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I am not trying to lessen my perfection tendencies, but I am trying to accept bad shots better. They were still a few today. Nick Faldo.

It is almost scary. He was machine-like. Faldo's coach, David Leadbetter.

If I'd been smart I'd have quit the game after winning the Masters in 1986. I haven't been competitive for three years now and unless things improve by the end of the year, I will probably quit tournament play - including senior events. Jack Nicklaus.

Bernhard (Langer) was clean-shaven when we set off. Now he has a beard this long. Lee Trevino about the time taken by the group ahead of him.

My putting was absolute crap. Ian Woosnam.

There is not so much static going through my brain these days. Too many things were going on in my head and it was a case of paralysis by analysis. Sandy Lyle.

I enjoy Muirfield and feel happy here. Birkdale doesn't get the juices flowing like this golf course does. It's horses for courses. Lyle.

It's not the arrows, it's the Indian. My clubs hit the ball forward - it's up to me to hit it straight. Jose-Maria Olazabal.

I didn't play well and didn't deserve anything else. Seve Ballesteros, who missed the cut.

I proved something to myself today. I took the one iron on the 12th, 14th, 15th and 18th. You have to use your head more on this golf course. John Daly, who made the cut.

As I went down the 18th fairway today and heard that ovation it was a very special moment for me. It may be the last time. Nicklaus.