2013 Quotable Quotes

Sat 15 Feb 2014

2013 Quotable Quotes

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February 15: In this 2013 season rewind, asiantour.com picks out some of the best, funny, dramatic and exciting quotes which gave writers and journalists across the globe with the essence to turn a good story into a great news piece.
The Asian Tour has been a fantastic place for me to be in. This is the Tour of the region and in my eyes it is the only Tour in the region.
Scott Hend after winning the Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT
It is a great honour for me to receive an Honorary Membership from the Asian Tour. This is absolutely wonderful. I’ve played in Asia for many, many years and for them to do that, to basically be their International Ambassador as well, is something which I will take seriously.
Scott Hend of Australia Scott Hend of Australia
Ernie Els of South Africa after accepting Asian Tour Honorary Membership and International Ambassador Role.
All you need is one good week to turn your life around. I feel my time is coming soon. I think my father and my country will be proud even though I didn’t win.
Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka after almost being reduced to tears when he finished second at the Zaykabar Myanmar Open presented by Alpine.
No one remembers the second place guy. It is only the winner who stays in the history books.
Gaganjeet Bhullar following his second place result at the Avantha Masters.
During the suspension, I couldn’t eat anything. I was so excited. When I walked out, everything was shaking, even my voice.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat on the rain suspension during the final round of the Maybank Malaysian Open.
I’ve played in over 200 tournaments worldwide and to get my first win here takes the money off my back.
An emotional Wade Ormsby after winning the Panasonic Open India.
I felt like I was at the Hong Kong Open once again!
Lin Wen-tang after hitting out of the trees to win the Solaire Open.
Suddenly all the pressure piled on me because I didn’t know what to say to him. Should I go out there to tell him it is okay when it clearly isn’t? It is really tough to see your friend having a difficult time coming down the stretch.
Pariya Junhasavasdikul of Thailand. Pariya Junhasavasdikul of Thailand.
Pariya Junhasavasdikul on defeating good friend Baek Seuk-hyun at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters.
Jonathan Moore played with me in the first two rounds and he said that he was watching a US$100,000 short game golf clinic.
Thaworn Wiratchant after winning the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship.
Started with a bang and ended with a bang but I have no idea what happened in between! I felt my best out there and I’ll take the positives out of this round.
Jyoti Randhawa after claiming his best result since 2009 at the CJ Invitational Hosted by KJ Choi.
Playing a play-off with someone like Gary (Woodland), I know I don’t want it to last very long.
Ryan Moore after defeating Woodland in a Monday play-off at the CIMB Classic.
This is the biggest win of my career and hopefully there are better things to come.
Dustin Johnson after winning the WGC-HSBC Champions.
After winning in Brunei, I was really hungry to win more tournaments but it didn’t happen. However, I still remained confident and that victory came today.
Siddikur Rahman at the Hero Indian Open.
Before coming to the Philippines, I was affected by what I saw of the damage and victims suffering from the aftermath of the typhoon on television. I’ve decided to donate 50% of my winnings to do my part and support the relief efforts.
Liang Wen-chong after winning at the inaugural Resorts World Manila Masters.
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It would have been the easiest thing for me to just go ahead and pull out of the tournament with what has been going on over the last week. But I really wanted to come down here and play.
Jason Day on playing the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf despite knowing that his extended family had suffered immensely from Typhoon Haiyan.
There are no bad feelings especially when you didn’t do any mistake and somebody is playing better than you.
Prom Meesawat after losing to Miguel Angel Jimenez on the first play-off hole at the Hong Kong Open.
It was great, an amazing week… obviously being the last week of the year and for having Katharina caddie for me.
Sergio Garcia when he won the Thailand Golf Championship with his girlfriend Katharina Boehm on his bag.
This win is special as it is dedicated to all Thai people. I’m really honoured and proud to be the first Thai player to win the prestigious Queen’s and King’s trophy.
Prayad Marksaeng following his victory at the King’s Cup Golf Hua Hin.
I learnt a new Chinese phase and it says Wo ta de heng hao (I’ve played very well) and I hope that comes true this week.
Gaganjeet Bhullar ahead of his title challenge at the WGC-HSBC Champions.
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