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Saturday, July 17, 2010
Here's my 5 favorite quotes about British Open


The following quotes are excerpted from my books, Golf Shorts and Golf Shorts Par 2, "1001 of the Game's Funniest One Liners".

Top Five British Open Quotes

1. "Any time you leave the U.S.A., you're just camping out."

-- Sam Snead, on his losing streak at the British Open

2. "How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations and been divorced twice."

-- Lee Trevino, on his prospects for winning the 1983 U.S. Open

3. "Would I have to learn the rules and all that crap?"

-- John Daly, after being asked to join the Royal and Ancient after winning the '95 British Open

4. "How's my name going to fit on that thing?"

-- Mark Calcavecchia, on the trophy awarded him for winning the 1989 British Open

5. "Only Opens."

-- Tom Watson, asked whether he collected anything Scottish for good luck

For more quotes, check it out here.