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Did i really say that? With Tiger Woods

On his ambitions "I don't want to be the best black golfer, I want to be the best golfer, period." (1996)

On his culinary skills "I don't cook, either. Not as long as they still deliver pizza." (1999)

On his father's influence "Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun." (2000)

On being a role model "If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do." (2002)

On defeat "I'm trying as hard as I can, and sometimes things don't go your way, and that's the way things go." (2005)

On marriage "My marriage is only going to help me. I found a person I can talk to and a person who is going to be by my side through thick and thin. Elin has instilled a lot of confidence in me." (2005)

On golf "Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps." (2006)

On his wife, Elin "My wife, we're in it together. We're a team, and we do things as a team. And I care about her with all my heart." (2006)

On himself "If you can't laugh at yourself, then who can you laugh at?" (2007)

On his marriage "I'm asked why people don't oftten see me and Elin in gossip magazines or tabloids. I think we've avoided a lot of media attention because we are kind of boring." (2009)

On his car accident "This situation is my fault, and it's obviously embarrassing to my family and me. I'm human and I'm not perfect. I will certainly make sure this doesn't happen again." (2009)


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