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    Confidence comes from hard work. It comes from facing different situations and making putts. It comes from knowing you've worked on the right things, so when you get under the gun, you can execute what you've practiced.
    — David Duval
    I think about what I say. I don't give stock answers. I'm not trying to cultivate an image with the public, like several of the top players do.
    — David Duval
    tags: stock 
     
    And if people do like me, I think it's because I'm a stand-up guy.
    — David Duval
    tags: people 
     
    I realize what it means to be financially comfortable, and I want to be that. But I'm lucky enough to be in that position. And I'm also careful. I save 38 percent of my earnings after expenses, before taxes.
    — David Duval
    tags: tax 
     
    I slowly continued to compensate for the physical problems I was having and ended up completely destroying my swing, my set-up, my posture. Everything was gone.
    — David Duval
    tags: problem  gone 
     
    I may not look it when I'm playing, but I think I'm a fun guy to hang with when I'm relaxing.
    — David Duval
    tags: fun 
     
    I love hitting the ball, controlling the ball. And yeah, even the roar of the crowd. I enjoy the roar of the crowd probably less than some players and more than some. But I'm not out here to be a celebrity.
    — David Duval
    tags: celebrity 
     
    I know the other side. I know what awful golf is.
    — David Duval
    tags: golf 
     
    I didn't do anything spectacular when I won the Open in 2001. I hit the ball good, not great. I putted good, not great, but I think I missed maybe two putts inside eight feet all week.
    — David Duval
    But just like I've always said when people complain about tee times, 'I just want a tee time. Just give me one so I can play.
    — David Duval
    tags: time  people 
     
    I've just been working hard, trying to get some good stuff to come out.
    — David Duval
    But you know, I'm just not a quitter.
    — David Duval
    The way I grew up playing, and the way most Americans have grown up, is that you hit the ball up in the air and then it stops where it lands.
    — David Duval
    tags: american 
     
    It's easy at times to win golf tournaments and shoot 59, and sometimes it's hard to post an 85.
    — David Duval
    tags: time  golf 
     
    When I'm swinging well, nobody hits the golf ball any better than I do.
    — David Duval
    tags: golf 
     
    The best way to explain it is that I'm not yearning anymore, on or off the course. I appreciate what I have. I feel like I'm blessed.
    — David Duval
    I'm content. I want to have better success in the tournaments than I've had, but I know I'm playing well, so I'm happy with that.
    — David Duval
    tags: success 
     
    At the U.S. Open, you're going to make bogeys.
    — David Duval
    I was in the middle of the golf tournament trying to make birdies and I was just having a blast. So that probably qualifies as having a greater appreciation.
    — David Duval
    tags: appreciation  golf 
     
    You've got to make an effort on your own. Some people don't even try.
    — David Duval
    tags: people 
     
    I went to Q-school knowing that I could play well and get through.
    — David Duval
    tags: knowing 
     
    You do what you need to if you're serious about playing great golf.
    — David Duval
    tags: golf 
     
    I've seen the bottom and I know the difference between good golf and bad golf.
    — David Duval
    tags: bad  golf 
     
    A lot of players are slow to change, you're playing good,( you think) why do I want to mess with that ? It takes a lot of testing, a lot of practice and observation of the ball, especially under competitive circumstances, to realize this is a better product and I need to start using it.
    — David Duval
    Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing.
    — David Duval
    tags: confidence 
     
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