Q. Last week you talked about the fact that you had a hard time playing the next week after winning, you really loved this course, though you really loved this tournament, if it hadn't been Memorial this week would you be here?
KENNY PERRY: That was a good point. Freddie and I talked about not playing. But since it was the Memorial, I said, I can't miss that place. I love that place. It might have been -- if it would have been another tournament, I might have skipped. But since it was here, too many good memories, too many good feelings here. My dad has always told me, when you are playing well, you might as well ride it out. That's a good point. You might as well ride it out as well as you can. And if you are playing poorly, then take a couple of weeks off.
Q. Would you think of skipping because of that?
KENNY PERRY: It's just mentally draining and physically for me. I haven't there be enough, and when I do win we do have a good time. We go out and celebrate so it's kind of fun.
Q. Furyk said yesterday that even though he won here last year, he still considers this a power hitter's course and Jack has made some changes in recent years to try to control power hitters. Charles is leading, you're second, there are some big boys on the board, do you think this place caters to the long ball?
KENNY PERRY: I agree very much so. Jack's greens are usually firmer and with more slope, with a slope designed in them. You definitely need a shorter club coming into these greens to be able to hold them, to be able to fit the ball around these greens. It's nice to have 7, 8, 9 irons to the green as opposed to a 4-iron. It's a huge advantage here especially. If we didn't get anymore rain and he dries these greens out and they keep getting firmer, it's going to play more to our hand.
Q. I think we have to know what you do to celebrate?
KENNY PERRY: I don't drink, I don't drink any alcohol, I never have. We all went to my house. I just added 3,000 square feet on to my house. It was about a 4,000 square foot house, now it's 7 thousand. We are moving in to it and everybody came to my house and we were just playing pool. We were up. We were all enjoying the moment. Talking about it. My dad especially, he loves to talk about my round for some reason. He will tell me every shot. He has done that my whole life. We had to go over the round, talk about the feelings, the emotions.
Q. Was that Sunday night?
KENNY PERRY: Yes they had a limo there waiting for me. We all piled up in the limo. Dad started immediately, off we went.
Q. Did you have to win last week to afford to pay for that addition?
KENNY PERRY: No, it was paid off. That's no problem.
Q. Is it done as a trophy room?
KENNY PERRY: I did build a trophy room. It's beautiful. My wife did the whole thing. I'm going to put all of my trophies in there, I don't have many, 5.
Q. What time did the party break up?
KENNY PERRY: I would say they all left about 1:30, somewhere in there. We don't party like most people party.
Q. Your dad couldn't have found too many shots to second-guess you on after a week like that.
KENNY PERRY: No, he was just proud of me. He was excited. He is funny. I remember last year at TPC, I fired an 8-iron right over the green. He was watching me. He said, what were you thinking about on that hole? You know that was way too much club. He says stuff like that all the time.
Q. Can you tell us how old he is and his name?
KENNY PERRY: Kenny Perry, 79.
Q. Are you playing next week?
KENNY PERRY: No, I am not, take that week off and go to The Open.
JOEL SCHUCHMANN: If we can go over your scorecard. No. 8.
KENNY PERRY: I hit a 7-iron probably ten feet left of the hole, pin-high perfect rolled that in.
JOEL SCHUCHMANN: Par-5, 11.
KENNY PERRY: 11, I hit a 3-wood off the tee. A 4-iron, a sand wedge to six feet below the hole.
JOEL SCHUCHMANN: 13.
KENNY PERRY: 13, I hit a driver and an 8-iron about 30 feet from the hole, rolled a bottom in there. I made 2 long putts today which is something I hadn't been making, which is kind of nice.
JOEL SCHUCHMANN: The second par -5 in the back.
KENNY PERRY: Driver 3-iron past the hole, lagged it up there. 17, I hit a driver, 7-iron four feet past the hole, and 18, I hit a 2-iron and a 7-iron to about a foot past the hole.
JOEL SCHUCHMANN: Nice way to finish off.
KENNY PERRY: A sweet way to end the round.
Q. Kenny, on 17, I think most guys were hitting a 3-wood this week, how did you fit a driver in there?
KENNY PERRY: That's the best club in my bag. There is definitely a runway up there to hit it between those 2 bunkers.
Q. You went for that shoot?
KENNY PERRY: Yes, I did. I aimed for the shoot and that's where I hit it.
Q. You didn't go down?
KENNY PERRY: No, I didn't go down. I was dead even with the bunkers. It's like 299 to the right one, 300 to the left one. I hit it right in the middle of the shoot.
Q. You are hitting it good?
KENNY PERRY: When you get it going, you let it go.
Q. Any divots?
KENNY PERRY: No. (Laughs).
JOEL SCHUCHMANN: Anything else? Kenny, thank you very much.
KENNY PERRY: You're very welcome.
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