Q. Last week has given you the belief that all things are possible again?
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: Sure. People say to me that it's, probably the Major opportunity has gone, but -- and then you sort of, in sort of the down times you tend to believe that sometimes. And self-doubt creeps in. And you feel, okay, it's not going to happen. Majors are more difficult to win because Tiger's entered them now. And it's, they are more difficult to win. But if I come into a Major the way I have this week and also last, especially last week, of course I will have an opportunity of winning. Yeah. And there's people that won Majors in the past three years, Tiger hasn't won them all, people won Majors in the last three years that I feel I'm as good as. So there's no reason why I can't. And I would like to do that. I mean it doesn't, it won't change me in any way, it won't change my life. It will just probably change your questioning for the next couple of years.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: I do.
Q. Presumably you want to win again before the season is out.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: Sure. But that's not a goal as such. The goal is to play well. And I know if I play well, I don't have to look at the leaderboard, I'm on it. I'm very fortunate to say that. I'm good enough to be able to say that. And I hope that's not being big headed in any way. I just know that if I play well, if I play and putt well, I'm on the certain leaderboard. And I'm very fortunate to say that. And as long as I'm on the leaderboard enough, well the door will open occasionally. And I haven't won this year and it's been a little bit disappointing in a way. I thought I was going to win either the PGA or the Deutche Banc early on. But never mind, it doesn't alter anything. It's not the be all and end all for me to win.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: No, I didn't, I had nothing to do with the Ryder Cup. No, I was won of 12. Didn't matter who got the points. I didn't win anything. No. No.
Q. Did you think you could win today?
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: Yes, I did. After the 12th hole I thought I could win today, yeah. Yeah.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: I needed to get more birdies. I wasn't, it wasn't a total that I was thinking about. But 20-under would have been good. And that would have been, obviously that would have meant I would have had to score 60. But I wasn't thinking about 60. I was thinking about 20-under. It didn't matter where I started or where I came from. I just had to score 20-under, I felt. So I failed in that task. But I did okay.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: Yes. Yeah. Yeah, you do. You feel like you could birdie every hole. Of course you do. You just birdied six in a row, there's no reason why not carry on. Sure.
Q. Would you suggest any changes to this format or are you happy with it?
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: It's very difficult for me to say and it's not my decision. And I don't want to say anything. I think it's been a great success. I think this tournament was very very fortunate to have three courses. I believe that the courses we used here are better than the AT&T courses. And we're very fortunate to say that here. If we have weather like we had this week, the tournament has been a great success, yeah. And I think that all the amateur players that I spoke to, 168 of them, there's a lot. And I believe they have all enjoyed themselves thoroughly. And what more can you say about amateur golf, as long as amateurs enjoy what they do in their leisure time, well that's good.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: Well, it's amazing actually how many balls land there. And I might actually have a putt now and hit it a bit harder. I'd have to. Because, as I said, I thought I hit that okay, but it was actually 12 feet short. It actually just stayed on top. I can talk to him and Lawrie and a few others that have done better than me.
Q. Do you think you can win another Order of Merit?
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: That doesn't interest me. It did. It doesn't interest me any more at all. If it happens, it happens. I won't be battling for it. I have a big T-shirt with a number 7 on the back for that one. Thank you very much. I've been there and I've done that and I don't have to do that again. No.
GORDON SIMPSON: Okay, every one. Well played again today.
COLIN MONTGOMERIE: Thank you.
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