Q. Have these been the best two weeks of your career?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: As two weeks in a row, yes. Undoubtedly the best two weeks. I think I could have finished last here and it would have been the best two weeks of my career anyway.
(Laughter.) Yes, back to back, yes, definitely the best two. I have a week off now and I don't think even in the whole week I'll come down from the high that I'm on. The Ryder Cup is phenomenal. I think that that has helped me back up and win this week. And it is important to me -- I played quite well this year, I played -- it's important to get a few wins. Because I'm in contention a lot. And, but I've been asking myself questions if I don't win sometimes. So it is very important individually to win this week. And I'm very happy. It should give me some confidence too.
Q. What went through your mind when someone wandered across the fairway before you teed up in the playoff?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Well I was into my own game. So to be honest, I would have been -- I was really just going to hit her anyway.
No, it didn't bother me at all. I've got to say, I wouldn't have had any thought about it myself. It was fine, to be honest. The concentration was great all week. I certainly -- one person walking across the fairway, you know, it's a student town and it's a full town right now, so.
Q. Will you be having tea or what are you going to fill that cup there with?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: I think there will be, yes. I've got to say, you know, it might be a soft drink or too. But I'm on a high anyway myself. I don't need anything.
Q. How frustrating has it been not winning up to now when you've been in contention?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: It's only frustrating at the moment you lose. As in you don't get frustrated maybe when you're on the practice ground or when you're preparing for events. But on a Sunday evening, if you've lost another event, it is frustrating. I've got to say that I stay pretty positive outside of that. On a yearly context it would have been frustrating to go a whole year without winning. I've always said that one of the things I wanted to do was maybe win bigger events, and obviously this is a bigger event. So this is a stepping stone for getting up there and winning the very big events. So it would be frustrating as I said if you finish second all the time. But I'm taking this as a win in the Dunhill Championship and that will do me very nicely.
GORDON SIMPSON: Okay folks, one more.
J.P. McMANUS: No, I didn't, it was bad enough as it was.
GORDON SIMPSON: Okay. Well, gentlemen, it's been a wonderful day, and as I said, I think you'll probably have a good job filling that cup right there. Padraig, well done. J.P., also well done. Thank you.
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