Q. More pins on shelves than you have ever seen?
TIGER WOODS: Without a doubt. Like the pin on 14, I have never seen it up that high. You feel like you take one step off you'll fall back.
Q. Is there any reason not to go at some of those pins?
TIGER WOODS: Playing probably two or three yards short of the hole. If it gets to the flag, so be it. Just hit it, rolls back, and you've got a 15- or 20-footer up the hill. That was my theory.
Q. You made your feelings quite clear relating to the notions of a slump. Do you see that as a compliment as you're the only one -gone earth with that?
TIGER WOODS: No.
Q. You've raised the bar so high.
TIGER WOODS: Sounds like people talk about that don't really understand the game of golf. If you understand the game of golf and you've been out here long enough to see all of best players in the world, you'd understand that what I've done this year and the past year, doesn't add up to that.
Q. How important is it to take advantage of the par 5s?
TIGER WOODS: Not only the par 5s, but there's a stretch of holes until the middle of the round, you get 5,6,7, 10, you've got to play those holes under par. If you don't you're going to get past.
Q. How is your knee?
TIGER WOODS: It's not the walking that makes my knee sore. It's actually the swinging of the golf club. So the walking part is actually the easy part.
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