Q. What did you think when you came up and saw the ball in the foot print?
SCOTT HOCH: You can't print it. You can't print what I was thinking.
Q. We won't print it, just tell us.
SCOTT HOCH: Sure, sure.
Q. The shot to get it out was good?
SCOTT HOCH: Yes, it was good. I was sitting okay. We had a clump in front and a clump behind. The big deposit of sand behind it was well above the ball, so I couldn't take a regular swing I just had to take it straight up and I couldn't even address the ball, I had to hold it up and take it straight up. Otherwise if I hit the sand going back, then I lost.
Q. How do you prepare for tomorrow morning, do you go through your regular routine?
SCOTT HOCH: Regular routine, yes.
Q. Did you have a problem with the first shot on the playoff hole being able to see the hole very well?
SCOTT HOCH: Yes. The depth perception, trying to hit a delicate shot like that. I was almost ready to say, I felt good with it. I backed off. That was because a bug was flying around.
Q. What about the putt, did you have trouble on the first playoff hole?
SCOTT HOCH: No, not really. We thought we knew what we were going to do because Bob Tway had the same putt when I played with him in the tournament on the 72-hold, so we saw what kind of what it was doing. Also how his chipped released and mine released. Bob hit it about 3 and a half feet by. I didn't want to do anything stupid there. I thought it was quick. I didn't hit it hard enough.
Q. Do you think you will take a beating from this?
SCOTT HOCH: Who?
SCOTT HOCH: Why.
Q. From the public?
SCOTT HOCH: Sorry, I mean you have to win a tournament. You got to do what you can. Well, being a golfer and being out there, if any of you guys were out there and saw it not on TV, because TV makes it look brighter than it is, and you get this much riding on the tournament, I think anybody would agree that it would have been a tough situation. And if other people feel bad -- I would like to have had a result today. And I would have liked that result in my favor. But if I feel that it's a disadvantage for me to continue because I can't see the line, then I shouldn't play and they shouldn't hold that against me. I think it was a mutual decision. I was just the one that said it first. And knowing the rule. I played hockey puck with it a couple of times when I was trying to finish up even in big tournaments. You just have a tough time seeing.
Q. Scott, will you go out and hit anymore like 8 foot putts?
SCOTT HOCH: Oh, yes I will do more of those. I will try to find a putt like that go to the putting green and putt it. Or get out there before they cut the greens or anybody is on the greens out there and hit. Hit a few without anyone seeing me so I could see where the break is.
Q. The first playoff hole --
SCOTT HOCH: I can't do that. I was just kidding about that.
Q. The first playoff hole you walk over and look at Furyk's ball when he was in the (Inaudible)
SCOTT HOCH: Well, we are in Match Play situation now. I feed off of what he does. I thought I was going to go first, I wanted to see what he had. That would determine how I was going to play my shot, whether I would be more aggressive and go toward the pin or play to the right and have a chance at birdie. He had a tough shot. He did have a tough shot to the green. I hit it where I aimed it but I was hoping I pulled it a little bit. He hit long. I don't know why he hit it long, but he hit it long, and was able to drop. Maybe actually that was a smart shot, he might have been playing long in case he hit the sand and playing heavy because he knew where he would be dropping go it. He probably was smart in doing that. He hit an excellent chip shot.
JOHN BUSH: Thanks for coming by. Good luck in the morning.
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