SCOTT HOCH: I made 3 bogeys but 2 of them I shouldn't have made at all. I bogeyed 8 in the middle of the fairway with just a pitch to the hole. I'm still making some good shots. It didn't seem to be bothering me with my irons, just my woods. It's nothing serious, not painful. It's keeping me from swinging the way I need to because it's making me flinch a little.
Q. Are you changing your clubs because of it?
SCOTT HOCH: No, I'm not changing anything. I can't. I don't think they have non-flinch clubs. There is nothing that I can do about it. Just a matter of trying to get it better. If I can't get it better, play through it.
Q. Are you doing anything with ice?
SCOTT HOCH: I'm getting it treated down there. I'm going to do it as soon as I go in and sign a few autographs, I'm going to get that treated. That's all I can do. This is different than what's bothering me in the past. This feels more like tendonitis down here, tendons or something. It's not back up in here where it's bothered me the last couple of years.
Q. Where did it bother you last year?
SCOTT HOCH: No, it bothered me taking it back. I couldn't grip to take it back. Once the swing started, I was fine.
Q. There year, is it playing more (inaudible)?
SCOTT HOCH: Right down here. Right when I angle it that way and then follow through.
Q. Where do you miss it?
SCOTT HOCH: Right when I try to stay down with it and try to hit a good draw. I tried to do that twice and hit 2 big hooks, one in the water on 18.
Q. When he was asking you about the age thing, is there any sense of pride in just the consistency that you had that you have been able to do this at such a high level for so long?
SCOTT HOCH: As being as I have been a good player for a long time, it's not a matter of pride. I just try to keep doing the best I can. These other guys play every week, too. Age didn't have anything to do with pride out here. It's how you finish.
Q. When you first started though did you let yourself think what would you be doing 20-some-odd years down the road?
SCOTT HOCH: No, I figured I would be a good player, as far as being, playing this well late, or this many years down the road, no, I really didn't think about it. But when you are in your early 20's, who is thinking about it 20, 25 years down the road?
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