Q. Were you thinking you had a chance at 59?
ROBERT GAMEZ: After the eagle I thought I had a chance. And then at 6, I hit the shot exactly how I wanted and thought, well, if I can make a few more birdies here -- well, I knew I had to birdie it. I knew I had the par 5, 8, which was downwind, and thought, well, if I can maybe make eagle there. I started thinking about it and I was nervous. I was definitely nervous. I got a little tentative I think on the first putt on 8 and it was just a little bit of nerves. It went up the hill. That green has the tier, and once it gets on top it goes away from you and I got a little tentative with it and left it about eight feet short, but I made it.
So, I was nervous, especially that last putt. Luckily, it was a fairly simple putt, just inside left putt from about ten feet.
Q. Given that what Indian Wells is, it's pretty short and everybody knows it, it gives up birdies and eagles, do you ever go to that course thinking that this is the kind of round that you're capable of on this golf course on any given day?
ROBERT GAMEZ: Yeah, you know what, we had perfect weather. All of the courses here do such a great job of getting them in shape. This golf course, yeah, it's short, but you still have to make the putts. The greens have some good pace to them and you've got to hit good golf shots. Even though you're hitting wedges a lot you still have to hit some good shots.
You know, I just got it going today and this is the type of course that we do look for and I know I was looking for it, being 4-under after two rounds, thinking the cut is going to be 10 or 11, maybe 12, and I knew I had to have a good round today.
Q. If you had one do-over for 59, what would it be? The putt on 6?
ROBERT GAMEZ: You know, probably the couple on the front that I missed. The back nine, I actually hit a pretty good putt there. It just kind of bounced on me. I fixed some pitch marks and didn't fix them well enough because it bounced on me and I missed it. It was a pretty good stroke.
The ones I had on the first nine, the par 5, 14, it was basically a 5-, 6-footer straight in or right center and I missed that. I just pushed it.
Then the next one, on the par 3 there, 15, I had about a 10-footer, and it was just a right-edge putt and I pushed it, as well. I think those were the ones, really.
On the front, I don't know if I really could have got more out of my front nine, which was my back. Obviously I shot 9-under.
Q. I think you come to PGA West tomorrow.
ROBERT GAMEZ: Right.
Q. You shot 61 a couple of years ago, didn't you?
ROBERT GAMEZ: Yeah, on Sunday. It's nice because I guess the rough is up pretty good over there. So it's kind of nice knowing I started hitting my driver well again. I don't know what it was last week and this week, I just struggled with it and, like I said, something clicked on the range this morning and I only hit really one bad drive and that was on 17 today. I hit it left and hit it off a tree and made a great up-and-down because I missed the green left.
JOAN vT ALEXANDER: Thanks, Robert, for spending a few minutes with us and we'll look for you over here tomorrow.
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