I realize what it means to be financially comfortable, and I want to be that. But I'm lucky enough to be in that position. And I'm also careful. I save 38 percent of my earnings after expenses, before taxes.

- David Duval

I love hitting the ball, controlling the ball. And yeah, even the roar of the crowd. I enjoy the roar of the crowd probably less than some players and more than some. But I'm not out here to be a celebrity.

- David Duval

And if people do like me, I think it's because I'm a stand-up guy.

- David Duval

I slowly continued to compensate for the physical problems I was having and ended up completely destroying my swing, my set-up, my posture. Everything was gone.

- David Duval

At the U.S. Open, you're going to make bogeys.

- David Duval

I was in the middle of the golf tournament trying to make birdies and I was just having a blast. So that probably qualifies as having a greater appreciation.

- David Duval

But more than that, I wanted my wife and my family to see how I can actually play this game. They haven't seen me at my best, and I want them to.

- David Duval

We might not make what athletes in other sports make, but we have greater longevity and we do have certain freedoms to do things they can't do. Like stay home one week and play the next week.

- David Duval

But just like I've always said when people complain about tee times, 'I just want a tee time. Just give me one so I can play.'

- David Duval

What I'm saying is that, unlike a lot of portrayals of me, I'm not hiding behind the sunglasses. I'm out there working. I'm not trying to sell anybody anything, but I do realize we're entertainers.

- David Duval