2013 PGA Championship Thursday Interview Transcript: Kevin Streelman
Q. First off, can you talk about the eagle that you had on 4?
KEVIN STREELMAN: It's such a great par 5 because you have got to position your tee ball and your second shot to get a birdie.
Hit a great drive down the right side, which I knew I needed to, and then hit a great 3 wood to the left side, which I knew I needed to because the pin was really just tucked in the back right corner. Pretty much had a straight look right up the gut. It was one of those that was tough to make, but had a good line on it and buried about a 60 , 70 footer there.
Q. Wow, okay. So you hit 3 wood and made the long putt, okay. That got the round going and you finished with an even par. Can you talk about how that helped you?
KEVIN STREELMAN: Yeah, this is one of my favorite courses I have ever seen, to be honest. I feel really comfortable this week. I was very disappointed with the double I had, but just bad lay up really on the par 5 from the other side, the back side. But besides that, I played beautifully. I feel really confident.
Just go out and attack tomorrow if the greens aren't too bad at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon. Play smart golf and just try to get in position for the weekend.
Q. Did that help this morning having a little bit of rain overnight and then getting out there early?
KEVIN STREELMAN: Probably. You know, there wasn't much wind and now there's not much wind, to be honest. This is a beautiful day. The greens were nice. The greens were receptive, as well. It always helps for us if you have pins that are reasonably accessible, you can attack them.
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