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Questions For Kenny Perry
Kenny Perry
March 28, 2005
After losing the ugly shirts, "jacket guy" Kenny Perry outlasted Vijay Singh at Bay Hill and then talked to SI
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March 28, 2005

Questions For Kenny Perry

After losing the ugly shirts, "jacket guy" Kenny Perry outlasted Vijay Singh at Bay Hill and then talked to SI

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Q: You played 30 holes last Saturday and 25 on Sunday because of the rain delays. Was it more of a physical or mental drain?

KP: It was physical for me. I'm 44 and definitely not a spring chicken anymore.

Q: Why are you playing your best golf in your 40s?

KP: I don't have any stress. I used to have mortgages and bills and kids who wanted me to come home. Now I have two kids in college and one who's a junior in high school, and they're doing great. We're all happy. The biggest difference in my play is that I'm having fun out here.

Q: Is this your first win while not wearing a hideous Tabasco shirt?

KP: Yes. When I signed my new contract with TaylorMade and Adidas, they wanted me to wear their shirts.

Q: Did your wife burn the Tabasco shirts?

KP: No [laughing], we gave them away.

Q: Vijay is back to No. 1 in the World Ranking. Do you really think he's better than Tiger Woods?

KP: Vijay has played better over the last two years. They're both fun to watch. They teach you that it's not about second place, it's about winning.

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