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Tiger Woods, Other PGA Players Talk Course, Caddies, Competition

PGA officials speak to golf's economic impact.

As PGA Championship practice rounds were under way Tuesday and Wednesday at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, some notable players and officials took a few minutes to address questions.

The tournament begins Thursday at the Atlanta Athletic Club. The first pairings tee off on No. 1 at 7:30 a.m. and on No. 10 at 7:35 a.m. 

Golfing superstars Tiger Woods and Adam Scott fielded questions regarding their recent caddy controversy, while also addressing the difficulty and condition of the the club's Highlands Course and competing in the Georgia heat. Scott spoke about returning to play so soon after his recent win at the Bridgestone Invitational with Steve Williams, Woods' ex-caddy. Woods, meanwhile, addressed returning to form after recent injuries. 

Last year's champion Martin Kaymer also gave his opinion on the course, as well as his new-found fame.

The course seemed to be on everyone's minds as PGA officials, too, lauded it, while also speaking to the economic impact the game of golf has for the state of Georgia.

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