"A lot of the tournaments I play in, at my age now — not 20 years ago — they are just golf tournaments. It's another week of golf. And for me to be tied at this moment, it's a little shocking, but I played a really good round of golf today.
"I have to do that tomorrow," Couples added, "or they will just fly by me."
Catch him if you can.
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