Stacy Lewis (Quick Quotes)


By USGA
July 6, 2012

Q.      Tell me what the difference was. 

STACY LEWIS:  You know, I actually didn't play that bad yesterday.  I just kind of let a few things get to me.  My attitude was not very good, and I came out today, I didn't really have anything to lose, and I knew I was playing well.  So just a little better attitude.

Q.  Is there a little bit feeling of pressure of maybe trying to get a few birdies early, just make sure you get yourself under par for the day and get sort of building toward I gotta make the cut if I want to win; right? 

STACY LEWIS:  Yeah, I knew I needed to shoot a couple under just to make the cut, but I kind of looked at it as chipping away at the lead, so that makes me not focus on the cut.  That's what I did.  If I can get to under par tomorrow, I think I'll be in a good spot.  I'm happy I came back and played better today.

Q.  How big was the birdie at 2 after bogey one? 

STACY LEWIS:  Oh, it was huge.  I hit a bad second shot, bad chip shot that putt and I was like here we go again.  And birdie at 2, bounced back right away, made a really good putt, and that really kind of calmed me down, and from there I didn't really hit a bad shot from there in.

Q.  How far was the putt? 

STACY LEWIS:  About eight feet.

Q.  The kind you need to make? 

STACY LEWIS:  Yeah, I mean a par 5 you hit a wedge in there pretty close, you have to make it, here at a U. S. Open you have to make it.

Q.  Did you work on anything yesterday or do anything after your round?  I know it was so late in the day? 

STACY LEWIS:  Honestly I got done with the round and I told my coach, I said I don't know what I would work on.  I made a couple ‑‑ one bad swing on 6, and really, shooting a couple over is not really a bad score out there.  So I didn't really know what I needed to work on, so I didn't really do anything.  We also finished at 8:00.  So less than 12 hours to my tee time.

Q.  In some ways is that not better because then you're not stewing on it, too? 

STACY LEWIS:  Absolutely.  I was glad I didn't play in the morning, and I had all day yesterday to think about it and then this morning to think about it, so it was good that I was able to get into a rhythm early this morning.

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