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42 Golf Quotes

Golf Quotes

Golf Quotes



1. “Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.”

-Arnold Palmer



2. “This is a game of misses. The guy who misses the best is going to win.”

-Ben Hogan



3. “Golf is 90% mental. Once you know how to hold the club, swing it, it’s all in the mind.”

-Dan Jenkins



4. “Golf is game of respect and sportsmanship; we have to respect its traditions and its rules.”

-Jack Nicklaus



5. “Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.”

-Arnold Palmer



6. “For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind.”

-Harry Vardon



7. “Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.”

-Tiger Woods



8. “You do what you need to if you’re serious about playing great golf.”

-David Duval



9. “You don’t know what pressure is until you play for five bucks with only two bucks in your pocket.”

-Lee Trevino



10. “Golf is a humbling sport.”

-Peter Uihlein



11. “Golf is a working man’s sport in Scotland.”

-Brian Binnie



12. “I’m addicted. I’m addicted to golf.”

-Tiger Woods



13. “There’s so much more to life than golf. Family is always first.”

-Ernie Els



14. “Golf was my vehicle to competition, and I can’t play if I can’t compete.”

-Jack Nicklaus



15. “Anybody who plays golf will tell you that you play against yourself.”

-Martin Sheen



16. “Golf is evolving, every day, every shot.”

-Tiger Woods



17. “A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks.”

-Gary Player



18. “To find a man’s true character, play golf with him.”

-P. G. Wodehouse



19. “Golf has made me and shaped me into the person I am here today.”

-Tiger Woods



20. “Golf is all about patience – one tournament is four days long, 18 holes a day.”

-Lindsey Vonn



21. “Hit the shot you know you can hit, not the one you think you should.”

-Dr. Bob Rotella



22. “Do your best, one shot at a time and then move on. Remember that golf is just a game.”

-Nancy Lopez



23. “Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course… the space between your ears.”

-Bobby Jones



24. “Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.”

-B. C. Forbes



25. “Golf is not a game of good shots. It’s a game of bad shots.”

-Ben Hogan



26. “There is no such thing as natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls.”

-Lee Trevino



27. “It’s nice to win. I’ll never win again. I may have to take up golf – take on Tiger.”

-Lance Armstrong



28. “Forget your opponents; always play against par.”

-Sam Snead



29. “Somehow, it is hard to dislike a man once you have played a round of golf with him.”

-John Updike



30. “A perfectly straight shot with a big club is a fluke.”

-Jack Nicklaus



31. “Golf is a science, the study of a lifetime, in which you can exhaust yourself but never your subject.”

-David Forgan



32. “Golf and dating don’t mix.”

-Larry David



33. “Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.”

-Woodrow Wilson



34. “Golf has always been a game where you have to control both ends of the club.”

-Matt Kuchar



35. “Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20% of the time, you’re the best.”

-Jack Nicklaus



36. “The mental aspect of golf is what makes golf such a great sport.”

-Johnny Miller



37. “The most important shot in golf is the next one.”

-Ben Hogan



38. “Confidence in golf means being able to concentrate on the problem at hand with no outside interference.”

-Tom Watson



39. “A golfer has to train his swing on the practice tee, then trust it on the course.”

-Dr. Bob Rotella



40. “The mind messes up more shots than the body.”

-Tommy Bolt



41. “A good player who is a great putter is a match for any golfer. A great hitter who cannot putt is a match for no one.”

-Ben Sayers



42. “I never rooted against an opponent, but I never rooted for him either.”

-Arnold Palmer