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