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You have to understand, I don't play golf for fun. It's my business. When the mailman starts delivering mail on his off day, that's when I'll start playing golf for the hell of it. I like to play in tournaments. There are many great courses around the world that I have never played that are next door to tournaments. I have not played them because I don't play for fun

Lee Trevino

Until you play it, St. Andrews looks like the sort of real estate you couldn't give away

Sam Snead

Most people play a fair game of golf - If you watch them

Joey Adams

The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody would put a flagstick on top

Pete Dye

It is beyond doubt that the chief motive of Vegetarianism is the humane one. Questions of hygiene and of economy both play their part, and an important part, in a full discussion of food reform; but the feeling which underlies and animates the whole movement is the instinctive horror of butchery, especially the butchery of the more highly organized animals, so human, so near akin to man.

HENRY S. SALT

On the Old Course at St. Andrews: This is the origin of the game, golf in its purest form, and it's still played that way on a course seemingly untouched by time. Every time I play here, it reminds me that this is still a game

Arnold Palmer

If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.

Bob Hope

There's no game like golf: you go out with three friends, play eighteen holes, and return with three enemies

Unknown

If you wish to hide your character, do not play golf

Percey Boomer

If I'm on the course and lightning starts, I get inside fast. If God wants to play through, let him

Bob Hope

One thing about golf is you don't know why you play bad and why you play good.

George Archer

I'm a golfaholic, no question about that. Counseling wouldn't help me. They'd have to put me in prison, and then I'd talk the warden into building a hole or two and teach him how to play.

Lee Trevino

Golf is not just an exercise; it's an adventure, a romance... a Shakespeare play in which disaster and comedy are intertwined.

Harold Segall

Golf isn't like other sports where you can take a player out if he's having a bad day. You have to play the whole game

Phil Blackmar

You are meant to play the ball as it lies, a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.

Grantland Rice

After all these years, it's still embarrassing for me to play on the American golf tour. Like the time I asked my caddie for a sand wedge and he came back ten minutes later with a ham on rye

Chi Chi Rodriguez

It is more satisfying to be a bad player at golf. The worse you play, the better you remember the occasional good shot.

Nubar Gulbenkian

Play it as it lies" is one of the fundamental dictates of golf. The other is "Wear it if it clashes

Henry Beard

The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flagstick on top.

Pete Dye

I'd play every day if I could. It's cheaper than a shrink and there are no telephones on my golf cart.

Brent Musburger

Forget your opponents; always play against par.

Sam Snead

Golf is a fascinating game. It has taken me nearly forty years to discover that I can't play it.

Ted Ray

Writing is an escape from a world that crowds me. I like being alone in a room. It's almost a form of meditation- an investigation of my own life. It has nothing to do with "I've got to get another play

Neil Simon

It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. It is when we all play safe that fatality will lead us to our doom. It is in the "dark shade of courage" alone that the spell can be broken.

Dag Hammarskjld

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