golf Quotes

Playing golf is like learning a foreign language

Henry Longhurst

One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot, the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.

Peter Marshall

All I've got against golf is it takes you so far from the clubhouse

Eric Linklater

No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer's mind

Tom Watson

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

Woodrow T. Wilson

Golf always makes me so damned angry

King George V

Golf is typical capitalist lunacy

George Bernard Shaw

Golf is an exercise in Scottish pointlessness for people who are no longer able to throw telephone poles at each other

Florence King

Golf is a game in which the slowest people in the world are those in front of you, and the fastest are those behind

Unknown

Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings of youth

Samuel Johnson

When you fall in love with golf, you seldom fall easy. It's obsession at first sight

Thomas Boswell

In primitive society, when native tribes beat the ground with clubs and yelled, it was called witchcraft; today, in civilized society, it is called golf

Unknown

Talking about golf is always boring. Playing golf can be interesting, but not the part where you try to hit the little ball; only the part where you drive the cart.

Dave Barry

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.

John Updike

Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose

Winston Churchill

I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone's golf game. It's called an eraser

Arnold Palmer

Golf: A five mile walk punctuated with disappointments

Unknown

Golf, more than most games, has a number of cliches, often successfully disguised as "tips"

Unknown

The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf-it's almost a law

H. G. Wells

Golf was once a rich man's sport, but now it has millions of poor players

Unknown

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President

Lyndon B. Johnson

I like trying to win. That's what golf is all about.

Jack Nicklaus

For me, the worst part of playing golf, by far, has always been hitting the ball

Dave Barry

Golf is not a game of great shots. It's a game of the most misses. The people who win make the smallest mistakes

Gene Littler
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