golf Quotes

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

The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can't improve your lie

George Deukmejian

If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron

Lee Trevino

Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening - and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented

Arnold Palmer

Golf is Life. If you can't take golf, you can't take life

Unknown

Golf is a game not just of manners but of morals.

Art Spander

It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling

Mark Twain

Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated

Arnold Palmer

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

Unknown

The difference between golf and government is that in golf you can't improve your lie.

George Deukmejian

If you call on God to improve the results of a shot while it is still in motion, you are using "an outside agency" and subject to appropriate penalties under the rules of golf.

Henry Longhurst

Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them.

Jimmy DeMaret

Golf is an ineffectual attempt to put an elusive ball into an obscure hole with implements ill-adapted to the purpose.

Woodrow Wilson

A golf course outside a big town serves an excellent purpose in that it segregates, as though a concentration camp, all the idle and idiot well-to-do

Osbert Sitwell

Baseball players quit playing and they take up golf. Basketball players quit, take up golf. Football players quit, take up golf. What are we supposed to take up when we quit?

George Archer

Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behaviour not otherwise excusable.

A.P. Herbert

I don't like watching golf on TV. I can't stand whispering

David Brenner

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has

Will Rogers

If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

Jack Lemmon

Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle.

Unknown

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

Percey Boomer

Golf seems to me an arduous way to go for a walk. I prefer to take the dogs out.

Princess Anne

Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitudes of measurements it invites the attention of perfectionists

Heywood Hale Broun

"After all, golf is only a game," said Millicent. Women say these things without thinking. It does not mean that there is a kink in their character. They simply don't realise what they are saying

P.G. Wodehouse,
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