Golf Quotes

In baseball you hit your home run over the right-field fence, the left-field fence, the center-field fence. Nobody cares. In golf everything has got to be right over second base.

Ken Harrelson

If I can hit a curveball, why can't I hit a ball that is standing still on a course?

Larry Nelson

Golf balls are attracted to water as unerringly as the eye of a middle-aged man to a female bosom.

Michael Green

A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand, and water.

Bob Ryan

Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass

Bob Hope

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

Real golfers, no matter what the provocation, never strike a caddie with the driver. The sand wedge is far more effective

Huxtable Pippey

They call it golf because all of the other four-letter words were taken.

Raymond Floyd

My handicap? Woods and irons.

Chris Codiroli

The golf swing is like a suitcase into which we are trying to pack one too many things.

John Updike

Even God has to practice his putting

Golf Saying

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

Pete Dye

If you're 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 played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.

Jim Bishop

I know I am getting better at golf because I'm hitting fewer spectators.

Gerald Ford

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

Henry Beard

I just hope I don't have to explain all the times I've used His name in vain when I get up there

Bob Hope

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

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

Playing the game I have learned the meaning of humility. It has given me an understanding of futility of the human effort.

Abba Eban

It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.

Hank Aaron

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 Jacobsen

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

A golf ball is like a clock. Always hit it at 6 o'clock and make it go toward 12 o'clock. But make sure you're in the same time zone

Chi Chi Rodriguez

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Updated On : November 01, 2008
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