golf Quotes

Eighteen holes of match or medal play will teach you more about your foe than will 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.

Grantland Rice

Fifty years ago, 100 white men chasing one black man across a field was called the Ku Klux Klan. Today it's called the PGA Tour

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Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent's.

Grantland Rice

Man blames fate for other accidents but feels personally responsible for a hole in one.

Martha Beckman

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill scoured by a whiff of arrogance

Alistair Cooke

There are two things you can do with your head down - play golf and pray.

Lee Trevino

When I putt, my emotions collide like tectonic plates. It's left my memory circuits full of scars that won't heal

Mac O'Grady

John certainly gives it a good hit, doesn't he? My Sunday best is a Wednesday afternoon compared to him.

Nick Faldo

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation

Jack Nicklaus

If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate

Tom Watson

Nobody buy you and your caddie care what you do out there, and if your caddie is betting against you, he doesn't care, either

Lee Trevino

There is no such thing as a natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls

Lee Trevino

Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't the slightest idea how to play.

Gary Player

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

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.

Tiger Woods

The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish

Sam Snead

I feel for the sponsors HSBC because they put up a lot of money. This is the richest first prize in all of golf one million pounds

Michael Campbell

The fundamental problem with golf is that every so often, no matter how lacking you may be in the essential virtues required of a steady player, the odds are that one day you will hit the ball straight, hard, and out of sight. This is the essential frustration of this excruciating sport. For when you've done it once, you make the fundamental error of asking yourself why you can't do this all the time. The answer to this question is simple: the first time was a fluke

Colin Bowles

My best score ever was 103, but I've only been playing 15 years

Alex Karris

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

Winston Churchill

next shot is eighty percent of winning golf..

Ben Hogan

The most successful way to play golf is the easiest way

Harry Vardon

something you create by hitting millions of golf balls...

Lee Trevino

have never been troubled by nerves in golf because I felt I had nothing to..

Harry Vardon

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