golf Quotes

A "gimme" can best be defined as an agreement between two golfers, neither of whom can putt very well.

Unknown

Golf is a game in which the ball lies poorly and the players well.

Art Rosenbaum

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

George Archer

Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards

Al Boliska

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

Bob Hope

Golf is the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

"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,

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

Heywood Hale Broun

His driving is unbelievable. I don't go that far on my holidays.

Ian Baker-Finch

I never pray to God to make a putt. I pray to God to help me react good if I miss a putt.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

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

Princess Anne

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

Percey Boomer

When you hear someone shout "You da man," if he ain't shouting at Arnold Palmer, then it ain't da man

Ron Green

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

Unknown

What's nice about our tour is you can't remember your bad shots.

Bob Bruce

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

Jack Lemmon

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

Will Rogers

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

David Brenner

One almost expects one of the players to peer into the monitor and politely request viewers to refrain from munching so loudly on cheese and crackers while the golfers are trying to reach the greens.

Pete Alfano

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

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

Eric Linklater

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

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

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

Mark Twain

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Updated On : November 01, 2008
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