golf Quotes

The trouble that most of us find with the modern matched sets of clubs is that they don't really seem to know any more about the game than the old ones did.

Robert Browning

Golf is the cruelest of sports. Like life, it's unfair. It's a harlot. A trollop. It leads you on. It never lives up to its promises.... It's a boulevard of broken dreams. It plays with men. And runs off with the butcher.

Jim Murray

Through years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.

Jack Nicklaus

Golf is not a game, it's bondage. It was obviously devised by a man torn with guilt, eager to atone for his sins.

Jim Murray

But you don't have to go up in the stands and play your foul balls. I do

Sam Snead,

Trevino is in a league by himself. We don't even count him. We figure when you come in second, you're a winner.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

The best wood in most amateurs' bags is the pencil.


The average golfer doesn't play golf. He attacks it

Jack Burke

The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of butterflies in the adjoining meadows.

P.G. Wodehouse

Golf is like chasing a quinine pill around a cow pasture

Winston Churchill

Give me the fresh air, a beautiful partner, and a nice round of golf, and you can keep the fresh air and the round of golf.

Jack Benny

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.

Billy Graham

Isn't it fun to go out on the course and lie in the sun?

Bob Hope

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing

Ben Hogan

Yeah, after each of my downhill putts.

Homero Blancas

Golf is golf. You hit the ball, you go find it. Then you hit it again

Lon Hinkle

To some golfers, the greatest handicap is the ability to add correctly


I play in the low 80s. If it's any hotter than that, I won't play.

Joe E. Lewis

Golf without mistakes is like watching haircuts. A dinner without wine.

Jim Murray

If I had my way, any man guilty of golf would be barred from any public office in the United States and the families of the breed would be shipped off to the white slave corrals of Argentina.

H.L. Mencken

If you want to take long walks, take long walks. If you want to hit things with sticks, hit things with sticks. But there's no excuse for combining the two and putting the results on TV. Golf is not so much a sport as an insult to lawns


A golfer's diet: live on greens as much as possible.


Born to golf. Forced to work.


My body is here, but my mind has already teed off.


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Updated On : November 01, 2008
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