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The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two

Bobby Jones

I try to work with God as a partner.

Gary Player

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.

Bertrand Russell

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

Pete Dye

Golf is assuredly a mystifying game. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. But this is certainly not the case

Bobby Jones

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

P. G. Wodehouse

Sometimes the game of golf is just too difficult to endure with a golf club in your hands

Bobby Jones

Coverage of golf's most prestigious tournament was filled with odes to Augusta, plus numerous shots of the picture-postcard setting, bees pollinating and what the host called "azaleas screaming at you and dogwoods whispering to you

Peter Alfano

I can't hit a ball more than 200 yards. I have no butt. You need a butt if you're going to hit a golf ball

Dennis Quaid

Golf is tiddlywinks played while standing up and and wearing a hat

Florence King

When Tiger was 6 months old, he would sit in our garage, watching me hit balls into a net. He had been assimilating his golf swing. When he got out of the high chair, he had a golf swing

Unknown

How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?

Babe Ruth

I don't say my golf game is bad, but if I grew tomatoes they'd come up sliced

unknown

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

Alistair Cooke

President Bush played golf yesterday and I understand Vice President Dick Cheney also got in a couple of strokes

Jay Leno

I love it Practicing in Texas. You can find anything. You can practice rain, you can practice wind, you can practice on hard pan, you can practice on lush gold courses, you can find all the conditions you will ever encounter in Texas

Tom Kite

Golf is not sacred, and there is no use getting so gosh-darned solemn about it

Don Herold

Most people play a fair game of golf - If you watch them

Joey Adams

Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends. Can Larry Holmes enjoy fighting one of his friends?

Chi Chi Rodriguez

There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.

Jack Nicklaus

It was a hole in one contest and I had a three

Abe Lemons

Jack Nicklaus was the first to bring in course management. He could go to a course and tell you within one stroke what was going to win. He used to set his sights on that because he could shoot it. He was the only player I know who, if he decided he wanted to win a tournament, could go out and do it. No one will ever be as popular as Arnold Palmer and no one will ever come close to Jack as a player

Lee Trevino

Until you play it, St. Andrews looks like the sort of real estate you couldn't give away

Sam Snead

You have to understand, I don't play golf for fun. It's my business. When the mailman starts delivering mail on his off day, that's when I'll start playing golf for the hell of it. I like to play in tournaments. There are many great courses around the world that I have never played that are next door to tournaments. I have not played them because I don't play for fun

Lee Trevino

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