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Chi Chi Rodriguez

Juan Antonio "Chi-Chi" RodrΓ­guez is a Puerto Rican professional golfer. The winner of eight PGA Tour events, he was the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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I like Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole and Dean Martin, who was my favorite, you know.
I never had a childhood. I started working when I was 7 years old. I got $1 a day getting water for the workers at the sugar cane plant.
The caddies are so overlooked out here, and I remember the tough times I had making ends meet when I used to carry the bag. β€” Β© Chi Chi Rodriguez
The caddies are so overlooked out here, and I remember the tough times I had making ends meet when I used to carry the bag.
When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.
Golf is a thinking man's game. You can have all the shots in the bag, but if you don't know what to do with them, you've got troubles.
Anybody that worries about somebody suing them, that means that they're so crooked that they sue people, and they think people are gonna sue them.
The sweetest two words are 'next time.' The sourest word is 'if.'
Why do I love kids so much? Because I was never a kid myself. I was too poor to really have a childhood.
Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus - especially Arnie - he used to beat my brains out when we were young. In the end, I got even. I started beating him up. And that felt really good.
Let your wife win all the battles, and you'll win the war.
A lot of guys out here are very serious, and God bless them, that's their personality. It's not a sin to be business-like.
I like to do something good every day of my life, and I wanna leave the earth better than I found it.
Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.
To inspire children is my goal. Kids need adults to help them. Behind the success of a child is an adult. β€” Β© Chi Chi Rodriguez
To inspire children is my goal. Kids need adults to help them. Behind the success of a child is an adult.
My father would give his dinner to any hungry kids who walked by and then go in the backyard and pick weeds from the yard to eat.
If you worry about giving, you will never have enough of anything.
Music is not supposed to rile you up. Music is something to bring you down.
When Lee and Jack win, it is good for golf. When I win, it is better.
Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends.
A man never stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.
Everything I ever had, I have shared.
No one has as much luck around the greens as one who practices a lot.
They have a new division where you have to be at least 80 years old. You play three days for a million dollars, one hole a day, and if you can remember what you shot, you win!
I'm getting so old, I don't even buy green bananas anymore.
I love everybody. When someone hurts, I hurt.
I read the greens in Spanish, but putt in English.
Golf is the most fun you can have with out taking your clothes off.
Maintain a childhood enthusiasm for the game of golf.
I'm playing like Tarzan-and scoring like Jane.
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.
Trevino is in a league by himself. We don't even count him. We figure when you come in second, you're a winner.
I read the greens in Spanish, but I putt in English.
He told me just to keep the ball low.
I have 13 dependents. All of them have 140 IQ or better, except me. I'm under 100 IQ, and I support them all.
I was on the dance floor but I couldn't hear the band.
I don't exaggerate - I just remember big.
I've heard people say putting is 50 percent technique and 50 percent mental. I really believe it is 50 percent technique and 90 percent positive thinking, see, but that adds up to 140 percent, which is why nobody is 100 percent sure how to putt.
Playing golf is not hot work. Cutting sugar cane for a dollar a day - that's hot work. Hotter than my first wrist watch. β€” Β© Chi Chi Rodriguez
Playing golf is not hot work. Cutting sugar cane for a dollar a day - that's hot work. Hotter than my first wrist watch.
The best wood in most amateurs' bags is the pencil.
Don't look for excuses to lose. Look for excuses to win.
Take less time to read the scorecard and more time to read the hole.
Putting isn't golf, greens should be treated almost the same as water hazards: you land on them, then add two strokes to your score.
The first time I played the Masters, I was so nervous I drank a bottle of rum before I teed off. I shot the happiest 83 of my life.
When I used to gamble, I looked for players with head covers on their irons. Those guys I could beat.
They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger.
Somebody give me a banana. I'm playing like a monkey, so I might as well eat like one.
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.
Then Lee Trevino and Jack Nicklaus come in. I'll caddie for Jack. β€” Β© Chi Chi Rodriguez
Then Lee Trevino and Jack Nicklaus come in. I'll caddie for Jack.
Jack Nicklaus is a legend in his spare time.
Remember you have to be comfortable. Golf is not a life or death situation. It's just a game and should be treated as such. Stay loose.
If you buy a book on golf instruction buy the thinnest book you can find. The thinner the book, chances are the easier and more elementary the instruction. It can do one of two things: help you more or hurt you less. Both are good compared to the alternative.
The best putting advice I ever received was make sure you concentrate real hard on keeping that darn ball real low
I never prayed that I would make a putt. I prayed that I would react well if I missed.
When you're having trouble and topping the ball, it means the ground is moving on you.
I never pray to God to make a putt. I pray to God to help me react good if I miss a putt.
I don't fear death, but I sure don't like those three-footers for par.
I am a millionaire today and my wife deserves all of the credit. Before I met her I was a multi-millionaire.
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