Top 551 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Golfers

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If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.
A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.
Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening - and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron. — © Lee Trevino
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
I put little goals in place every day, and I think if you can kind of keep to the small things it's easier to capture the big picture at the end.
Going to the gym is great for your body, but it's also great for your mind.
Practice puts brains in your muscles.
Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course... the space between your ears.
As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.
Mondays are a good day to make statements, not Friday.
I'm very happy with my life. I am what I am. I don't worry about anything that I can't control. That's a really good lesson in life.
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
It's nice to have other hobbies, other than golf. I've played football, I play tennis. I enjoy doing things other than golf, and poker is one of them.
You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. — © Walter Hagen
You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
I'm pretty close with a lot of guys, like Nick Watney and Steve Marino, D.J. Trahan and Charlie Warren.
The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
Watching Phil Mickelson play golf is like watching a drunk chasing a balloon near the edge of a cliff.
I would like to thank the press from the heart of my bottom.
I look into eyes, shake their hand, pat their back, and wish them luck, but I am thinking, I am going to bury you.
One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing.
The mind messes up more shots than the body.
I push myself to be the best I can be. I don't worry about what other people are doing, and I don't think about things I can't control.
It isn't the hours that you put in at practice that count. It's the way you spend those minutes.
They call it golf because all the other four letter words were taken.
I hit a lot of bad shots, but you just need to laugh about them, be able to have a smile on your face, and just keep moving.
You know what they say about big hitters...the woods are full of them.
You play the golf course just like you played it in your practice rounds and you stick to your game plan and just try to get whatever you can out of it.
Winners see what they want. Losers see what they don't want. Don't let the game eat you; you eat the game.
I'm a great believer that if you don't get the ball to the hole, it won't go in.
The more I practice, the luckier I get.
They call it golf because all the other four-letter words were taken.
Believe it or not, when I get in contention I can still hit the shots.
One minute you're bleeding. The next minute you're hemorrhaging. The next minute you're painting the Mona Lisa.
It is worth taking the leap for something you have always wanted to do because until you try you'll never know. Through the experiences I have had and the risks I have taken, I have gained courage and confidence. I didn't start with the courage and confidence. I started with the risk.
One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot - the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.
One good thing about rain in Scotland. Most of it ends up as scotch.
I don't enjoy playing video golf because there is nothing to throw.
Beyond the fact that it is a limitless arena for the full play of human nature, there is no sure accounting for golf's fascination... Perhaps it is nothing more than the best game man has ever devised.
Golf is like a chain. You always have to work on the weakest links. — © George Archer
Golf is like a chain. You always have to work on the weakest links.
Golf is not a game of great shots. It's a game of most accurate misses. The people who win make the smallest mistakes.
I can't believe I've done what I've done.
Writers don't need to be given formulas; they need to be shown possibilities.
Enjoy the successes that you have, and don't be too hard on yourself when you don't do well. Too many times we beat up on ourselves. Just relax and enjoy it
Golf is just a game - and an idiotic game most of the time.
There are no absolutes in golf. Golf is such an individual game, and no two people swing alike.
By the time you get to your ball, if you don't know what to do with it, try another sport.
Having a Southwest Green in my backyard is a huge advantage for me on tour. I am pleasantly surprised just how true the ball rolls and reacts to chip and pitch shots. I love my Southwest Green.
It really takes likeable superstars to get the attention of the masses.
I don't like stress because stress stresses me out. — © Jason Dufner
I don't like stress because stress stresses me out.
It's a torture chamber, if we had to play it every day I don't think I'd be playing golf.
Thats the thing about better. You cant own it. You can only pursue it. Stalk it. But once youve tasted it, better is never truly beyond your reach.
Visualization lets you concentrate on all the positive aspects of your game.
The arc of your swing doesn't have a thing to do with the size of your heart.
Golf giveth and golf taketh away. But it taketh away a hell of a lot more than it giveth.
Passion has determined our past. Attitude will determine our future.
Wisdom, health, life and love cannot be found in trying to control the wind, but rather in harnessing the wind in the sails of receptive engagement of the present moment.
Golf is very much like a love affair. If you don't take it seriously, it's no fun, if you do, it breaks your heart. Don't break your heart, but flirt with the possibility.
If I can hit a curveball, why can't I hit a ball that is standing still on a course?
Golf is a diabolical game. It's easy to make fun of something that's so bizarre, so painful, so humiliating... yet so joyous.
My three keys to success: One, work hard. Two, be your own person. And three, have a passion for what you're doing.
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