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Humorous & Insightful Quotes

If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.

To find a man's true character, play golf with him.

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

Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course... the space between your ears.

"Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose."
Winston Churchill

“Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.” Jack Benny

“It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. It took one afternoon on the golf course.” – Hank Aaron

“Stay true to yourself and listen to your inner voice. It will lead you to your dream.”James Ross

“Actually, the only time I ever took out a one-iron was to kill a tarantula. And I took a 7 to do that.”Jim Murray

“I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.”Gerald R. Ford

"Take dead aim!" - Harvey Penick

"There's no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing!" Anonymous

“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.” Arnold Palmer

"The proper score for a businessman golfer is 90. If he is better than that he is neglecting his business. If he's worse, he's neglecting his golf." St. Andrews Rotary Club Member

"A good player who is a great putter is a match for any golfer. A great hitter who cannot putt is a match for no one." Ben Sayers

“You don't have the game you played last year or last week. You only have today's game. It may be far from your best, but that's all you've got. Harden your heart and make the best of it.” Walter Hagen

"Go play golf. Go to the golf course. Hit the ball. Find the ball. Repeat until the ball is in the hole. Have fun. The end."  - Chuck Hogan

"Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty!" - Harry Vardon

"Never bet with anyone who has a deep tan, squinty eyes, and a one-iron in his bag." - Dave Marr

"Golf is a matter of confidence. If you think you cannot do it, there is no chance you will." - Henry Cotton

"Visualize where you want the ball to go, not where you don't want it to go." - Billy Casper

"To win, you must treat a pressure situation as an opportunity to succeed, not an opportunity to fail." - Gardner Dickinson

"I don't dwell on bad shots, bad rounds or bad tournaments. I don't play in the past. I play in the present." - Raymond Floyd

"To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference... it's detachment." - Sam Snead

"My reaction to anything that happens on the golf course is no reaction. There are no birdies or bogeys, no eagles or double bogeys; there are only numbers. If you can learn that, you can play this game." - Jim Colbert

"Golf puts a man's character on the anvil and his richest qualities... patience, poise and restraint... to the flame." - Billy Casper

"Eighteen holes of golf will teach you more about your foe than eighteen years of dealing with him across a desk." - Grantland Rice

"They say 'practice makes perfect.' Of course it doesn't. For the vast majority of golfers it merely consolidates imperfection." - Henry Longhurst

"Practice puts your brains in your muscles." - Sam Snead

"The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball." - Ben Hogan

"The secret of low scores is the ability to turn three shots into two." - Bobby Jones

"Golf is not a game of great shots. It's a game of the most accurate misses." - Gene Littler

"To sink the ball in the hole, you must think the ball in the hole." - Bob Rosburg

"There are two kinds of golf: golf and tournament golf. They are not the same." - Bobby Jones

"The PGA Tour isn't pressure. Pressure is playing for $10 when you don't have a dime in your pocket." - Lee Trevino

"There are two things that won't last long in this world: Dogs chasing cars and pros putting for pars." - Lee Trevino

"Whenever I play with Gerald Ford, I try to make it a foursome... the President, myself, a paramedic and a faith healer." - Bob Hope

"You are what you think you are... in golf and in life." - Raymond Floyd