2018 Posts

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Literary

Posted By: Administrator Published: 12/15/2018 Times Read: 65 Comments 0

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five. - John Updike

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

If your opponent is playing several shots in vain attempts to extricate himself from a bunker, do not stand near him and audibly count his strokes. It would be justifiable homicide if he wound up his pitiable exhibition by applying his niblick to your head. - Harry Vardon

Art said he wanted to get more distance. I told him to hit it and run backward. - Ken Venturi, on Art Rosenbaum

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Humorous Words

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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. - Chi Chi Rodriguez

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. - Chi Chi Rodriguez

Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends. - Chi Chi Rodriguez

I don’t exaggerate — I just remember big. - Chi Chi Rodriguez

I don’t fear death, but I sure don’t like those three-footers for par. - Chi Chi Rodriguez

I never pray to God to make a putt. I pray to God to help me react good if I miss a putt. - Chi Chi Rodriguez

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. - Will Rogers

I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies. - Will Rogers

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Notable

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One hundred years of experience had demonstrated that the game is temporary insanity practiced in a pasture. - Dave Kindred

Find a man with both feet firmly on the ground and you’ve found a man about to make a difficult putt. - Fletcher Knebel

Talking to a golf ball won’t do you any good, unless you do it while your opponent is teeing off. - Bruce Lansky

The best advice I can give for playing a ball out of water is – don’t. - Tony Lema

If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. - Jack Lemmon

I play in the low 80s. If it’s any hotter than that, I won’t play. - Joe E. Lewis

If you call on God to improve the results of a shot while it is still in motion, you are using “an outside agency” and subject to appropriate penalties under the rules of golf. - Henry Longhurst

A routine is not a routine if you have to think about it. - Davis Love, Jr.

When it’s breezy, hit it easy. - Davis Love, Jr.

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Bobby Jones Quotes

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No one ever swung too slowly. - Bobby Jones

Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots – but you have to play the ball where it lies. - Bobby Jones

Golf is the only game I know of that actually becomes harder the longer you play it. - Bobby Jones

You swing your best when you have the fewest things to think about. - Bobby Jones

I never learned anything from a match that I won. - Bobby Jones

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Jack Nicklaus Quotes

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Through years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt. - Jack Nicklaus, on why he tees his ball high

Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20% of the time, you’re the best. - Jack Nicklaus

It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad one to lose it. - Jack Nicklaus

Golf is a better game played downhill. - Jack Nicklaus

A kid grows up a lot faster on the course. Golf teaches you how to behave. - Jack Nicklaus

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Lee Trevino Quotates

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There are two things you can do with your head down – play golf and pray. - Lee Trevino

If you’re 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

Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn’t a lot of strokes when you consider the course. - Lee Trevino

I’m not saying my golf game went bad, but if I grew tomatoes, they’d come up sliced. - Lee Trevino

Real pressure in golf is playing for $10 when you’ve only got $5 in your pocket. - Lee Trevino

You can talk to a fade but a hook won’t listen. - Lee Trevino

My swing is so bad I look like a caveman killing his lunch. - Lee Trevino

There is no such thing as natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls. - Lee Trevino

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