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

— Lee Trevino

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Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don't have a dime in your pocket.


Golf is a game invented by the same people who think music comes out of a bagpipe.


You can make a lot of money in this game.

Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.


I'm going to win so much money this year, my caddie will make the top twenty money-winners list.


The older I get, the better I used to be.


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


You're Mexican until you make money and then you're Spanish.


You don't know what pressure is until you play for five bucks with only two bucks in your pocket.


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.


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


Who can say I have a bad swing? The only thing that matters in golf is the score you put on the board. You don't have to look pretty out there, you have to win. Look at my record and tell me who has a better swing than mine.


I played the tour in 1967 and told jokes and nobody laughed.

Then I won the Open the next year, told the same jokes, and everybody laughed like hell.


About Lee Trevino

Quotes 99 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

The most interesting guy I've ever played with was King Hassan of Morocco.

I went over there on a trip in the early 1970s, and the King and I played five holes. I've never been that nervous in my life.


Putts get real difficult the day they hand out the money.


One of the nice things about the Senior Tour is that we can take a cart and cooler. If your game is not going well, you can always have a picnic.


There is no such thing as natural touch.

Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls.


In case of a thunderstorm, stand in the middle of the fairway and hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.


Living in Dallas, I root for the Mavericks and the Stars and the Cowboys, but I've always pulled for the Chicago Cubs. I enjoy watching them play.


Only bad golfers are lucky. They're the ones bouncing balls off trees, curbs, turtles and cars. Good golfers have bad luck. When you hit the ball straight, a funny bounce is bound to be unlucky.


Show me a golfer who doesn't have a mean streak, and I'll show you a weak competitor.


If you've ever driven across Texas, you know how different one area of the state can be from another. Take El Paso. It looks as much like Dallas as I look like Jack Nicklaus


Nobody but you and your caddie care what you do out there, and if your caddie is betting against you, he doesn't care, either.


I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.


I'm not scared of very much. I've been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years.


You can talk to a fade but a hook won't listen.


My wife doesn't care what I do when I'm away, as long as I don't have a good time.


Every golfer should come to the first tee with fourteen clubs, a dozen balls, a handful of tees, and at least one great golf story


If Jack Nicklaus had to play my tee shots, he couldn't break 80.

He'd be a pharmacist with a string of drugstores in Ohio.


When you really deep down look at it, we go to bed every night, get up every morning, stay here for 70 or 80 years, and then we die.


I thought Manual Labor was a Mexican golf pro.


Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course.


When it comes to the game of life, I figure I've played the whole course.


A rough should have high grass. When you go bowling they don't give you anything for landing in the gutter, do they?


My divorce came to me as a complete surprise.

That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years.


How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.


I'm a golfaholic, no question about that.

Counseling wouldn't help me. They'd have to put me in prison, and then I'd talk the warden into building a hole or two and teach him how to play.


I'm not a real smart guy. But I've got enough brains to realize that when I'm 60 years old and play a sport, that it's downhill.


I still swing the way I used to, but when I look up the ball is going in a different direction.


A hungry dog hunts best.


I met Jesse Owens once. He was a remarkable individual, and I have tremendous respect for what he did in the Olympics under the circumstances.


I still sweat. My guts are still grinding out there. Sometimes I have enough cotton in my mouth to knit a sweater.


There are two things that won't last long in this world, and that's dogs chasing cars and pros putting for pars.


Golf isn't just my business, it's my hobby.


I'm actually a very quiet person off the golf course.

I talk 150 miles per hour when I'm at the course, but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth.


If I could do anything over, I'd have spent more time with my first set of children. I would have taken more quality time with them, for sure.


Michael Jordan was a tremendous basketball player.


I adore the game of golf. I won't ever retire.


I have an orthopedic pillow that's made out of a sponge material.

I have a plate in my throat, and I have to be careful or I could end up with a bad neck in the morning. That pillow is a must everywhere I go.


All my life I had a rapport with black caddies.

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