quote by 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

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Golf game quote At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.

At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.

I used to play golf. I wanted to be a better player, but after a while I realized I'd always stink. And that's when I really started to enjoy the game.

Do not be tempted to invest in a sample of each golfing invention as soon as it makes its appearance. If you do, you will only complicate and spoil your game - and encumber your locker with useless rubbish.

Golf game quote Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course

But in the end it's still a game of golf, and if at the end of the day you can't shake hands with your opponents and still be friends, then you've missed the point.

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

Golf game quote Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; quee

Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; queen protects king.

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

The rewards of golf, and of life too I expect, are worth very little if you don't play the game by the etiquette as well as by the rules.

Golf is assuredly a mystifying game. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. But such is certainly not the case.

Golf game quote Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

In golf your strengths and weaknesses will always be there.

If you could improve your weaknesses, you would improve your game. The irony is that people prefer to practice their strengths.

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

No-one will ever have golf under his thumb.

No round ever will be so good it could not have been better. Perhaps this is why golf is the greatest of games. You are not playing a human adversary; you a playing a game. You are playing old man par.

Golf game quote There is no perfect time to start. You do not have to know everything to get goi

There is no perfect time to start. You do not have to know everything to get going. Just get into the game. You will learn by doing.

For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind.

I mean, I can actually say goodbye to the game of golf, never hit another golf shot the rest of my life and I'd be happy because I can get back in life without any rotation.

Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners.

That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL.

Golf game quote The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it.

The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it.

The golfer has more enemies than any other athlete.

He has fourteen clubs in his bag, all of them different; 18 holoes to play, all of them different, every week; and all around him is sand, trees, grass, water, wind and 143 other players. In addition, the game is 50 percent mental, so his biggest enemy is himself.

Golf's a funny game. You can be playing poorly and then go and win a tournament.

Golf is a non-violent game played violently from within.

Golf game quote I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 ti

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

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.

Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life not to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy.

I really stay busy [in retirement]. I often have to cancel my golf games on the weekends to go play in tennis tournaments.

Golf game quote No one ever won a game by resigning.

No one ever won a game by resigning.

Golf is just a game - and an idiotic game most of the time.

Golf is a game you can never get too good at.

You can improve, but you can never get to where you master the game.

Golf is the cruelest game, because eventually it will drag you out in front of the whole school, take your lunch money and slap you around.

Golf game quote It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in o

It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.

Golf isn't like other sports where you can take a player out if he's having a bad day. You have to play the whole game.

Golf is a game that needlessly prolongs the lives of some of our most useless citizens.

One reason golf is such an exasperating game is that a thing we learned is so easily forgotten, and we find ourselves struggling year after year with faults we had discovered and corrected time and again.

Golf game quote Chess like love, like music, has the power to make man happy.

Chess like love, like music, has the power to make man happy.

In my opinion, no young player can develop his or her game to its highest potential if he or she rides around the course in a golf cart.

Golf is not a game of good shots. It's a game of bad shots.

No matter what happens - never give up a hole.

...In tossing in your cards after a bad beginning you also undermine your whole game, because to quit between tee and green is more habit-forming than drinking a highball before breakfast.

Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't the slightest idea how to play.

You build a golf game like you build a wall, one brick at a time.

Golf is a game of coordination, rhythm, and grace; women have these to a high degree.

The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.

It takes six years to make a golfer: three to learn the game, then another three to unlearn all you have learned in the first three years. You might be a golfer when you arrive at that stage, but more likely you are just starting.

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