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
Valuable Good Golf quotations
When I get a chance to play golf or go on a boat with good people, take the boat out and put some lobsters on the grill, get the ice-cold beer and the cigars - that's heaven here on earth.
It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad one to lose it.
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
All seasoned players know, or at least have felt, that when you are playing your best, you are much the same as in a state of meditation. You are free of tension and chatter. You are concentrating on one thing. It is the ideal condition for good golf.
Golf tips are like aspirin. One may do you good, but if you swallow the whole bottle you will be lucky to survive.
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.
I am tired of all these golfers who are happy with second place.
The only one who will like you if you come in second place is your wife and your dog. And that is only if you have a good wife and a good dog.
John certainly gives it a good hit, doesn't he? My Sunday best is a Wednesday afternoon compared to him.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
It is more satisfying to be a bad player at golf.
The worse you play, the better you remember the occasional good shot.
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.
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.
A strong mind is one of the key components that separates the great from the good.
A good golf course makes you want to play so badly that you hardly have the time to change your shoes.
Golf is not a game of good shots. It's a game of bad shots.
Sex and golf are the two things you can enjoy even if you're not good at them.
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
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.
Sex is the most fun you can have without smiling.
Guitar playing is very important to me.
It's like golf to some other people; it's important to me that I play good.
Golf and sex are about the only things you can enjoy without being good at it.
My golf game is getting real good. Last week, I got through the windmill.
Enjoy the game. Happy golf is good golf.
Golf is a game, and talk and discussion is all to the interests of the game.
Anything that keeps the game alive and prevents us being bored with it is an advantage. Anything that makes us think about it, talk about it, and dream about it is all to the good and prevents the game becoming dead.
It's a really weird mindset to kind of try to take my mentality on the basketball court and bring it here on to the golf course. I don't want to have too high of expectations on, like, each hole, just try to enjoy the process, but hopefully get out to a good start tomorrow and be in the conversation and see what happens.
I'll always remember the day I broke ninety.
I had a few beers in the clubhouse and was so excited I forgot to play the back nine.
Control is the main thing, and the tee shot is the most important shot in golf.
You've got to hit the fairway before you have a good chance of putting the ball close to the pin. You can be the greatest iron player in the world, but if you're in the boondocks it won't do you any good.
They say golf came easy to me because I was a good athlete, but there's not any girl on the LPGA Tour who worked near as hard as I did in golf. It's the toughest game I ever tackled.
A good golf course is like good music or good anything else;
it is not necessarily a course which appeals the first time one plays over it, but one which grows on the player the more frequently he visits it.
I have zero hand-eye coordination - zero - so I've never been good at softball, basketball, golf, things like that, but I'm really strong and I have really good endurance so I can go forever - I'm a tough girl.
Music is my life. The things that people do don't seem interesting to me at all - going out to bars, carrying on, going to parties. What the hell do people do? Shop? Play golf? Have vacations? That doesn't seem interesting to me. To me, my job as a musician is to be a good receptor. A lot of music comes through me.
A good one iron shot is about as easy to come by as an understanding wife.
I worked at a hospital for a week. And at a golf course when I was in college at Kansas for about a week. The tips weren't good so I quit.
Obviously my game wasn't too good at Augusta, I had a couple of technical faults, the posture wasn't too good. It's a bit unfortunate because I was playing a lot of good golf, but when I got sick (flu) before The Masters, that was bad timing and I wasn't quite myself.