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
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad one to lose it.
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.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
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.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
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.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
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.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
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.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
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.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
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.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
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.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
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.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
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.
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.
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.
Never bet with anyone you meet on the first tee who has a deep suntan, a 1-iron in his bag, and squinty eyes.