It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad one to lose it.— Jack Nicklaus
Unique Greatest Golf quotations
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
My swing is so bad I look like a caveman killing his lunch.
You swing your best when you have the fewest things to think about.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
I never learned anything from a match that I won.
The woods are full of long drivers.
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.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Never concede the putt that beats you.
For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind.
Of all the hazards, fear is the worst.
Our greatest glory is not in never failling but in rising every time we fall.
A leading difficulty with the average player is that he totally misunderstands what is meant by concentration. He may think he is concentrating hard when he is merely worrying.
I'm about five inches from being an outstanding golfer.
That's the distance my left ear is from my right.
Putts get real difficult the day they hand out the money.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.
The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today.
I didn't miss the putt. I made the putt. The ball missed the hole.
Golf's three ugliest words: still your shot.
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.
On a recent survey, 80 percent of golfers admitted cheating. The other 20 percent lied.
A shot that goes in the cup is pure luck, but a shot to within two feet of the flag is skill.
Watching Phil Mickelson play golf is like watching a drunk chasing a balloon near the edge of a cliff.
The greatest please in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Golf is the most fun you can have with out taking your clothes off.
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
Golf is 20 percent talent and 80 percent management.
Our greatest weaknes lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just on more time.
The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two.
Aggressive play is a vital asset of the world's greatest golfers.
However, it's even more important to the average player. Attack this game in a bold, confident, and determined way, and you'll make a giant leap toward realizing your full potential as a player.
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.
If you don't give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.
The more you play it the less you know about it.
Golf is a lot of walking, broken up by disappointment and bad arithmetic.
Someone once told me that there is more to life than golf. I think it was my ex-wife.
The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.
Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course.
The Masters is one of golf's greatest traditions and Augusta is one of the best courses in the world. They are synonymous. It's an event that every golfer, and golf fan, looks forward to.
Talking to a golf ball won't do you any good, unless you do it while your opponent is teeing off.
The greatest gift you can give to someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.
Pebble is a piece of sacred ground. They say it's the greatest meeting of land and water in the world. This course was heaven designed - just the way it fits on the land.
Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20% of the time, you're the best.
I'm the best. I just haven't played yet.
My favorite shots are the practice swing and the conceded putt. The rest can never be mastered.
I have found the game to be, in all factualness, a universal language wherever I traveled at home or abroad.