Quotations on Golf
112 Quotes Found
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It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
- Hank Aaron
(Keywords: Baseball, Golf, Years)
Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Age, Golf, Middle age, Old)
Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
- Franklin Pierce Adams
(Keywords: Age, Golf, Middle age, Old, Years)
When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television.
- Mackenzie Astin
(Keywords: Being, Coffee, Golf, Television)
I just picked up golf, it was good, give me a chance to play golf.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Chance, Golf, Play)
You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
- Jello Biafra
(Keywords: Money, People, Football, Golf, Poor)
Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop
(Keywords: Men, American, Fun, Golf, Wives)
Retire to what? I already play golf and fish for a living.
- Julius Boros
(Keywords: Fish, Golf, Living, Play)
I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad.
- Ian Botham
(Keywords: Age, Cricket, Driving, Football, Golf, Parents, Play, Running)
I know this golf tournament has my name on it but it's not about me. It's about the Louisiana Tech family. There is nothing greater than being a part of the Bulldog family.
- Terry Bradshaw
(Keywords: Family, Being, Golf, Name, Nothing)
I don't like to watch golf on television because I can't stand people who whisper.
- David Brenner
(Keywords: People, Golf, Television, Whisper)
I play a lot of charity golf mainly. I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
- Eric Bristow
(Keywords: Charity, Golf, Play)
I always thought of myself as some sort of athlete until I started playing golf a couple years ago.
- James Caan
(Keywords: Thought, Golf, Years)
For instance, he says I let him play golf, and he says, he lets me be miserable in my job. Now - that doesn't quite sound right, does it? But nonetheless, I think for the first time in my life, I'm not going to be miserable in my life when I come and work at CNN.
- Connie Chung
(Keywords: Life, Time, Work, First, Golf, Job, Now, Play, Right, Sound)
Golf is a matter of confidence. If you think you cannot do it, there is no chance you will.
- Henry Cotton
(Keywords: Chance, Confidence, Golf, Will)
I enjoy Augusta. I enjoy its challenges. There's no other golf course like this anywhere. Its greens and its challenges on and around the greens are just super, super tough. So the greens are fun to play in sort of a morbid way.
- Ben Crenshaw
(Keywords: Fun, Golf, Play)
There are some guys out here that can really play golf, but it has not been their focus for that long.
- Trent Dilfer
(Keywords: Focus, Golf, Play)
Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
- Celine Dion
(Keywords: Balance, Golf, Meditation, Perfection)
My wife, she still gives me a hard time, and says I hunt too much or I like to play golf too much. And she's probably right, but it sure beats some of the things I used to do.
- Brett Favre
(Keywords: Time, Wife, Golf, Play, Right)
I'm used to the golf course playing soft, so tomorrow I'm going to have to pay attention a little bit more.
- Raymond Floyd
(Keywords: Attention, Golf, Tomorrow)
For example, in my district there are visitors from all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches, recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Example, Golf, Wildlife, World)
The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Life, Golf, Praise, Right)
I tried real hard to play golf, and I was so bad at it they would have to check me for ticks at the end of the round because I'd spent about half the day in the woods.
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Keywords: Day, End, Golf, Play)
Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap.
- Gil Gerard
(Keywords: Movies, Truth, Golf, Years)
I have a project at HBO and one at the Family Channel coming that are being looked at. Aside from that I am not doing much more than playing golf and some skiing.
- Gil Gerard
(Keywords: Family, Being, Golf, Project)
The real beauty of it - key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo. For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons. Real gift to give to me and put it in writing.
- Vince Gill
(Keywords: Beauty, Dad, Life, Mom, Ballet, Baseball, Golf, Key, May, Writing)
I've been writing a lot, I've a few projects I'm trying to finance, I do some acting, I do some directing... Apart from that, if I could get lower that a ten handicap on my golf game I'd be thrilled.
- Paul M. Glaser
(Keywords: Finance, Acting, Golf, Projects, Trying, Writing)
Let the machine take care of the machines, and I'll go spend more time with my family, or golf.
- Mark Goddard
(Keywords: Time, Family, Care, Golf, Machine, Machines)
Golf is more fun than walking naked in a strange place, but not much.
- Buddy Hackett
(Keywords: Fun, Golf, Walking)
That's what makes the Ryder Cup in golf so much better than the Masters or the U.S. Open. To be a part of something that is not about personal achievement, but about representing everyone and sharing it with the whole country, it's wonderful.
- Scott Hamilton
(Keywords: Achievement, Country, Golf, Open, Sharing)
In baseball you hit your home run over the right-field fence, the left-field fence, the center-field fence. Nobody cares. In golf everything has got to be right over second base.
- Ken Harrelson
(Keywords: Home, Baseball, Golf, Right)
Golf may be a hussy, but I love her.
- Don Herold
(Keywords: Love, Golf, May)
Placing the ball in the right position for the next shot is eighty percent of winning golf.
- Ben Hogan
(Keywords: Winning, Golf, Right)
I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.
- Ben Hogan
(Keywords: Friends, Games, Golf, Play)
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
- Bob Hope
(Keywords: Work, Fun, Golf, Play, Recreation)
I've taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren't too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.
- Bo Jackson
(Keywords: Time, People, Golf, Past, Years)
One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Keywords: Politics, Golf, President, Want)
No matter what kind of day I've had at school, I always look forward to golf.
- Nick Johnson
(Keywords: Day, Golf, School)
It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time. But it took me many years to realize it.
- Bobby Jones
(Keywords: Time, Golf, Nothing, Years)
There is no life for girls in team sports past Little League. I got into tennis when I realized this, and because I thought golf would be too slow for me, and I was too scared to swim.
- Billie Jean King
(Keywords: Life, Sports, Thought, Girls, Golf, Past, Tennis)
It's a piece of property that, if you're going to have a development out here, you need to have a golf course because you need to take care of the effluent water being created by the development.
- Tom Kite
(Keywords: Development, Being, Care, Golf, Property, Water)
I love swimming, tennis, and I am taking up golf. I am not serious about it, I just go to the range and practice. Other than that, I enjoy going to the movies and hanging out with my friends.
- Mila Kunis
(Keywords: Love, Movies, Friends, Golf, Practice, Tennis)
I trained more than anybody ever in a golf film ever made - my swing is pretty hot.
- Shia LaBeouf
(Keywords: Film, Golf, Pretty)
I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team.
- Shia LaBeouf
(Keywords: Love, First, Golf, Training)
I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry.
- Shia LaBeouf
(Keywords: Film, Golf, Rest)
When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him.
- Shia LaBeouf
(Keywords: Sports, Golf, Opposition, Satire)
Wherever we play golf, people come out here to get autographs. They obviously come out to watch us play and see us in action, but they also want to interact with us.
- Bernhard Langer
(Keywords: People, Action, Golf, Play, Want)
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort.
- Stephen Leacock
(Keywords: Being, Effort, Golf, Law, May)
Well, they're Southern people, and if they know you are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee. But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf.
- Harper Lee
(Keywords: Home, People, Dream, Coffee, Golf, Nothing, Right, Walking)
If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.
- Jack Lemmon
(Keywords: People, Golf, Wrong)