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  • You don’t have the game you played last year or last week
  • I have found the game to be, in all factualness, a universal language wherever I traveled at home or abroad
  • A not-so-happy Darren Clarke in the photo.
  • Golf… is the infallible test
  • Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle.
  • The older you get, the stronger the wind gets; and it's always in your face.
  • Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience
  • 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
  • I call upon all nations to do everything they can to stop these terrorist killers. Thank you. Now watch this drive. – George W. Bush
  • Although King George V is not shown in the photo, we thought a picture of fellow-countryman Lee Westwood would be a nice alternative.
  • The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
  • True sportsmanship is…
  • Forget your opponents; always play against par
  • Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you
  • I never learned anything from a match that I won.
  • If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play at it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf. – Bob Hope
  • For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind
  • The only sure rule in golf is he who has the fastest cart never has to play the bad lie. – Mickey Mantle
  • Golf is a fascinating game. It has taken me nearly 40 years to discover that I can't play it.
  • The proper score for a businessman golfer is 90
  • Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists
  • Stay true to yourself and listen to your inner voice
  • Tiger Woods shown in photo, who has been trying to unload his suitcase of late as he reinvents his swing.
  • Aggressive play is a vital asset of the world’s greatest golfers
  • Golf's three ugliest words: Still your shot.
  • I’ve heard people say my swing’s not perfect, and I know that
  • Golf is a science, the study of a lifetime, in which you can exhaust yourself but never your subject
  • The value of routine; trusting your swing
  • Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
  • My swing is so bad, I look like a caveman killing his lunch.
  • As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round
  • The more I practice, the luckier I get.
  • I know I am getting better at golf because I'm hitting fewer spectators.
  • Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. – Jack Benny
  • Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter
  • They call it golf because all the other four letter words were taken.
  • Golf always makes me so damned angry.
  • The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flagstick on top.
  • Actually, the only time I ever took out a one-iron was to kill a tarantula. And I took a 7 to do that. – Jim Murray
  • Golf combines two favorite American pastimes; taking long walks and hitting things with a stick.
  • Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course – the distance between your ears
  • To find a man’s true character, play golf with him. – P.G. Wodehouse
  • If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt. – Dean Martin
  • A routine is not a routine if you have to think about it
  • It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. It took one afternoon on the golf course. – Hank Aaron
  • Ian Poulter in the photo, a golfer who definitely wears his emotions on his sleeve.
  • Golf is the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off.
  • Golf is a compromise between what your ego wants you to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do
  • Isn't it fun to go out on the course and lie in the sun?
  • Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing
  • Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps. – Tiger Woods
  • Golf is a game in which you yell 'fore', shoot six and write down five.
  • Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success
  • Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent’s
  • There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing! -Anonymous
  • The older I get, the better I used to be.
  • Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitude's of measurements, it invites the attention of perfectionists.
  • If you're caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
  • He that can have patience can have what he will
  • I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles. – G.K. Chesterton
  • Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation -Jack Nicklaus
  • On a recent survey, 80 percent of golfers admitted cheating. The other 20 percent lied.
  • One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life
  • Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.
  • The more you play it, the less you know about it.
  • If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death.
  • There’s going to be places where you can attack the golf course and there’s going to be times where you’ve got to kind of bite your lip and play conservative and hit to certain spots on the green, get out of there with a par and move on
  • Stay true to yourself and listen to your inner voice. It will lead you to your dream. – James Ross
  • The most important shot in golf is the next one. – Ben Hogan
  • I don't like watching golf on TV. I can't stand whispering.
  • Discipline and concentration are a matter of being interested
  • Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
  • I get to play golf for a living
  • Success in this game depends less on strength of body than strength of mind and character
  • Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose.
  • Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I’ve played the game for 50 years and I still haven’t the slightest idea of how to play. – Gary Player
  • I read the greens in Spanish, but I putt in English.
  • I started watching golf for the first time yesterday. I`m really worried about myself. I was actually enjoying it. – Ewan McGregor
  • Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player. – Alice Cooper
  • I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. – Gerald R. Ford
  • The game has such a hold on golfers because they compete not only against an opponent, but also against the course, against par, and most surely- against themselves
  • A good player who is a great putter is a match for any golfer
  • Forget the last shot
  • If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
  • It is good sportsmanship not to pick up lost balls while they are still rolling.
  • A hole in one is amazing when you think of the different universes this white mass of molecules has to pass through on its way to the hole
  • Arnold’s place in history will be as the man who took golf from being a game for the few to a sport for the masses
  • As you walk down the fairway of life, you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. – Ben Hogan
  • Everybody can see that my swing is homegrown
  • The most important shot in golf is the next one.
  • Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it’s open to anybody who owns hideous clothing. – Dave Barry
  • I have to believe in myself
  • I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone's golf game: It's called an eraser.
  • If you wish to hide your character, do not play golf.
  • Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golfers become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.
  • Golf is about how well you accept, respond to, and score with your misses much more so than it is a game of your perfect shots
  • I think it’s more than whether or not you win or lose
  • I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone’s game: It’s called an eraser. – Arnold Palmer
  • A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand and water.
  • I always think under par
  • It’s about hitting the ball in the center of the club face and hitting it hard
  • Golf… is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well. – P.G. Wodehouse
  • A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks
  • Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect
  • Keep your sense of humor
  • The golf swing is like a suitcase into which we are trying to pack one too many things.
  • If you worry about making bogeys, it makes the game that much more difficult
  • Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed to produce a graceful result.
  • When I die, bury me on the golf course so my husband will visit.