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Golfing Quotes

Welcome to Ben Wicks' regulary updated and categorized Golf Quotes page.

It is my hope that you will find this page an amusing site along your tour of the information superhighway. As you meander along I hope you will find one or two golden nuggets of golf humor and that you will, in turn, share them with your golfing friends. If you have a nugget of your own to offer I encourage you, on behalf of golfers everywhere, to add it to this page. E-Mail me your favorites.

[Bad Shots] [Pressure] [Golf is ...]
[State the Obvious] [Competition] [Other]

Bad Shots
"I still hit bad shots, but it never was pretty with me. There was always a lot of snortin' and sweatin' and bitchin'. I was full of blood, sweat and tears" - Curtis Strange, 1994

"No one who ever had lessons would have a swing like mine." - Lee Trevino

"I hate a hook. It nauseates me. I could vomit when I se one. It's like a rattle-snake in your pocket." - Ben Hogan, 1955

"My butterflies are still going strong. I just hope they are flying in formation." - Larry Mize (on playing with a big lead)

"A lot of guys who have never choked, have never been in the position to do so." - Tom Watson

"You don't know what pressure is until you've played for five dollars a hole with only two in your pocket." - Lee Trevino

Golf is ...
"Golf is a game in which you yell 'fore', shoot six and write down five." - Paul Harvey

"Golf is a good walk spoiled." - Mark Twain

"Golf is a game where guts and blind devotion will always net you absolutely nothing but an ulcer." - Tommy Bolt

Stating the Obvious
"The game gets a lot easier when you drive it in the fairway... I'm not going to win every week." - John Huston, 1994

"The only shots you can be dead sure of are those you've had already." - Byron Nelson

"Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course, the space between your ears." - Bobby Jones

"I play with friends, but we don't play friendly games." - Ben Hogan

"Victory is everyting. You can spend the money, but you can never spend the memories." - Ken Venturi

"It's a torture chamber, if we had to play it every day I don't think I'd be playing golf." - Ian Woosenam

"She thinks people are crazy to complain about life on the tour. 'You don't have to cook, make beds, or clean house - it's great.'" - Loren Roberts (quoting of his wife)

"My Wife always said she wanted to marry a millionaire. Well, she made me a millionaire. I used to be a multi-millionaire." - Chi Chi Rodriguez

"Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club don't you? - Ben Hogan

"It's the most fun I've ever had with my clothes on." - Lee Trevino

"In golf as in life, it's the follow through that makes the difference." - Ben Wicks

"As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round." - Ben Hogan

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