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Golf is a better game played downhill. ...
by Jack Nicklaus

Golf is a better game played downhill.
- Jack Nicklaus

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

He has the finest, fundamentally sound golf swing I've ever seen.
- Jack Nicklaus

Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.
- Jack Nicklaus

 

Professional golf is the only sport where,
if you win 20% of the time, you're the best.
- Jack Nicklaus

This is a game.
That's all it is.
It's not a war.
- Jack Nicklaus

There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup.
He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined.
Somebody is going to dust my records.
It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.
- Jack Nicklaus

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Don't be too proud to take lessons.
I'm not.
- Jack Nicklaus

When I want a long ball, I spin my hips faster.
- Jack Nicklaus

Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head.
You've got to believe you can play a shot instead of
wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.
- Jack Nicklaus

A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course.
Golf teaches you how to behave.
- Jack Nicklaus

Resolve never to quit, never to give up,
no matter what the situation.
- Jack Nicklaus

I'm a firm believer that in the theory that people
only do their best at things they truly enjoy.
It is difficult to excel at something you don't enjoy.
- Jack Nicklaus

It's hard not to play golf that's up to Jack Nicklaus
standards when you are Jack Nicklaus.
- Jack Nicklaus

How people keep correcting us when we are young!
There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over.
Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
- Jack Nicklaus

The game is meant to be fun.
- Jack Nicklaus

He's going to be around a long, long time,
if his body holds up.
That's always a concern with a lot of players because of how much they play.
A lot of guys can't handle it.
But it looks like he can.
- Jack Nicklaus

I think I fail a bit less than everyone else.
- Jack Nicklaus

The older you get the stronger the wind gets and it's always in your face.
- Jack Nicklaus

A perfectly straight shot with a big club is a fluke.
- Jack Nicklaus

Through the years of experience I have found that air
offers less resistance than dirt.
- Jack Nicklaus

Focus on remedies, not faults.
- Jack Nicklaus

My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal
has been my greatest asset.
- Jack Nicklaus

There are no maladies in my golf game.
My golf game stinks.
- Jack Nicklaus

The longer you play, the better chance the better player has of winning.
- Jack Nicklaus

I like trying to win.
That's what golf is all about.
- Jack Nicklaus

Success depends almost entirely on how effectively
you learn to manage the game's two ultimate adversaries:
the course and yourself.
- Jack Nicklaus

He had a lot of talent, but didn't have much dedication,
wasn't organized, didn't know how to learn,
didn't know how to comprehend what he was doing,
didn't try to learn how to get better.
- Jack Nicklaus

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

Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner,
and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.
- Jack Benny

Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?
- Al Boliska

The difference in golf and government is that in golf
you can't improve your lie.
- George Deukmejian

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.
- Gerald R. Ford

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child.
Just how childlike golf players become is proven by
their frequent inability to count past five.
- John Updike

The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet
mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
- Ernest Hemingway

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

Don't play too much golf.
Two rounds a day are plenty.
- Harry Vardon

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

If you got the game, you got the game.
That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
- Shaquille O'Neal

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.
- Ben Hogan

Golf is a good walk spoiled.
- Mark Twain

If you think it's hard to meet new people,
try picking up the wrong golf ball.
- Jack Lemmon

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

I don't want to play golf.
When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
- Rogers Hornsby

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club,
they'd starve to death.
- Sam Snead

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

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

I get to play golf for a living.
What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
- Tiger Woods

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
- William Wordsworth

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
- Billy Graham

I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately.
Ring the nearest golf course.
- Groucho Marx

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a
ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
- Woodrow Wilson

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place
the world is when one is playing golf.
- Robert Wilson Lynd

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

The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf -
it's almost a law.
- H. G. Wells

I like to play golf.
I like to shoot hoops.
- Justin Timberlake

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

Exercise? I get it on the golf course.
When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics.
- Red Skelton

Golf is my boyfriend right now.
- Karrie Webb

The object of golf is not just to win.
It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
- Phil Mickelson

I never played much golf as a kid.
I caddied quite a bit but never got serious into golf until about age 15.
- Lee Trevino

I tell people retirement isn't what you think.
You are going to sit around and waste your life,
you can only golf so much.
To stay young, you have to stay in the mix.
- Ron Rice

All I do is play music and golf - which one do you want me to give up?
- Willie Nelson

But in the end it's still a game of golf,
and if at the end of the day you can't shake hands
with your opponents and still be friends,
then you've missed the point.
- Payne Stewart

Golf is a search for perfection, for balance.
It's about meditation and concentration.
You have to use hand and brain.
- Celine Dion

Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth.
It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
- P. G. Wodehouse

If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.
- Paul Gallico

I think travel is probably the downside of playing professional golf,
but you've got to do it.
- Karrie Webb


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