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Tommy Armour Quotes and Sayings

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Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed
to produce a graceful result.
- Tommy Armour

The most abysmal advise ever given by the ignorant to the stupid.
- Tommy Armour

Just knock hell out of it with your right hand.
- Tommy Armour

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Golf is a good walk spoiled.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 may be a hussy, but I love her.
- Don Herold

The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two.
- Bobby Jones

Anyone who watches golf on television would enjoy watching
the grass grow on the greens.
- Andy Rooney

I always thought of myself as some sort of athlete
until I started playing golf a couple years ago.
- James Caan

The reason they call it 'golf' is that all the other
4 letter words were used up.
- Leslie Nielsen

I like going there for golf.
America's one vast golf course these days.
- Edward VIII

A golf course is nothing but a pool room moved outdoors.
- Frank Butler

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

As we all know...
golf is a puzzle without an answer.
- Gary Player

I'd like to design something like a city or a museum.
I want to do something hands on rather than just play
golf which is the sport of the religious right.
- Brad Pitt

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
- P. G. Wodehouse

You can't take up golf on a whim and find yourself
competing against Tiger Woods in the Masters six months later.
- Richard Roeper

Now I do bowling, golf, and tennis.
I want to be a good bowler.
- Andy Lau

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

I get in my golf cart with my dogs, I have five dogs.
- Delta Burke

A lot of my buddies also played golf,
but when it came to going to the beach or on the boat and chasing girls,
they usually went that way and I went to the golf course.
- Mike Weir

I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf.
I have never been depressed enough to take up the game,
but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
- Will Rogers

Fame is addictive.
Money is addictive.
Attention is addictive.
But golf is second to none.
- Marc Anthony

We know that golf is an ancient game with great history and tradition,
but our golf is only 10 years old so don't judge us too harshly.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

Stan said he used to keep Hardy late,
make him miss his golf game, and really get him mad.
- Dick Van Dyke

Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you
a man who is playing golf with his boss.
- James Patrick Murray

If you are 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.
- Lee Trevino

It's nice to win.
I'll never win again.
I may have to take up golf - take on Tiger.
- Lance Armstrong

You have a lot of time on these tours.
As Alice Cooper said, you can either drink all day or golf.
- Justin Timberlake

Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous.
So would life.
- B. C. Forbes

I'm not interested in a film about golf but I am interested in golf as a metaphor.
- Robert Redford

No matter what kind of day I've had at school,
I always look forward to golf.
- Nick Johnson

I don't see myself playing or adjusting my schedule
for senior tournament golf.
- Greg Norman

I do not let a bad score ruin my enjoyment for golf.
- Darrell Royal

In tennis, you can make a couple of mistakes and still win.
Not in golf.
I played three rounds in that Tahoe event,
and I was drained.
Mentally, not physically.
- Pete Sampras

I can't hit a ball more than 200 yards.
I have no butt.
You need a butt if you're going to hit a golf ball.
- Dennis Quaid

For me, the worst part of playing golf,
by far, has always been hitting the ball.
- Dave Barry

I'm actually a very quiet person off the golf course.
I talk 150 miles per hour when I'm at the course,
but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth.
- Lee Trevino

A great deal of unnecessarily bad golf is played in this world.
- Harry Vardon

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

My first calendar was a combination of photos taken
from different shoots including golf and casual.
- Natalie Gulbis

This golf course, you miss a shot a little bit off-line,
it's going to bite you.
- Mike Weir

You build a golf game like you build a wall,
one brick at a time.
- Tony Lema

Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised
to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
- Westbrook Pegler


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