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Swing Thoughts

“Golf is 20% talent and 80% management.”  –Ben Hogan

“Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course – the distance between your ears.”  –Bobby Jones

“The most important shot is your next one.”  –Ben Hogan

“Forget your opponents; always play against par.” –Sam Snead

“If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.” –Dean Martin

“Even God has to practice his putting.” –Unknown

“I know I am getting better at golf because I’m hitting fewer spectators.” –Gerald Ford

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

“If I’m on the course and lightning starts, I get inside fast. If God wants to play through, let him.” –Bob Hope

“It’s good sportsmanship not to pick up lost balls while they are still rolling.” –Mark Twain

“Born to golf. Forced to work.” –Unknown

“Confidence in golf means being able to concentrate on the problem at hand with no outside interference.” –Tom Watson

“Golf is a better game played downhill.” –Jack Nicklaus

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.” –Arnold Palmer

“If there’s a golf course in heaven, I hope it’s like Augusta National. I just don’t want an early tee time.” –Gary Player

“No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways.
A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind.” –Tom Watson

“Placing the ball in the right position for the next shot is eighty percent of winning golf.” –Ben Hogan

“The woods are full of long drivers. ” –Harvey Penick

“Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.” –Arnold Palmer

“It takes hundreds of good golf shots to gain confidence, but only one bad one to lose it.” –Jack Nicklaus

“The difference between golf and government is that in golf you can’t improve your lie.” –George Deukmejian