Anna and Armana share their favorite golf quotes.

15 Golf Quotes We Love

Posted: February 5, 2019 by Armana Christianson

We love quotes, as you can tell by our #MondayMotivation on our social media accounts. We love them so much that we thought we’d do a roundup post of some of our favorite golf quotes. We’re starting at 15 but we can guarantee this to be an ongoing, updated post! Do you have a favorite golf quote that we didn’t list? Let us know in the comments!

“If you worry about making bogeys, it makes the game that much more difficult. You put more pressure on yourself without even noticing it. It makes a difference to take it easy when things aren’t going right.” -Sergio Garcia

“A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks.” -Gary Player

“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.” -Dr Bob Rotella

“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.” -Bruce Crampton

“The more I work and practice, the luckier I seem to get.” -Gary Player

“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.” -Bobby Jones

“One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot – the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.” -Peter Jacobsen

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

“Keep your sense of humor. There’s enough stress in the rest of your life not to let bad shots ruin a game you’re supposed to enjoy.” -Amy Alcott

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening – and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.” -Arnold Palmer

Forget the last shot. It takes so long to accept that you can’t always replicate your swing. The only thing you can control is your attitude toward the next shot.” -Mark McCumber

“You don’t have the game you played last year or last week. You only have today’s game. It may be far from your best, but that’s all you’ve got. Harden your heart and make the best of it.” -Walter Hagen

“Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots–but you have you have to play the ball where it lies.” -Bobby Jones

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

“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

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