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100 Best Golf Quotes and Sayings of All Time

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If we talk about elite games, then you know which game comes to our mind first. Golf is one of the most luxurious games in the world and it’s a game of elite people. 

It’s basically a club and a ball sport. In golf, a player uses different clubs to hit the balls and his or her goal is to put the ball into a hole. This sounds pretty easy, doesn’t it? But trust me it’s not!

There are so many other factors behind this elite sport. But since we are not here to teach this game, we are not going to discuss all those rules and factors of Golf. We are here to motivate you with our awesome golf quotes if you’re already a golf player or you have a fascination for golf. 

We know, golf is more of a mind game, than a physical game as it looks to be. And in every mind game, you need a lot of inspiration and motivation. That is why we have put together the best 100 quotes for golf which includes funny golf quotes, famous golf quotes, inspirational golf quotes, motivational golf quotes, golf quotes by famous golfers, and so on.

We believe these golf quotes will help both beginners and professionals to bring some inspiration to give the best golf shot.

Golf Quotes

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

Jack Nicklaus
Golf Quote

Swing hard in case you hit it.

I’ve been playing the game so long that my handicap is in Roman numerals.

A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing.

The older you get, the stronger the wind gets; and it’s always in your face.

To find a man’s true character, play golf with him.

A golfer has to train his swing on the practice tee, then trust it on the course.

Give me the fresh air, a beautiful partner, and a nice round of golf, and you can keep the fresh air and the golf.

I have a tip that can take off five strokes of anyone’s golf game. It’s called an Eraser.

Arnold Palmer

Golf tips are like Aspirin. One may do you good but if you swallow the whole bottle, you’ll be lucky to survive.

The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can’t improve your lie.

George Deukmejian
Golf And Government Quote

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.

Gerald R Ford

I started watching golf for the first time yesterday. I`m really worried about myself. I was actually enjoying it.

Ewan McGregor

Pressure is when you play $5 a hole with only $2 in your pocket

Golf is 90 percent inspiration and 10 percent perspiration.

Johnny Miller

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

Paul Harvey

If you’re 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

If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play at it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.

Bob Hope

Golf is like a love affair. If you don’t take it seriously, it’s no fun; if you do take it seriously, it breaks your heart.

Arthur Daley

If you focus only on the target you’ll play darn good golf.

Dr. Bob Rotella.

The first thing golf teaches is humility, the second; empathy, and the third patience.

Kris E Wilson

The value of routine; trusting your swing.

Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious.

P G Wodehouse
Golf Famous Quote

This is a game. That’s all it is. It’s not a war.

Jack Nicklaus

To some golfers, the greatest handicap is the ability to add correctly

Competitive golf is mainly played in a five and a half-inch course…the space between your ears.

Bobby Jones

Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.

Arnold Palmer

Forget your opponents. Always play against par.

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.

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

Celine Dion

Golf is not a game, it’s bondage. It was obviously devised by a man torn with guilt, eager to atone for his sins.

Jim Murray

A “gimme” can best be defined as an agreement between two golfers, neither of whom can putt very well.

Half of golf is fun; the other half is putting.

Funny Golf Quote

I am not feeling really well, I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.

Groucho Marx

I never learned anything from a match that I won

I smile at obstacles

If it goes right, it’s a slice. If it goes left, it’s a hook. If it goes straight, it’s a miracle.

Life is better when you’re golfing.

Much of anyone’s game is played (or should be played) in the short six-inch course between the ears.

Louise Suggs

Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head. You’ve got to believe.

The better you putt, the bolder you play.

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

If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt

Golf Funny Quote

There are no shortcuts on the quest for perfection.

A good player who is a great putter is a match for any golfer. A great hitter who cannot putt is a match for no one.

Ben Sayers

Golf always makes me so damned angry.

King George V

Golf is 20 percent talent and 80 percent management.

Ben Hogan

The most important shot in golf is the next one.

Golf is a game of endless failure and frustration.

Michael Greenberg

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

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Benjamin Franklin

Confidence in golf means being able to concentrate on the problem at hand with no outside interference.

Tom Watson
Golf Inspirational Quote

Hit the shot you think you can hit. Not the one you think you should.

Dr. Bob Rotella

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

Sam Snead

Keep a close count of your nickels and dimes, stay away from whiskey, and never concede a putt.

Sam Snead

Never concede the putt that beats you.

Harry Vardon

Some of us worship in churches, some in synagogues, some on golf courses.

Adlai Stevenson

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

Billy Graham

The swing is never learned. It’s remembered.

This 90.10 rule holds true in almost anything financial. Take the game of golf, for example. Ten percent of the professional golfers make 90 percent of the money.

Robert Kiyosaki

Two things I take very seriously in life. My golf game and my relationship with God. Neither one is simple.

Cheryl Ladd

Golf is an ineffectual attempt to put an elusive ball into an obscure hole with implements ill-adapted to the purpose.

Woodrow Wilson
Golf Motivational Quote

We learn so many things from golf- how to suffer, for instance.

Bruce Lansky

Your next shot is a new experience. It might be the best shot you ever hit in your life.

Harvey Penick

Golf is assuredly a mystifying game. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. But such is certainly not the case.


Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle.

The uglier a man’s legs are, the better he plays golf. It’s almost a law.

H.G. Wells

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.

G.K. Chesterton

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.

Golfers who try to make everything perfect before taking the shot rarely make a perfect shot.

Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitudes of measurements, it invites the attention of perfectionists.

Heywood Hale Broun

You swing your best when you have the fewest things to think about.

Bobby Jones
Golf Saying

Every shot counts. The three-foot putt is as important as the 300-yard drive.

Henry Cotton

Isn’t it fun to go out on the course and lie in the sun?

Bob Hope

What separates great players from the good ones is not so much ability as brainpower and emotional equilibrium.

Arnold Palmer

The golf swing is like a suitcase into which we are trying to pack one too many things.

John Updike

It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. It took one afternoon on the golf course.

Hank Aaron

I love to play to win.

Tiger Woods

Golf is an easy game… It’s just hard to play.

Nobody ever remembers who finished second at anything.

Jack Nicklaus

A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks.

Gary Player

Golf is a science, the study of a lifetime, in which you can exhaust yourself but never your subject.

David Forgan
Golfing Quote

Nobody ever remembers who finished second at anything.

Jack Nicklaus

A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks.

Gary Player

A lot of people are afraid of winning. I was afraid I might not win.

Arnold Palmer

Golf is not a game of good shots. It’s a game of bad shots.

True sportsmanship is…Knowing that, win or lose, you will walk off the course with pride.

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.

It’s good sportsmanship not to pick up lost balls while they are still rolling.

If you wish to hide your character, do not play golf.

If you think it’s difficult meeting people, just pick up the wrong ball.

Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods Golf Quote

I never missed a putt in my mind.

Golf is my passion, so is a great barbeque.

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

The more I work and practice, the luckier I seem to get.

Gary Player

Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience.

Arnold Palmer

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

Tiger Woods

For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind.

Harry Vardon

Everybody can see that my swing is homegrown. That means everybody has a chance to do it.

Bubba Watson

Here at Quotesera, we have carefully collected all those awesome quotes that you can enjoy reading and sharing with your friends, family, and your loved ones.

We hope you had an amazing time reading all these quotes about golf and we believe these quotes may bring some motivation to give your best shot in golf.

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"Golf is 90 percent inspiration and 10 percent perspiration." - Johnny Miller
"I started watching golf for the first time yesterday. I`m really worried about myself. I was actually enjoying it." - Ewan McGregor

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