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Golf Quotes

You must have heard the saying - “I've spent most of my life golfing - the rest I've just wasted”. It is not known who shared this thought about the sport, but you can take it for granted that the person who made this statement was quite a big fan of the game. In today’s materialistic times, where we travel to places just to be surrounded by greenery or for getting fresh air, golf has become a great form of recreation, as most of the golf courses are made on large areas with scenic beauty. People who prefer sports which doesn't require a lot of running or physical exertion, can easily enjoy golf.

This game can be enjoyed by people regardless of their age or sex they belong. Golf teaches us few of the most important lessons of our life. It teaches us how to be perseverant towards our goal and is also capable of increasing our concentration and focus significantly. It makes us more humble and teaches us how to face the good and bad days of life. Jack Nicklaus the legendary golfer once said“A kid grows a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.” Read on to for some famous quotations and sayings on the game that is golf!

Colin Jost

Almost all the golf courses in Staten Island double as something else.

P. G. Wodehouse

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

Edward VIII

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

Martin Sheen

Anybody who plays golf will tell you that you play against yourself.

Colin Jost

Learning to be your natural self in front of five cameras and a silent studio takes time. Trying to be funny under duress is probably a lot like trying to play golf relaxed under pressure.

I spent a weekend in the White House with President Clinton, back in '99, I guess. We played golf and just hung out and talked on many subjects. I saw him several times subsequently in L.A. He's the smartest man I ever met, a great politician. Everybody was star struck around him.

Samuel L. Jackson

I did 'Formula 51' because I got to run around Liverpool in a kilt, with golf clubs.

Mac Davis

I was out on the golf course, a guy came riding out in a golf cart and said, Did you know that Elvis died? And I just said, Well, there you go. It was like I had kinda been expecting it.

Turnberry is truly one of the most spectacular properties on earth. The views, the setting, and grandeur of the hotel - there's just nothing else like it. We've respected the architectural history of the hotel first and foremost, but most of all, we've respected the tradition of golf at Turnberry.

Pat Morita

I'm in semi-retirement, but what am I going to retire to? I don't ride horses, I don't golf anymore. I shoot a game of pool every now and then.

Sylvester Stallone

Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.

Gerald R. Ford

The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.

Colin Jost

The first joke I ever told on stage was a golf joke.

P. G. Wodehouse

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.

Martin Sheen

Golf is fundamentally about being honest. I see people hit eight shots and tell me they shot five. I never say a word. It is a reminder to me of what is at stake.

Woodrow Wilson

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

Dave Barry

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

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

When Lee and Jack win, it is good for golf. When I win, it is better.

Lewis Hamilton

It's a pretty cool feeling to be the person to knock down a barrier - just like the Williams sisters did in tennis or Tiger Woods in golf.

Bill Paxton

There's something about being at the tournaments that you don't really get on TV, although golf is a great sport to watch on television.

P. G. Wodehouse

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

Tom Ellis

This is going to sound so boring, but I play golf in Hertfordshire at a club called Sandy Lodge just by Moor Park Tube station. It's where I unwind and don't think about anything else.

Mila Kunis

I love swimming, tennis, and I am taking up golf. I am not serious about it, I just go to the range and practice. Other than that, I enjoy going to the movies and hanging out with my friends.

Love Swimming
Shaquille O'Neal

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

Brad Pitt

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.

Billy Graham

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

William Wordsworth

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

Sean Connery

I'm swimming every day and I'm even trying to get the golf swing working again - but that might take a little bit longer.

Swimming Trying
Robert Redford

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

Bill Murray

Golf was my first glimpse of comedy. I was a caddy when I was a kid. I was on the golf course rather than being in lessons, but I can play better now than I could then.

Mia Hamm

Golf is social. It brings a lot of people together.

People Togetherness
Samuel L. Jackson

When I'm not working, I like to play golf.

Willie Nelson

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

Shia LaBeouf

I understand why marriages break up over golf. I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.

Donald Trump, Jr.

Rob Goldstone is a talent manager for Emin Agalarov, who's an Azerbaijani Russian singer who performed at Miss Universe and later performed at the WGC championship golf course tournament that we held at Doral.

Tom Brady

I have hobbies. I like being active. I like to surf a lot, play a little bit of golf.

Donald Trump, Jr.

I'm pretty certain that I'm the only son of a billionaire who can drive a D10 Caterpillar better than I can drive a golf cart.

Groucho Marx

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

Dennis Quaid

Golf is meaningless, but it means so much.

Dennis Quaid

Surfing is like golf: You're always battling, and it keeps knocking you down. There are a lot of wipeouts. But when you stay with it and catch that wave, you really taste it. It's magic.

Sean Connery

You know, the Oscar I was awarded for The Untouchables is a wonderful thing, but I can honestly say that I'd rather have won the U.S. Open Golf Tournament.

Dennis Quaid

I'd love to do a golf movie. I turned down Don Johnson's role in 'Tin Cup.' I regret that.

Lawrence Peter Berra

I enjoy now doing what I do... playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life.

Rafael Nadal

I am a guy who likes to do what I am doing with passion, whether it's a soccer match with friends or golf.

Lou Holtz

If he's got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don't hire him.

Lawrence Peter Berra

I didn't know much about golf growing up.

Donald Trump

I win at golf. I'm a club champion many times at different clubs. I win at golf. I can sink the three-footer on the 18th hole when others can't.

Jack Nicholson

I've spent more time playing golf than anything else the last 18 years. Just wanted to be an 80s-shooter. Got there, too.

Shia LaBeouf

I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team.

Mark Wahlberg

I never got on the course with my dad, but to be playing golf with my kids - that's a dream.

Ivanka Trump

Since my family owns the Trump National Doral, I spend a lot of time on the course. Trump Doral's Golf Shop is the largest pro shop in the country and carries limited-edition pieces and exclusive brands.

Shia LaBeouf

A lot of people like to think that golf is a lazy man's sport. Or it's a rich man's sport, or it's a sport that they can't be involved in.

Robert Redford

Golf has become so manicured, so perfect. The greens, the fairways. I don't like golf carts. I like walking. Some clubs won't let you in unless you have a caddy and a cart.

Lawrence Peter Berra

Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren't allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training.

Mark Twain

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

Rafael Nadal

I am decidedly unfriendly during a golf game, from the first hole to the last.

Shia LaBeouf

I trained more than anybody ever in a golf film ever made - my swing is pretty hot.

Bertrand Russell

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

Leisure time is only leisure time when it is earned; otherwise, leisure time devolves into soul-killing lassitude. There's a reason so many new retirees, freed from the treadmill of work, promptly keel over on the golf course: Work fulfills us. It keeps us going.

Michael J. Fox

I still play hockey every now and then, and I still golf. But my biggest exercise is walking my big dog in the park every day.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.

Michael Jordan

I won't have any competitive instincts in any sports, other than golf. I can't see being competitive in sports any more.

Will Rogers

The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf.

Dave Barry

Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.

Mookie Betts

I've been playing golf for a little while and I can't get over the 85 hump. It doesn't matter how good or bad I shoot on one side, I'm going to end up around 85.

My first assistant-coaching job in football was at William & Mary in 1961. The pay wasn't much, so to get $300 more per year, I agreed to coach the golf team. I didn't even know how to keep score, and really, my main job was not to wreck the van on the way to tournaments.

John Cena

I play golf once in awhile. I certainly love to train. I'm also a big fan of NASCAR and Japanimation.

Caitlyn Jenner

Being the world's greatest athlete just does not get it done on the golf course.

Lou Holtz

In golf, the player, coach and official are rolled into one, and they overlap completely. Golf really is the best microcosm of life - or at least the way life should be.

Meryl Streep

I can't do a lot of things, like golf. I don't like golf. I mean, I really don't, because I tend to like things that I can do right away. If I can't do it right away, I don't like it.

Robert Redford

I'm not much interested in sport just as sport. I wouldn't be interested in making a golf film or baseball or fishing film.

Robert Kennedy

I am ashamed to report that my father, who is 73, has never been beaten by any of his four sons in golf. We have all become resigned to the fact that he has determined that he won't be beaten.

Donald Trump

I played golf with my friends, and then I started to play with the hustlers. And I learned a lot. I learned about golf; I learned about gambling. I learned about everything.

Donald Trump

Somebody made the statement that Donald Trump has built or owns the greatest collection of golf courses, ever, in the history of golf. And I believe that is 100 percent true.

Donald Trump

The interesting thing is that everyone in golf is just nice. You learn a lot about people playing golf: their integrity, how they play under pressure.

Ivanka Trump

I get bored easily, so in general, I tend to mix up my workouts. I exercise in the gym with a trainer once a week when I'm in town, and I love yoga, golf and tennis.

The early versions of 'Shell's Wonderful World of Golf' were great. It's sort of interesting: as it progressed, it became worse and worse, but the early versions were really fantastic with Jimmy Demaret and Gene Sarazen. They were classics.

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