"I don't know if you're ever finished trying to improve. As soon as you feel like you are finished, then I guess you are finished, because you’ve already put a limit on your ability and what you can attain. I don’t think that’s right."—Tiger Woods "I've never had a coach in my life. When I find one who can beat me, then I’ll listen."—Lee Trevino The New Quotable Golfer is a rich compendium of golf quotes that reflect the history, tradition, agony, and ecstasy of the game. These words of wisdom come from some of the game’s most famous practitioners and fans, such as Tommy Armour, Chip Beck, Raymond Floyd, Ben Hogan, Julie Inkster, Dan Jenkins, Nancy Lopez, Arnold Palmer, Chi-Chi Rodriguez, Dr. Bob Rotelle, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, and many more. This compilation of the most inclusive and timeless sayings about the sport makes a great gift for all golf enthusiasts—from duffer to professional and everyone in between.
Robert McCord is the author of The Best Public Golf Courses in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Mexico, and numerous other golf books. His articles have appeared in Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, and Golf for Women. He lives in New York City.
"I play golf with friends. But we don't play friendly golf."--Ben Hogan "I don't know if you're ever finished trying to improve."--Tiger Woods "What is love compared with holing out before your opponent?"--P. G. Wodehouse "All that matters in golf is the next shot."--Ralph Guldahl, winner of the 1937 and 1938 U.S Opens
The New Quotable Golfer is a rich compendium of golf quotes that reflect the history, tradition, agony, and ecstasy of the game. Organized into categories such as "Gold Defined," "The Mental Game," "Men Touring," "Women Touring," "Caddies," "Obstacles," and "Practice," The New Quotable Golfer includes words of wisdom from some of the game's most famous practitioners:
Franklin Pierce Adams, Tommy Armour, Chip Beck, Winston Churchill, Raymond Floyd, Ben Hogan, Julie Inkster, Dan Jenkins, Samuel Johnson, Nancy Lopez, Arnold Palmer, Marcel Proust, John D. Rockefeller, Chi-Chi Rodriguez, Will Rogers, Dr. Bob Rotelle, Mark Twain, Tom Watson, George Will, Tiger Woods, and many more...
This compilation of the most inclusive and timeless sayings about the sport makes a great gift for golf enthusiasts, from duffer to professional.