Golf Quotes by Famous People

— Keith Michael

I hold several records on the golf course, but they all pertain to beer.

— Keith Michael

My body is here, but my mind has already teed off

— Craig Stadle

Why am I using a new putter? Because the last one didn’t float too well.

– Dan Marino

Swing hard in case you hit it.

— Lee Travino

I’m not saying my golf game went bad, but if I grew tomatoes, they’d come up sliced.

— Jack Benny

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

— Phyllis Diller

The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing.

— Gerald R. Ford

I know I’m getting better at golf because I’m hitting fewer spectators.

— Tom Watson

If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.

— Raymond Floyd

They call it golf because all of the other four-letter words were taken.

— Simon Hobday

Two balls in the water. By God, I’ve got a good mind to jump in and

make it four! 

— George Deukmejian

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

— Paul Harvey

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

— Don Adams

I had a wonderful experience on the golf course today. I had a hole in nothing. Missed the ball and sank the divot.

— Chi Chi Rodriguez

The best wood in most amateurs’ bags is the pencil.

— Sam Snead

I’ve just got one problem. I stand too close to the ball after I’ve hit it.

— Arnold Palmer

I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s golf game. It is called an eraser.

— Bruce Lansky

On a recent survey, 80 percent of golfers admitted cheating. The other 20 percent lied.

— Jimmy DeMaret

Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them.

— Lee Trevino

If you are 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.

— Bruce Litsky

The only thing in my bag that works is the bug spray.

— Buddy Hackett

I’ve had a good day when I don’t fall out of the cart.

— Ken Venturi on Art Rosenbaum

Art said he wanted to get more distance. I told him to hit it and run backwards.

— Ben Hogan

Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club, don’t you?

— Henry Beard

Follow-through: The part of the swing that takes place after the ball has been hit, but before the club has been thrown.

— Lee Trevino

You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.

— Hank Aaron

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

— Henny Youngman

The other day I broke 70. That’s a lot of clubs.

— Sam Snead

If I had cleared the trees and drove the green, it would’ve been a great shot.

— Lee Trevino

I’m in the woods so much I can tell you which plants are edible.

— Lee Trevino

Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn’t a lot of strokes when you consider the course.

— Lee Trevino

My swing is so bad I look like a caveman killing his lunch

— Lee Trevino describing how he shot one under

One under a tree, one under a bush, one under the water.

— Anonymous

I’m hitting the woods just great, but I’m having a terrible time getting out of them.

— Jim Dent

I can airmail the golf ball, but sometimes I don’t put the right address on it.

— Bob Hope

I’ll shoot my age if I have to live to be 105.

— Chi Chi Rodriguez

A golf ball is like a clock. Always hit it at 6 o’clock and make it go toward 12 o’clock. But make sure you’re in the same time zone.

— Bob Hope

Arnold Palmer told me how I could cut eight strokes off my score – skip one of the par 3s.

— Bob Hope

Titleist has offered me a big contract not to play its balls.

— Bob Hope

My wife says there are days when I’m closer to shooting my weight than my age.

— Will Rogers

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.

— Johnny Miller comparing Phil Mickelson to Tiger Woods

Phil’s got as much horsepower in his car, it’s just that the lug nuts aren’t always tightened down enough.”

–Sam Snead

These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.

— Bob Hope

Golf is a hard game to figure. One day you will go out and slice it and shank it, hit into all the traps and miss every green. The next day you go out and, for no reason at all, you really stink.

— P.J. O’Rourke

“Linda Ronstadt” – (Blue Bayou) blew by you – a lonI found out that all the important lessons of life are contained in the three rules for achieving a perfect golf swing: 1. keep your head down, 2. follow through, 3. be born with money.ger drive than previous hitter(s)