“Golf… is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.” – P.G. Wodehouse

"Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitude's of measurements, it invites the attention of perfectionists." - Heywood Hale Broun

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

"God is happiest when his children are at play" (From the movie: The Legend of Bagger Vance)

"A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand and water." - Bob Ryan

I always like to see a person stand up to a golf ball as though he were perfectly at home in its presence. - Bobby Jones

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

Golf is the loneliest sport. You're completely alone with every conceivable opportunity to defeat yourself. Golf brings out your assets and liabilities as a person. The longer you play, the more certain you are that a man's performance is the outward manifestation of who, in his heart, he really thinks he is. - Hale Irwin

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

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

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

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

If you try to fight the course, it will beat you. - Lou Graham