The Lighter Side of Golf
 Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
--P. G. Wodehouse
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Golfing-Quote-of-the-Day
1
It took me 17 years to get 3,000 hits, but I did it in one afternoon on the golf course. 
--Hank Aaron
2
Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net. 
--Franklin P. Adams
3
Love and putting are mysteries for the philosopher to solve. Both subjects are beyond golfers
--Tommy Armour
4
Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. 
--Jack Benny
5
Putting allows the touchy golfer two to four opportunities to blow a gasket in the short space of two to forty feet. 
--Tommy Bolt
6
Retire to what? I'm a golfer and a fisherman. I've got no place to retire to. 
--Julius Boros
7
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles. 
--G. K. Chesterton
8
How has retirement affected my golf game? A lot more people beat me now. 
--Dwight D. Eisenhower
9
Golf and sex are about the only things you can enjoy without being good at. 
--Jimmy Demaret
10
They say golf is like life, but don't believe them. golf is more complicated than that. 
--Gardner Dickinson
11
Golf is an ideal diversion but a ruinous disease. 
--B. C. Forbes
12
I'll know I'm getting better at golf because I'm hitting fewer spectators. 
--Gerald Ford
13
The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. 
--Billy Graham
14
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. 
--Ben Hogan
15
Go play golf. Go to the golf course. Hit the ball. Find the ball. Repeat until the ball is in the hole. Have fun. The end. 
--Chuck Hogan
16
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
--Bob Hope
17
If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. 
--Jack Lemmon
18
I play [golf] in the low 80s. If it's any hotter than that, I won't play. 
--Joe E. Lewis
19
They say "practice" makes perfect " Of course, it doesn't. For the vast majority of golfers it merely consolidates imperfection. 
--Henry Longhurst
20
If I had my way, no man guilty of golf would be eligible to any office of trust under the United States. 
--H. L. Mencken
21
Golf has probably kept more people sane than psychiatrists have. 
--Harvey Penick
22
Golf is good for the soul. You get so mad at yourself you forget to hate your enemies. 
--Will Rogers
23
Income Tax has made more liars out of the American people than Golf.
--Will Rogers
24
The people who gave us golf and called it a game are the same people who gave us bag pipes and called it music. 
-- TV "Silk Stalkings"
25
I'm a golfaholic. And all the counseling in the world wouldn't help me. 
--Lee Trevino
26
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling. 
--Mark Twain
27
Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty. 
--Harry Vardon
28
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf. It's almost a law. 
--H. G. Wells
29
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose. 
--Woodrow Wilson
30
Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character. 
--P. G. Wodehouse
31
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness. 
--William Wordsworth

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