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Your Favorite Golf Quotes and Proverbs

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I'll start.

"Golf is a good walk, spoiled."

~Mark Twain

post #2 of 9

"99 percent of the time, a short putt won't go in"   Trevino??

 

and of course  "Even God can't hit a one iron".

 

nothing in particular comes to mind, but I am sure that George Carlin probably had a few.

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"99 percent of the time, a short putt won't go in"
and I believe it was Harvey Penick who said that 100% of putts that go PAST the hole don't go in either. ;)
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and I believe it was Harvey Penick who said that 100% of putts that go PAST the hole don't go in either. ;)

Come to think of it...that was probably the one I was thinking of.  "Take dead straight aim".

 

now......noting the number of posts I have made in such a short period of time, I get the feeling that I may be wearing out my welcome so I should maybe lay off for awhile.  Too much time on my hands I reackon. Nobody has complained, but a little self discipline might be a good thing.  Later......

post #5 of 9

A bit dated, but:

post #6 of 9

Not really quotes or proverbs, but more like a quip.

 

Heard this the other day:

 

After a bad shot: "Too much loft.  Lack Of Firkin Talent"

 

After making a 20 foot put to complete a triple bogey:  "Like whipped cream on shti."

 

I don't have the most "refined" playing partners, and I wouldn't have it any other way...

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nothing in particular comes to mind, but I am sure that George Carlin probably had a few.

 

Oh he sure did. Was not a fan of the game...at all:

 

post #8 of 9
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I don't even need to watch the video to remember what he said.

"Golf isn't a sport, it's an elitist GAME..."

post #9 of 9

It's good sportsmanship not to pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.

 

-Mark Twain

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