It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time. But it took me many years to realize it.
Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course...the space between your ears.
The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two.
Golf is assuredly a mystifying game. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. But this is certainly not the case.
Sometimes the game of golf is just too difficult to endure with a golf club in your hands.
You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank.
Some people think they are concentrating when they're merely worrying.
If ever I needed an eight foot putt, and everything I owned depended on it, I would want Arnold Palmer to putt for me.
I will tell you privately it's not going to get better, it's going to get worse all the time, but don't fret. Remember, we play the ball where it lies, and now let's not talk about this, ever again.
I particularly regretted winning at the nineteenth hole by the aid of a stymie which was almost impossible to negotiate.