Get inspired by the best quotes from Masters Tournament

Masters Tournament always makes for a great time for people to think about golf, beyond the sport. Being at Augusta National and playing the tournament is in itself a milestone for the players.

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Wind gusts past flags of participating countries over a scoreboard during Round 3 of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. / AFP / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Masters Tournament always makes for a great time for people to think about golf, beyond the sport. Being at Augusta National and playing the tournament is in itself a milestone for the players. Here’s what some of the world’s top golfers said about being there.
Bobby Jones at the opening of Augusta National in 1933:

“Our overall aim at the Augusta National has been to provide a golf course of considerable natural beauty, enjoyable for the average golfer and at the same time testing for the expert player striving to better par. We want to make bogeys easy if frankly sought, pars readily obtainable by standard good play, and birdies – except on par fives – dearly bought.”

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Nick Faldo:
“This is the The Masters. It’s got the beauty, it’s got the color, it’s got the sound and the breezes. Everything together makes this place special.”

Chi Chi Rodriguez:
“The first time I played the Masters, I was so nervous I drank a bottle of rum before I teed off. I shot the happiest 83 of my life.”

Best quotes of the masters tournament
Best quotes of the masters tournament

Dave Marr:
“At my first Masters, I got the feeling that if I didn’t play well, I wouldn’t go to heaven.”

Gary Player:
“There is absolutely nothing humorous at The Masters. Here, small dogs do not bark and babies do not cry.”

Jack Nicklaus after his amazing sixth Masters victory in 1986:
“I don’t know if I’ll ever do it again or not, but frankly, I don’t care!”

Best Quotes of The Masters Tournament
Best Quotes of The Masters Tournament

Hale Irwin:
“You start to choke at The Masters when you drive through the front gate.”

Gary Player:
“I always said if they have a golf course like this in heaven, I want to be the head pro.”

Horton Smith after winning his second Masters in 1936:
“To me, the Augusta National course has character, individuality and personality. It is one of the few courses that really presents two games on almost every hole; a game to reach the greens and another to figure the ever-challenging contours after reaching the greens.”

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