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8 famous and inspirational quotes by golfers

Golf is a game of rhythm, but it is also an equal test of the mind. No wonder then that golfers have been a source of wisdom.

Masters champions from left, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer tour Amen Corner at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday April 8, 2014.

Golf is a mind game that involves enormous self-discipline and a sharp mind. It is no wonder then that golfers have delivered some pearls of wisdom over the years. In this feature, we look at some of the most famous quotes from the wise of golf, giving us reason to lift ourselves up and our game.

  • Success in golf depends less on strength of body more on strength of mind and character” – Arnold Palmer
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  • “Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course… the space between your ears.” – Bobby Jones
  • “A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.” – Jack Nicklaus
  • “One of the things that my parents have taught me is never listen to other people’s expectations. You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations, and those are the only things I really care about it” – Tiger Woods
  • “The word is control. That’s my ultimate – to have control” – Nick Faldo
  • “The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentle man, and win” – Phil Mickelson
  • “I’m a very intense person. When I go after something, I want to go after it with everything I have. I want to push myself to the edge” – Greg Norman
  • “Golf is 90 percent inspiration and 10 percent perspiration” – Johnny Miller

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