They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger.
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.
Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.
I've heard people say putting is 50 percent technique and 50 percent mental. I really believe it is 50 percent technique and 90 percent positive thinking, see, but that adds up to 140 percent, which is why nobody is 100 percent sure how to putt.
After all these years, it's still embarrassing for me to play on the American golf tour. Like the time I asked my caddie for a sand wedge and he came back ten minutes later with a ham on rye.
Golf is the most fun you can have with out taking your clothes off.
No one has as much luck around the greens as one who practices a lot.
Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends.
Remember you have to be comfortable. Golf is not a life or death situation. It's just a game and should be treated as such. Stay loose.
When you're having trouble and topping the ball, it means the ground is moving on you.
I read the greens in Spanish, but I putt in English.
I never prayed that I would make a putt. I prayed that I would react well if I missed.
I don't fear death, but I sure don't like those three-footers for par.
A golf ball is like a clock. Always hit it at 6 o'clock and make it go toward 12 o'clock. But make sure you're in the same time zone.
Golf is a thinking man's game. You can have all the shots in the bag, but if you don't know what to do with them, you've got troubles.
When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.
If you buy a book on golf instruction buy the thinnest book you can find. The thinner the book, chances are the easier and more elementary the instruction. It can do one of two things: help you more or hurt you less. Both are good compared to the alternative.
Don't look for excuses to lose. Look for excuses to win.
I am a millionaire today and my wife deserves all of the credit. Before I met her I was a multi-millionaire.
I don't exaggerate - I just remember big.
I'm playing like Tarzan-and scoring like Jane.
Maintain a childhood enthusiasm for the game of golf.
When I used to gamble, I looked for players with head covers on their irons. Those guys I could beat.
I'm getting so old, I don't even buy green bananas anymore.
Jack Nicklaus is a legend in his spare time.
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