Food for thought…..

30 11 2011

-Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk. -Grantland Rice

-Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five. -John Updike

-It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf. -Robert Lynd

-If profanity had any influence on the flight of the ball, the game of golf would be played far better than it is. -Horace G. Hutchinson

-They say golf is like life, but don’t believe them. Golf is more complicated than that. -Gardner Dickinson

-If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork as poorly as they do a golf club, they’d starve to death. -Sam Snead

-Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness. -William Wordsworth

-If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt. -Dean Martin

-If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don’t have to waste energy going back to pick it up. -Tommy Bolt

-Man blames fate for all other accidents, but feels personally responsible when he makes a hole-in-one. -Bishop Sheen

-I don’t say my golf game is bad, but if I grew tomatoes, they’d come up sliced. -Arnold Palmer

-My handicap? Woods and irons. -Chris Codiroli

-The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody would put a flag stick on top. -Pete Dye

-I’m hitting the woods just great, but having a terrible time getting out of them! -Buddy Hackett

-The only time my prayers are never answered is playing golf. -Billy Graham

-If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. -Jack Lemmon

-Its good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling. -Mark Twain

-Don’t play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty. -Harry Vardon

-Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at either of them. -Raymond Willis

-May the ball lie in green pastures, and not in still waters or small round sandy regions. -Ben Hogan

-If I hit it right, it’s a slice. If I hit it left, it’s a hook. If I hit it straight, it’s a miracle. -All us hackers

-The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can’t improve your lie. -George Deukmejian

 

Keep on swinging!

 

Cheers

Geoff

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