The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.
If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.
Fans don't boo nobodies.
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
James Patrick Murray
I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.
Gerald R. Ford
I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black.
You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
Life is about timing.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Wrestling is ballet with violence.
It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
Billie Jean King
Sports are a microcosm of society.
Billie Jean King
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
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.
All sports for all people.
Pierre de Coubertin
If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.
Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
Joyce Carol Oates
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