“At the US Open, the person I feared most in the last two rounds was myself.”
(Tom Watson, who won five British Opens, two Masters but only one US Open).
“Reading a green is like reading the small type in a contract. If you don’t read it with painstaking care, you are likely to be in trouble.” (Claude Hamilton).
“A professional will tell you the amount of flex you need in the shaft of your club. The more the flex, the more strength you will need to break the thing over your knees.
(Stephen Baker, author of ‘How to Play Golf in the Low 120’s’).
“My game is so bad I gotta hire three caddies – one to walk the left rough, one for the right rough, and the one down the middle. And the one in the middle doesn’t have much to do.” (Dave Hill, former PGA Tour player).
“Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 19 years of dealing with him across the desk.” (Grantland Rice – famous American sports writer).