Payne Stewart Quotes


40 Payne Stewart quotes:



"ADD is much more apparent in children; a lot of teachers can spot it right away. But it isn't just a problem for kids. I probably still have this ADD."
"But I'll tell you something: We had a big family discussion about it recently, my two sisters and I, and I pointed out that we all have the same genes as our mother and we're all susceptible to becoming alcoholics."
"But in the end it's still a game of golf, and if at the end of the day you can't shake hands with your opponents and still be friends, then you've missed the point."
"For a while, I think in 1994, it got to where I didn't want to practice."
"For example, I wouldn't hesitate to sit somebody down if he wasn't performing, even if he was the No. 1 player in the world. I've been sat down before."
"For one thing, when you're playing as well as I was at the time, you think you can play with anything. That isn't true, of course, but I didn't know it then."
"For sure I would be a very emotional captain. A very hands-on captain."
"I didn't cry at his funeral. Why, I don't know, except I sensed I was now the man of the family and had to stand up. I kept it inside me."
"I didn't hesitate to kiss my father in public. And that's how I tried to raise my children. We're physical."
"I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books."
"I don't think it's healthy to take yourself too seriously."
"I love my country. I'm one of those people who puts my hand on my heart when they play the national anthem. Heck, I sing the words."
"I mean, at the time I would rather come here and sit on the lake than go practice and work on my golf game. Today I have a different philosophy."
"I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind to wander when I needed to be focused. It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps."
"I very rarely saw Tom Kite around. I've talked to Tom about it. I don't think Michael Jordan needed to be on the captain's cart with Kite; he needed to be walking in the gallery, supporting them from outside the ropes."
"I was wearing a back brace for a while. It started in '91 at the Open. It got to where I was using the back brace as a crutch instead of working out."
"I went over before the British Open and played Valderrama thinking that I might make the team, might be a captain's pick. I made the effort to go over there."
"I'm 42 now, what I would consider prime time."
"I've just become more conscious about how much I do drink and how often I want to have a drink and things like that. I think being conscious of it will help me to control the urges."
"If somebody asks for my opinion, I tell them my opinion, whether it's what they want to hear or not."



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