Jack Nicklaus Quotes

55 Jack Nicklaus quotes:

"Seems like yesterday. When I was in competition, and trying to play, to look back was not the right way to look, so I never paid much attention to it. But as you get older, you get a bit more sentimental about things. You get more nostalgic."
"In the spirit of the game, my guys have agreed that we will share the Cup, ... Competition is about goodwill."
"There are no maladies in my golf game. My golf game stinks."
"A perfectly straight shot with a big club is a fluke."
"Golf is a better game played downhill."
"The game is meant to be fun."
"Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game's two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself."
"Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety."
"It's a major championship in the game of golf, ... But is it one of the ones that you want to put in that list? Because of Jones is the only way you would put it there. I accept it either way."
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"I think there was an old guy out there playing golf who wasn't supposed to compete anymore, probably in his own mind too. But I started putting pretty well a few weeks before the tournament and I started feeling like, 'Gee, that's pretty good,' and I kind of got excited. I made a lot of putts."
Author: Nicklaus Quotes Category: Golf Quotes
"It's not a very easy golf course. Particularly if the wind blows, ... It's a strong golf course. At least I thought it was."
Author: Nicklaus Quotes Category: Golf Quotes
"I like trying to win. That's what golf is all about."
"It's hard not to play golf that's up to Jack Nicklaus standards when you are Jack Nicklaus."
"Focus on remedies, not faults."
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"Through the years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt."
"He's going to be around a long, long time, if his body holds up. That's always a concern with a lot of players because of how much they play. A lot of guys can't handle it. But it looks like he can."
"Most people work all their life to retire and play golf. I played golf all my life to retire and go to work."
Author: Nicklaus Quotes Category: Golf Quotes
"They've totally eliminated what Bobby Jones tried to do in the game of golf. Bobby Jones believed golf was primarily a second-shot game."
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"How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life."
"Is this the 50th anniversary of his first retirement?"

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