golf

A Quote by James Keller on gold, golf, people, time, and women

When Babe Didrickson Zaharias, often called the 'athletic phenomenon of all time,' won the British woman's gold tournament, people said of her what they had said many times before: "Oh, she's an automatic champion, a natural athlete." When Babe started golfing in earnest thirteen years ago she hit as many as 1,000 balls in one afternoon, playing until her hands were so sore they had to be taped.

James Keller

Source: Three Minutes by James Keller, M. M., 1950

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on duty, fishing, golf, and tennis

As for me, tough duty though it may be, I continue to do my part for the commercial recreation industry. Fishing, boating, tennis, golf, running, hunting, and all of this. Horseshoes. It's tough duty. Somebody has to do it, and I'm going to keep on.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

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A Quote by Franklin Pierce Adams on age, death, discovery, and golf

Years ago we discovered the exact point the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.

Franklin Pierce Adams (1881 - 1960)

Source: Nods and Becks, 1944.

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A Quote by Dave Barry on clothes and golf

Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.

Dave Barry (1947 -)

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A Quote by Bing Crosby on golf

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That was a great game of golf, fellers.

Bing Crosby (1904 - 1977)

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A Quote by Bill William Henry Cosby on culture, golf, honor, and youth

Ours is a youth culture, and like a golf tournament, we honor only low scores.

Bill Cosby (1937 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on celebrity, golf, husbands, and television

As if we don't have enough volence on television. After her husband accidentally hit two spectators with golf balls during a celebrity golf tournament.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

Source: 1995

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A Quote by Amy Strum Alcott on golf, mind, spirituality, and zen

Golf is a spiritual game. It's like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.

Amy Strum Alcott (1956 -)

Source: The Golfer's Book of Wisdom, ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1995.

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