Sam Snead Best Quotes

Samuel Jackson Snead was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of four decades. Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour events, including seven majors. Enjoy Sam Snead’s best quotes below.

Sam Snead
“The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back. The great champions have all come back from defeat.”
“Practice puts brains in your muscles.”
“If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they’d starve to death.”
“Of all the hazards, fear is the worst.”
“The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish.”
“These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.”
“To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it’s detachment.”
“Forget your opponents; always play against par.”
“Never let up. The more you can win by, the more doubts you put in the other players’ minds the next time out.”
“Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome.”
“The greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.”
“Until you play it, St. Andrews looks like the sort of real estate you couldn’t give away.”
“Nobody asked how you looked, just what you shot.”
“Golf is played with the arms.”
“Those who go along get along.”

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