Ben Hogan Best Quotes

William Ben Hogan (August 13, 1912 – July 25, 1997) was an American professional golfer, generally considered one of the greatest players in the history of the game. Born within six months of two other acknowledged golf greats of the 20th century, Sam Snead and Byron Nelson, Hogan is notable for his profound influence on golf swing theory and his legendary ball-striking ability. Enjoy Ben Hogan’s best quotes below.

“Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.”
“I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.”
“As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.”
“The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight.”
“Golf is not a game of good shots. It’s a game of bad shots.”
“I’m glad I brought this course, this monster, to its knees.”
“I couldn’t wait for the sun to come up the next morning so that I could get out on the course again.”
“If we could have just screwed another head on his shoulders, he would have been the greatest golfer who ever lived.”
“Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club, don’t you?”
“The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball.”
“There is no similarity between golf and putting; they are two different games, one played in the air, and the other on the ground.”
“Placing the ball in the right position for the next shot is eighty percent of winning golf.”
“I learn something new about the game almost every time I step on the course.”
“Shoot a lower score than everybody else.”

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