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#1. Forget your opponents; always play against par. - Author: Sam Snead
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#2. I believe in destiny ... what's going to be is going to be. If I'm going to win, I'm going to win ... I don't give a damn what the other guy shoots. I'm going to win if it's my turn. - Author: Sam Snead
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#3. There are no short hitters on the tour anymore - just long and unbelievably long. - Author: Sam Snead
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#4. Nobody asked how you looked, just what you shot. - Author: Sam Snead
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#5. Keep close count of your nickels and dimes, stay away from whiskey, and never concede a putt. - Author: Sam Snead
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#6. I've gotten rid of the yips four times but they hang in there. You know those two-foot downhill putts with a break? I'd rather see a rattlesnake. - Author: Sam Snead
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#7. Golf is played with the arms. - Author: Sam Snead
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#8. If I had cleared the trees and drove the green, it would've been a great shot. - Author: Sam Snead
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#9. I give the ball some sweet talk. I tell it that this isn't going to hurt a bit. I'm a friend and all I'm going to do is give it a nice little ride. - Author: Sam Snead
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#10. No matter what happens - never give up a hole ... In tossing in your cards after a bad beginning you also undermine your whole game, because to quit between tee and green is more habit-forming than drinking a highball before breakfast. - Author: Sam Snead
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#11. You have more potential than you think. - Author: Sam Snead
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#12. Golf got complicated when I had to wear shoes and begin thinking about what I was doing. - Author: Sam Snead
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#13. If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death. - Author: Sam Snead
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#14. Most people who play golf have one big trouble: they think too much. To get any real mileage out of this game you've got to sit on your imagination. - Author: Sam Snead
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#15. You can't go into a shop and buy a good game of golf. - Author: Sam Snead
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#16. Never let up. The more you can win by, the more doubts you put in the other players' minds the next time out. - Author: Sam Snead
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#17. The only thing I fear on a golf course is lightning ... and Ben Hogan. - Author: Sam Snead
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#18. Just have a Coke or something and watch the boys go past. - Author: Sam Snead
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#19. To win,you must have both talent an desire- but desire first. - Author: Sam Snead
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#20. Practice puts brains in your muscles. - Author: Sam Snead
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#21. What did I want with prestige? The British Open paid the winner $600 in American money. A man would have to be two hundred years old at that rate to retire from golf. - Author: Sam Snead
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#22. When I swing at a golf ball right, my mind is blank and my body is loose as a goose. - Author: Sam Snead
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#23. 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. - Author: Sam Snead
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#24. Practice your swing until it becomes a habit of mind and muscle. - Author: Sam Snead
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#25. Until you play it, St. Andrews looks like the sort of real estate you couldn't give away. - Author: Sam Snead
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#26. A bad putter is like a bad apple in a barrel. First, it turns your chipping game sour. Then it begins to eat into your irons and finally it just cleans the head off your driver. - Author: Sam Snead
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#27. Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome. - Author: Sam Snead
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#28. Grip the club as if you were holding a baby bird. - Author: Sam Snead
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#29. Over the years I've studied the habits of golfers. I know what to look for. Watch their eyes. Fear shows up when there is an enlargement of the pupils. Big pupils lead to big scores. - Author: Sam Snead
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#30. I looked like a monkey trying to wrestle a football. - Author: Sam Snead
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#31. I'd say that golf is about 75% mental. If your state of mind gets out of kilter, you're worse off than a tomcat floating on a log. - Author: Sam Snead
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#32. I shot a wild elephant in Africa thirty yards from me, and it didn't hit the ground until it was right at my feet. I wasn't a bit scared. But a four foot putt scares me to death. - Author: Sam Snead
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#33. Make the basic shot-making decision early, clearly and firmly, and then ritualize all the necessary acts of preparation. - Author: Sam Snead
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#34. In golf, as in life, you get out of it what you put into it. - Author: Sam Snead
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#35. Golf course architects make me sick. They can't play themselves, so they rig the courses so nobody else can play either. - Author: Sam Snead
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#36. That little white ball is always staring back at you, daring you to make a mistake. - Author: Sam Snead
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#37. Those who go along get along. - Author: Sam Snead
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#38. The only place that's holier than St. Andrews is Westminster Abbey. - Author: Sam Snead
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#39. The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back. The great champions have all come back from defeat. - Author: Sam Snead
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#40. You've just one problem. You stand too close to the ball after you've hit it. - Author: Sam Snead
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#41. Of all the hazards, fear is the worst. - Author: Sam Snead
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#42. The fact that Slammin' Sammy couldn't win the Open made it all the more valuable for the players that did win. Gave it a special quality. I'd say a part of the sheen on that trophy comes from my sweat. - Author: Sam Snead
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#43. The fairways were so narrow you had to walk down them single file. - Author: Sam Snead
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#44. When I ask you what club to use, look the other way and don't answer. - Author: Sam Snead
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#45. What abandoned course is that? - Author: Sam Snead
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#46. Good golfing temperament falls between taking it with a grin or shrug and throwing a fit. - Author: Sam Snead
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#47. There is an old saying: if a man comes home with sand in his cuffs and cockleburs in his pants, don't ask him what he shot. - Author: Sam Snead
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#48. These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow. - Author: Sam Snead
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#49. Of the mental hazards, being scared is the worst. When you get scared, you get tense. - Author: Sam Snead
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#50. Don't just play your way around the course. Think your way around way around the course. - Author: Sam Snead
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#51. 'You know Bobby, when I was your age I'd drive the ball right over those trees at the corner.' Feeling challenged Mr. Cole hit a big driver right into those big trees. Snead then said 'Of course, when I was your age, those trees were only 10 feet high.' - Author: Sam Snead
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#52. Thinking instead of acting is the number one golf disease. - Author: Sam Snead
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#53. I was a better player at 50 than I was at 30. - Author: Sam Snead
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#54. If I could have shot 69 in the last round every time, I would have won nine U.S. Opens. Nine! - Author: Sam Snead
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#55. But you don't have to go up in the stands and play your foul balls. I do. - Author: Sam Snead
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#56. Playing golf is like eating. It's something which has to come naturally. - Author: Sam Snead
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#57. I've been on some fairways that are as good as the greens we putted on back then. We had crab grass. I remember one green where I putted through ants. - Author: Sam Snead
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#58. The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish. - Author: Sam Snead
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#59. Golf tip: Lay off for three weeks and then quit for good. - Author: Sam Snead
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#60. I hope I'll never get too old to want to take part in this event, and I don't think I will ever age that much. - Author: Sam Snead
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