Students can experience higher levels of learning in golf through study of these selected quotations from great minds that often parallel a particular philosophy in the game of golf. If read with golf in mind, this list of selected quotations can inspire thinking true golf. The game of golf is often compared to life and if this true, quotations from great minds will hold true to golf.
To quote Frank 'Sandy Tatum, Jr' former USGA President, "When you reflect on the combinations of characteristics that golf demands of those who would presume to play it, it is not surprising that golf has never had a truly great player that was not of extraordinary character."
The art of learning in the game of golf resides in the student's abilities to learn through their reflection of each mental and physical experience in performance. Studying the thoughts and reflections of great minds often leads to a higher order of thinking in self study and learning. When you find the relevance to golf in these selected quotations, it will help you to achieve greater learning and performance in your game of golf. This selection of quotations will change monthly.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.Ralph Waldo Emerson
The game of golf is surrounded by more misstatements and misconceptions than any other form of human curiosity.Alex Morrison
Any number of players have devoted enough thought, time, and practice to become reasonably good, if they had only started out with an accurate conception of what to do.Bobby Jones
Golfers are capable of building a correct powerful, repeatable swing, if they go about it intelligently.Ben Hogan
The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do.Thomas Edison
Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitudes and measurements. It invites the attention of perfectionists.Heywood Hale Brown
The description of the experience and the experience are not the same.Eben Dennis
If you wish to hide your character, do not play golf.Percy Boomer