9 inspirational Jack Nicklaus quotes every golfer must read


1. Believe in yourself

“Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head. You’ve got to believe you can play a shot instead of wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.”

2. Never, ever give up

“Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.”

3. Always think of the positives

“Focus on remedies not faults.”

4. Life lessons are learned playing golf

“A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.”

5. It’s all about trust

“You have to trust your kids. They have to experience life, and you just hope you’ve provided them a foundation for what’s right and what isn’t”

6. Be true to yourself

“Pursue what you love, what you are passionate about. Don’t let somebody else dictate your life’s path”

7. Do something you enjoy

“I’m a firm believer in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy.It is difficult to excel at something you don’t enjoy.”

8. Managing yourself is just as important as managing the course

“Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the games’s two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself”

9. Hard work important than Talent

“Talent isn’t important as the work and dedication necessary to become competent”