It is not a dreamlike state, but the somehow insulated state, that a great musician achieves in a great performance. He’s aware of where he is and what he’s doing, but his mind is on the playing of his instrument with an internal sense of rightness — it is not merely mechanical, it is not only spiritual; it is something of both, on a different plane and a more remote one.
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What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.
I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s golf game. It’s called an eraser.
The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge.
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done
What do I mean by concentration? I mean focusing totally on the business at hand and commanding your body to do exactly what you want it to do.
You must play boldly to win.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
On the Old Course at St. Andrews: This is the origin of the game, golf in its purest form, and it’s still played that way on a course seemingly untouched by time. Every time I play here, it reminds me that this is still a game
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind
Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening – and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented
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