I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. First I see the ball where I want it to finish, nice and white and sitting up high on the bright green grass. Then the scene quickly changes, and I see the ball going there: its path, trajectory, and shape, even its behavior on landing. Then there is a sort of fade-out, and the next scene shows me making the kind of swing that will turn the previous images into reality.
We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men married them and acquired this knowledge from their animal wives. Today the priests say we lie, but we know better.
Each shot is important.
Setting goals for your game is an art. The trick is in setting them at the right level neither too low nor too high.
But a new day has also come in the lives of other people because something bad has happened, because we've lost lives, because there's a scar on our world now.
The theory community, myself included - became rather troubled about the particle.
I play [golf] with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
The word is control. That's my ultimate -- to have control.
Because people sometimes miss it, and sometimes they don't have it, they want it. And when they have it, they don't want it.
Never let up. The more you can win by, the more doubts you put in the other players' minds the next time out.
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.
Step by step. I can't think of any other way of accomplishing anything.
It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time. But it took me many years to realize it.