Words matter. These are the best Lee Trevino Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That’s what happens when you haven’t been home in eighteen years.
His nerve, his memory, and I can’t remember the third thing.
My point is, there’s no sense trying to squeeze something out of your swing if you can let your clubs do the shotmaking for you.
You can’t teach passion. You can teach everything else.
I still sweat. My guts are still grinding out there. Sometimes I have enough cotton in my mouth to knit a sweater.
I stay away from the telephone if at all possible.
The older I get the better I used to be!
Seve Ballesteros was the best trouble-shot player who ever lived. It didn’t matter how far in the woods you put that guy, he’d find a way to get out. But Seve inadvertently put a lot of big numbers on the scorecards of average players, because he inspired them to take dumb chances.
I’m not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.
Jack Nicklaus liked to curve the ball by opening or closing the clubface at address. I never felt I was good enough to do it his way. I didn’t like changing my swing path, either, which some guys do.
You can talk to a fade but a hook won’t listen.
I think a lot of Jim Thorpe, the Olympian, and his accomplishments.
I’m not scared of very much. I’ve been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years.
There are two things that won’t last long in this world, and that’s dogs chasing cars and pros putting for pars.
Chi Chi Rodriguez had as good a pair of hands as anybody I ever saw, and more shots than you can imagine. But Chi Chi had a habit of turning simple shots into difficult ones.
I use an Arnold Palmer putter that was probably built back in 1954.
Living in Dallas, I root for the Mavericks and the Stars and the Cowboys, but I’ve always pulled for the Chicago Cubs. I enjoy watching them play.
I keep lot of my opinions to myself.
I believe in reincarnation. In my last life I was a peasant. Next time around, I’d like to be an eagle. Who hasn’t dreamed they could fly? They’re a protected species, too.
Nobody but you and your caddie care what you do out there, and if your caddie is betting against you, he doesn’t care, either.
A hungry dog hunts best.
I love watching Anthony Kim play, but I’m not a fan of the way he grips down a good two inches on his full-swing shots. Choking down lightens the club’s swingweight and effectively makes the shaft stiffer.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
I’m going to win so much money this year, my caddie will make the top twenty money winner’s list.
Every shot feels like the first shot of the day. If I’m on the range hitting shot after shot, I can hit them just as good as I did when I was 30. But out on the course, your body changes between shots. You get out of the cart, and you’ve got this 170-yard 5-iron over a bunker, and it goes about 138.
When you really deep down look at it, we go to bed every night, get up every morning, stay here for 70 or 80 years, and then we die.
There is no such thing as natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls.
I’m actually a very quiet person off the golf course. I talk 150 miles per hour when I’m at the course, but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth.
The most interesting guy I’ve ever played with was King Hassan of Morocco. I went over there on a trip in the early 1970s, and the King and I played five holes. I’ve never been that nervous in my life.
I never played much golf as a kid. I caddied quite a bit but never got serious into golf until about age 15.
My wife doesn’t care what I do when I’m away, as long as I don’t have a good time.
In case of a thunderstorm, stand in the middle of the fairway and hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.
I never think of yesterday. Can’t do anything about it. I’m a positive guy. When you really deep down look at it, we go to bed every night, get up every morning, stay here for 70 or 80 years, and then we die.
Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don’t have a dime in your pocket.
If your concentration is getting bad, take up bass fishing. It will really improve your ability to focus. If you aren’t ready when that fish hits, you can’t set the hook.
I adore the game of golf. I won’t ever retire.
I met Jesse Owens once. He was a remarkable individual, and I have tremendous respect for what he did in the Olympics under the circumstances.
Pressure is when you play for five dollars a hole with only two in your pocket.
I will fall in love with any golf course that you have to drive the ball straight. You understand what I’m saying? That’s my advantage. My advantage wasn’t putting. In fact, I wasn’t even a great putter or a good putter.
How can they beat me? I’ve been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
All my life I had a rapport with black caddies.
I’ve traveled the world and been about everywhere you can imagine. There’s not anything I’m scared of except my wife.
When you’re poor, you know nothing about the future, you know nothing about the world, nothing that goes on outside 300 yards around you.
Golf isn’t just my business, it’s my hobby.
Yes, I think I have the best swing on the Tour. Why have scores comedown in the last ten years? Partly because they are imitating me.