Top 95 Majors Quotes

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How can I intimidate Tiger Woods? I mean, the guy's got

How can I intimidate Tiger Woods? I mean, the guy’s got 75 or whatever PGA Tour wins, 14 majors. He’s been the biggest thing ever in our sport. How could some little 23-year-old from Northern Ireland with a few wins come up and intimidate him.
Rory McIlroy
I want to win a major, and hopefully I can win the four majors in one year.
Guan Tianlang
Why did they do it? Beats the hell out of me. I was just a scared kid from Kentucky, and these guys had been up in the majors for a while. I guess it was because I was just such a helluva nice kid – if you’ll accept that.
Pee Wee Reese
If money titles meant anything, I’d play more tournaments. The only thing that means a lot to me is winning. If I have more wins than anybody else and win more majors than anybody else in the same year, then it’s been a good year.
Tiger Woods
The majors are going to be circled in, just like everyone else, but I’ve got to focus on every single week.
Collin Morikawa
When Ozzie Virgil became the first Dominican player in the majors, his nationality was barely noticed. What the press and fans talked about was his skin color. He was the first black player on the Detroit Tigers, and a great deal of attention was paid to him as someone who crossed the color line.
Mark Kurlansky
We can argue about major championships and whether Tiger will ever surpass Jack’s 18 majors, but what can’t be argued is this: Tiger Woods is the most dominant, most skilled player we’ve ever seen.
Arnold Palmer
There isn’t a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he’s such a great kid.
Jack Nicklaus
The majors, they have to control the distribution, the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases, even the venues. And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors.
Roy Ayers
There’s no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives.
David Brin
I had a liberal arts education at Amherst College where I had two majors, mathematics and philosophy.
Stephen Cole Kleene
Race to Dubai winner, playing in Ryder Cups, winning majors – these are all great parts of a career you want to have.
Tommy Fleetwood
I wanted to be the Six Million Dollar Man as a child. I learned how to raise each eyebrow independently, just like Lee Majors.
Jason Winston George
Majors are important but so is every other tournament I play.
Retief Goosen
Willie Wells, Ray Dandridge, Leon Day, Buck Leonard, Quincy Troupe, Satchel Paige – earlier than when he was called up – Oscar Charleston and Josh Gibson. You see what kind of talent we had, and guys in the majors knew it too.
Monte Irvin
Majors are important but so is every other tournament I play.
Retief Goosen
I wasn’t ready for the majors when I joined the Pirates in 1955. I was too young and didn’t know my way around.
Roberto Clemente
You count a man’s U.S. Amateur titles after he starts winning professional majors. That’s something any intelligent golf writer with a sense of history is supposed to know.
Dan Jenkins
For some reason, I can really tune in in the majors, and I have no idea why. They really get my attention.
Brooks Koepka
Roland Garros is the only one of the four majors that is 15 days, and that is too long.
John McEnroe
I think when you get to majors, there are definitely certain names and certain people that you’ve got to beat, and most of the time certain names and people pop up on the leaderboard. But that’s the game, and that’s what we’re here for.
Tommy Fleetwood
There are plenty of guys who played great golf, had great careers and only won a few majors.
Johnny Miller
I was an undergrad math major and a grad student in computer science. I’m hugely introverted, not atypical of math majors.
Judith Faulkner
You count a man’s U.S. Amateur titles after he starts winning professional majors. That’s something any intelligent golf writer with a sense of history is supposed to know.
Dan Jenkins
Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think I’m being too greedy.
Inbee Park
Playing in Japan suits me the best, but what I need is in the Majors. I felt that in order to do my job, I needed to change my job location.
Yu Darvish
I wasn’t ready for the majors when I joined the Pirates in 1955. I was too young and didn’t know my way around.
Roberto Clemente
When I got to Cal, they tried to put me in safe classes, things I could succeed at. I went to Cal for an education. That’s definitely problematic. You see athletes taking majors that don’t add up to anything.
Jaylen Brown
I’m liberal, but I watch the three majors. Obviously I watch MSNBC, also CNN and Fox, which is what I would call ridiculously to the right.
Jerry Springer
To be able to hold all four majors – the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA – all concurrently I think is the Grand Slam. But a lot of people have a different opinions on that. People think you have to win it in the same calendar year.
Tiger Woods
The majors, they have to control the distribution, the record outlets, the radio and, in some cases, even the venues. And downloading and pirating have also put pressure on the majors.
Roy Ayers
I've started to show the consistency in majors I had in

I’ve started to show the consistency in majors I had in regular tournaments back in 1998-2000 when I was contending nearly every week.
Lee Westwood
Robinson was important to all blacks. To make it into the majors and to take all the name calling, he had to be something special. He had to take all this for years, not just for Jackie Robinson, but for the nation.
Willie Mays
I would not have an event before the majors. I would build them up. It very rarely happens that a player plays the week before, wins the event, and then goes on to win the slam.
John McEnroe
You know, majors are tricky. There’s a lot of pressure, and there’s a heavy load on individuals.
Xander Schauffele
You still just got to play your game. No matter where you’re at, you’ve got to play your game, especially in majors. When you try to push and try to make things happen, that’s when you can make some big numbers at the majors.
Dustin Johnson
I’m 37, I’m pretty fit and feel I have another eight years left – which means there’s 32 Majors still to go at.
Lee Westwood
It’s why Nick Price was my favourite golfer growing up. He managed to win majors, get to world No1 but did so with a nice-guy image. He showed that the two are not mutually exclusive.
Justin Rose
Just because I keep getting close and don’t win these Majors, I must not panic.
Lee Westwood
Some people thought I’d be on the PGA Tour, that I’d win tournaments, play in majors, contend in majors, win majors. I thought they were crazy.
Zach Johnson
Now I’m giving up a little in the week-to-week tournaments but reaping the benefits in the majors.
Lee Westwood
I am happy to join Selina Majors in providing women with a fully comprehensive training program designed specifically for them. I was trained by men, and while that worked for me, I know a more supportive community for women wanting to join our profession will increase the participation.
Tessa Blanchard
I noticed the drama majors on campus when I was at Notre Dame. They just seemed to be freer spirits than the rest of us. There was joy in their work; they were the only ones studying something whose work made them happy. I envied that.
Catherine Hicks
There are plenty of guys who played great golf, had great careers and only won a few majors.
Johnny Miller
We had staffed up to do ‘Doom 4’ internally in parallel with ‘Rage’. We also had our mobile and ‘Quake Live’ departments. We were taking a lot of steps to kind of provide a little bit more scope and protection for ourselves. And we certainly were listening to offers from all the majors about acquisition.
John Carmack
The U.S. won the majors 29-11 in the 1980s. That’s when Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus were carrying the ball, and when Seve Ballesteros was becoming a Brit in the minds of English and Scottish journalists.
Dan Jenkins
I wanna have more majors than Jack Nicklaus.
John Daly
I need to play well in the majors; that’s been my key. That’s been something that I’ve created a pattern in the majors, and I just need to keep improving.
Brooks Koepka
You know, I was once named Minor League Player of the Year… unfortunately, I had been in the majors for two years at the time.
Bob Uecker
These are pinnacles of our sport: majors. It’s where you want to play your best. There is something special about them. Two-week-long event, best-of-five.
Juan Martin del Potro
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don’t just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries.
Leonard Maltin
I went to the University of Maryland for a year and was considering maybe, you know, being a medical doctor but decided my other interest was maybe flying airplanes in the Navy and just kind of changed my mind and changed schools and changed majors and decided to focus a hundred percent on that.
Scott Kelly
‘The Book of Love’ is the kind of James L. Brooks mainstream movie that the majors are ignoring.
Dean Devlin
The U.S. won the majors 29-11 in the 1980s. That’s when Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus were carrying the ball, and when Seve Ballesteros was becoming a Brit in the minds of English and Scottish journalists.
Dan Jenkins
I was an undergrad math major and a grad student in computer science. I’m hugely introverted, not atypical of math majors.
Judith Faulkner
While I continue to work towards another opportunity with the Majors, I’m excited to grow my partnership with SeventySix Capital.
Ryan Howard
You still just got to play your game. No matter where you’re at, you’ve got to play your game, especially in majors. When you try to push and try to make things happen, that’s when you can make some big numbers at the majors.
Dustin Johnson
Because of my New Line upbringing, half my heart goes to scrappy independents, and half goes to mainstream, down-the-middle pop culture events. And even with those, to try to keep something fresh and original with them and try to do things that the majors miss.
Michael De Luca
I just want to play well, be a good world champion and reach some TV major finals, pick up some trophies, but just be a good world champion and hopefully pick up some more majors.
Gerwyn Price
Artists don’t always know. Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at the majors that the promotional people picked I didn’t think it would be a hit. I was wrong every time!
Roy Ayers
The hard part is majors are exhausting on their own. They’re a long week. So the hard part is your energy levels.
Tommy Fleetwood
Liberals have invented whole college majors – psychology, sociology and women’s studies – to prove that nothing is anybody’s fault.
P. J. O’Rourke
'The Book of Love' is the kind of James L. Brooks mains

‘The Book of Love’ is the kind of James L. Brooks mainstream movie that the majors are ignoring.
Dean Devlin
Because of my New Line upbringing, half my heart goes to scrappy independents, and half goes to mainstream, down-the-middle pop culture events. And even with those, to try to keep something fresh and original with them and try to do things that the majors miss.
Michael De Luca
Your first hit in the majors – that’s tops. It means you’re on your way. When you get the first hit, then you can get the rest.
Rod Carew
Every time I’m practicing, playing or prepping, Majors are always going to be the ones everybody wants to win. But putting the urgency or too much pressure on yourself is not going to do any favors.
Tommy Fleetwood
No disrespect to any other competition, but what drives me now is majors, Ryder Cups, the Olympics.
Justin Rose
These are pinnacles of our sport: majors. It’s where you want to play your best. There is something special about them. Two-week-long event, best-of-five.
Juan Martin del Potro
If money titles meant anything, I’d play more tournaments. The only thing that means a lot to me is winning. If I have more wins than anybody else and win more majors than anybody else in the same year, then it’s been a good year.
Tiger Woods
There isn’t a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he’s such a great kid.
Jack Nicklaus
The majors and big events eventually bring the best players to the top so if I play well or not I always find playing the big events very motivating because it shows you where the game is at.
Tommy Fleetwood
Your first hit in the majors – that’s tops. It means you’re on your way. When you get the first hit, then you can get the rest.
Rod Carew
I tell students that I believe STEM majors have the most exciting opportunities than any other majors in college.
Emily Calandrelli
All four majors are definitely a priority.
Karrie Webb
Playing in Japan suits me the best, but what I need is in the Majors. I felt that in order to do my job, I needed to change my job location.
Yu Darvish
We can argue about major championships and whether Tiger will ever surpass Jack’s 18 majors, but what can’t be argued is this: Tiger Woods is the most dominant, most skilled player we’ve ever seen.
Arnold Palmer
When I was working on the unauthorized biography ‘Stan Musial: An American Life,’ which came out in 2011, old opponents recalled how Musial knew their names after they had been in the majors only a few days.
George Vecsey
You can be a guy who won 18 majors, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be a great Ryder Cupper. That’s the rarest golf there is.
Johnny Miller
When I was a senior in college, I attended an inspiring conference at West Point called the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs, which paired political science majors with cadets in the hopes of building future civilian-military relationships.
Adam Lashinsky
I think there’s no reason the Davis Cup couldn’t be as powerful and popular and profitable as any of the four majors are today, given some changes.
Jim Courier
I’m liberal, but I watch the three majors. Obviously I watch MSNBC, also CNN and Fox, which is what I would call ridiculously to the right.
Jerry Springer
English majors understand human nature better than economists do.
Jane Smiley
I’ve started to show the consistency in majors I had in regular tournaments back in 1998-2000 when I was contending nearly every week.
Lee Westwood
There have been so many majors that got away, starting at Riviera in ’95, taking a three-shot lead into the final round of the PGA and not winning.
Ernie Els
I think I was programmed to do good things when I came into the majors. I knew how to play.
Willie Mays
I think the top players play better in majors.
Justin Rose
I want to get to world No. 1. I want to win multiple majors. Plus, I hate losing – like, I really hate losing.
Xander Schauffele
Now I’m giving up a little in the week-to-week tournaments but reaping the benefits in the majors.
Lee Westwood
I always dreamed about winning majors, plural.
Justin Rose
I was fortunate in that I attended university in Canada in the early 1970s when you could take a true liberal arts degree with no programmes, majors or minors.
O. R. Melling
I would not have an event before the majors. I would build them up. It very rarely happens that a player plays the week before, wins the event, and then goes on to win the slam.
John McEnroe
You can win all the tournaments you want, but the majors are what you’re remembered for. It’s how you’re measured as a champion in our sport. The majors are where it’s at.
Tiger Woods
Believe it or not, lots of people change their majors and abandon their dreams just to avoid a couple of math classes in college.
Danica McKellar
Young pitchers don't throw enough in the minor leagues,

Young pitchers don’t throw enough in the minor leagues, and when they get to the majors, they don’t have the stamina; their arms haven’t been built up.
Bruce Sutter
Your first responsibility is to the organization, to teach and prepare players to get to the big leagues and have them ready when they get there, but everyone in the minors wants to be in the majors.
Ryne Sandberg