There are thousands of books you can buy detailing tips on how to improve your game of golf, but here are ten quotes from some great golf players and coaches.


  1. The most important shot in golf is the next one – Ben Hogan
  2. Many shots are spoiled at the last instant by efforts to add a few more yards – Bobby Jones
  3. Hit the shot you know you can hit, not the one you think you should – Bob Rotella
  4. Keeping the head still is golf’s one universal, unarguable fundamental – Jack Nicklaus
  5. Every golfer scores better when he learns his capabilities – Tommy Armour
  6. When it’s breezy, hit it easy – Davis Love, Jr
  7. Be decisive. A wrong decision is generally less disastrous than indecision – Bernhard Langer
  8. Never try a shot you haven’t practised – Harvey Penick
  9. Golf is 20 percent talent and 80 percent management – Ben Hogan
  10. Nobody ever swung a club too slowly  Bobby Jones

We thought we’d add more tip, and as it’s from one of the best golfers ever he can tell you himself. 

Seve Ballesteros 1957 – 2011