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61 Best Tiger Woods Quotes About Life (GOLF)

Top 10 Most Famous Tiger Woods Quotes (BEST)

“People don’t understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.”

Tiger Woods
There's no sense in going to a tournament if you don't believe that you can win it. And that is the belief I have always had. And that is not going to change.
There’s no sense in going to a tournament if you don’t believe that you can win it. And that is the belief I have always had. And that is not going to change.
Golf is a great way for someone to learn discipline, responsibility and sportsmanship.
Golf is a great way for someone to learn discipline, responsibility and sportsmanship.
Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.
Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.
My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.
My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.

“If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.”

Tiger Woods
Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
I love to compete. That’s the essence of who I am.
I love to compete. That’s the essence of who I am.
Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.
Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.
I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love.

16 Inspirational Tiger Woods Quotes About Life

“One of the things that my parents have taught me is never listen to other people’s expectations. You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations, and those are the only things I really care about it.”

Tiger Woods
My main focus is on my game.
My main focus is on my game.
The amount of meetings I've been in - people would be shocked. But that's how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow.
The amount of meetings I’ve been in – people would be shocked. But that’s how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow.
I'm going to try to keep getting better.
I’m going to try to keep getting better.
It’s been a lot of fun to see some fruits of my hard labour.
It’s been a lot of fun to see some fruits of my hard labour.
The greatest thing about tomorrow is I will be better than I am today.
The greatest thing about tomorrow is I will be better than I am today.
I will be a better golfer, I will be a better person, I will be a better father, I will be a better husband, I will be a better friend. That's the beauty of tomorrow.
I will be a better golfer, I will be a better person, I will be a better father, I will be a better husband, I will be a better friend. That’s the beauty of tomorrow.

“I thoroughly enjoy getting away from the game and going out fishing because it’s so relaxing, so quiet and peaceful. I mean, there’s no noise other than nature – and it’s so different from what I do in a tournament situation that it just eases my mind.”

Tiger Woods
In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance.
In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance.
I will have to earn trust and respect from my kids.
I will have to earn trust and respect from my kids.
The thing you don't dream about as a kid is all the peripheral stuff that comes with success.
The thing you don’t dream about as a kid is all the peripheral stuff that comes with success.

“The only thing you can do is take a learning experience from it, positives and negatives, and apply them to the future. What did you do right, what did you do wrong, and I did a lot of things right this week.”

Tiger Woods
I stopped living according to my core values. I knew what I was doing was wrong but thought only about myself and thought I could get away with whatever I wanted to.
I stopped living according to my core values. I knew what I was doing was wrong but thought only about myself and thought I could get away with whatever I wanted to.
I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect.
I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect.
I don't believe that human beings can achieve ultimate enlightenment, because humans have flaws.
I don’t believe that human beings can achieve ultimate enlightenment, because humans have flaws.
Winning takes care of everything.
Winning takes care of everything.

13 Wise Tiger Woods Quotes to Live By (WISDOM)

“Don’t force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It’s the child’s desire to play that matters, not the parent’s desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.”

Tiger Woods
Every sport evolves. Every sport gets bigger and more athletic, and you have to keep up.
Every sport evolves. Every sport gets bigger and more athletic, and you have to keep up.
No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part.
No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part.
I had to take baby steps all year.
I had to take baby steps all year.
You’ve got to stay patient, stay in the moment, keep grinding… You never know what can happen. And it turned out well.
You’ve got to stay patient, stay in the moment, keep grinding… You never know what can happen. And it turned out well.
There’s always stuff to work on. You’re never there.
There’s always stuff to work on. You’re never there.

“Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and – which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.”

Tiger Woods
I’m trying as hard as I can, and sometimes things don’t go your way, and that’s the way things go.
I’m trying as hard as I can, and sometimes things don’t go your way, and that’s the way things go.
Sensationalism sells: Don't let the facts get in the way of a good story.
Sensationalism sells: Don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story.
My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That’s why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.
My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That’s why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.
I like to pick my causes and not be forced into doing something.
I like to pick my causes and not be forced into doing something.
You have to look at the past in order to learn from it and move on.
You have to look at the past in order to learn from it and move on.
If you can't laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at
If you can’t laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at?

6 Tiger Woods Quotes on Marriage and Family

“As a child, the family that I had and the love I had from my two parents allowed me to go ahead and be more aggressive, to search and to take risks knowing that, if I failed, I could always come home to a family of love and support.”

Tiger Woods
All I can say is that I'm getting married in the future. I've narrowed it down to that.
All I can say is that I’m getting married in the future. I’ve narrowed it down to that.
The virtue of privacy is one that must be protected in matters that are intimate and within one's own family.
The virtue of privacy is one that must be protected in matters that are intimate and within one’s own family.
I ran straight through the boundaries a married couple should live by.
I ran straight through the boundaries a married couple should live by.
Personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn't have to mean public confessions.
Personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn’t have to mean public confessions.
I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children.
I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children.

4 Tiger Woods Quotes on Money and Fame

“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
Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.
Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.
I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations around me. I felt I was entitled, and thanks to money and fame, I didn't have to go far to find them.
I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations around me. I felt I was entitled, and thanks to money and fame, I didn’t have to go far to find them.
My failures have made me look at myself in a way I've never wanted to before.
My failures have made me look at myself in a way I’ve never wanted to before.

12 Tiger Woods Quotes on Golf

“That’s why I’ve busted my butt on the range for hours on end and made changes to get to this point where I’m able to compete at the highest level in major championships. That’s where you want to be.”

Tiger Woods
There are still courses in the United States that I am not allowed to play because of the color of my skin.
There are still courses in the United States that I am not allowed to play because of the color of my skin.
I love to play golf, and that's my arena. And you can characterize it and describe it however you want, but I have a love and a passion for getting that ball in the hole and beating those guys.
I love to play golf, and that’s my arena. And you can characterize it and describe it however you want, but I have a love and a passion for getting that ball in the hole and beating those guys.
Golf is evolving, every day, every shot.
Golf is evolving, every day, every shot.
You know, all the nay-sayers said that I was doing the wrong things. They can understand why now I made those changes.
You know, all the nay-sayers said that I was doing the wrong things. They can understand why now I made those changes.
I remember there was a time when people were saying I could never win again.
I remember there was a time when people were saying I could never win again.
Other golfers may outplay me from time to time, but they’ll never outwork me.
Other golfers may outplay me from time to time, but they’ll never outwork me.
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.
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.
The joy I get from winning a major championship doesn't even compare to the feeling I get when a kid writes a letter saying 'Thank you so much. You have changed my life.'
The joy I get from winning a major championship doesn’t even compare to the feeling I get when a kid writes a letter saying: ‘Thank you so much. You have changed my life.’
To have the opportunity to complete the slam at the Open at St Andrews, the home of golf, is something I will never ever forget.
To have the opportunity to complete the slam at the Open at St Andrews, the home of golf, is something I will never ever forget.
You hit a bad shot, you have to get over it right there and then so you can get focused on the next one.
You hit a bad shot, you have to get over it right there and then so you can get focused on the next one.
I'd like to share my experiences and the lessons I've learned and hopefully create some amazing, fun courses.
I’d like to share my experiences and the lessons I’ve learned and hopefully create some amazing, fun courses.

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