Bobby Jones was an amateur golfer from the United States who was born on March 17, 1902. Regrettably, he passed away on December 18, 1971. He passed away after having been one of the most influential figures in the sport’s history.
In addition, Bobby Jones co-founded the Master’s Tournament and founded and designed Augusta National Golf Club. He was the most successful and well-known amateur golfer in history, having competed on a national and international level.
Here are some of his inspiring quotes.
“If ever I needed an eight-foot putt, and everything I owned depended on it, I would want Arnold Palmer to putt for me.”― Bobby
“You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank.”― Bobby
“THE SECRET OF GOLF IS TO TURN THREE SHOTS INTO TWO.”― BOBBY
Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course… the space between your ears.”― Bobby
“Some people think they are concentrating when they’re merely worrying.”― Bobby
“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.”― Bobby