Ken Venturi was a well-known American professional golfer and golf broadcaster who passed away. On May 15, 1931, he was born, and on May 17, 2013, he died. During his PGA Tour career, he won 14 events, including a major, the US Open in 1964. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame shortly before his death.
Venturi was born in San Francisco, California, and has been involved in the golf world since he was a child. Following that, he joined Harding Park Golf Course and established himself as a professional golfer and one of the best in the world. His admission to Lincoln High School makes him the 1948 and 1949 San Francisco high school golf champions.
Now, let’s get to his top 13 quotes that will help you every day.
“I don’t believe you have to outperform everyone else. I believe you must be better than you ever imagined you could be.” Ken Venturi’s
“Retirement isn’t so bad. Give me a tall drink, a plush sofa and a rerun of ‘Matlock,’ and you can have the rest. Matlock is my hero. He never loses.”― Ken Venturi
“Victory is everything. You can spend the money but you can never spend the memories.”― Ken Venturi
“There are two great rules of life: never tell everything at once.”― Ken Venturi
“My father taught me that the easiest thing to do was to quit. He’d say, ‘It doesn’t take any talent to do that.’”― Ken Venturi
“The greatest gift in life is to be remembered.”― Ken Venturi
“People thought I was cocky because I didn’t talk much. When I first turned pro, reporters asked me who was going to win. I’d say, ‘I am’ because it was the easier than giving some long, drawn-out answer.”― Ken Venturi
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“I had a terrible stammering problem when I was young, and as a result I spent a lot of time alone.”― Ken Venturi
“The hardest thing in golf is trying to two-putt when you have to, because your brain isn’t wired that way. You’re accustomed to trying to make putts, and when you change that mind-set, your brain short-circuits, especially under pressure.”― Ken Venturi
“I began seeing my wife, Kathleen, while I was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.”― Ken Venturi
“I couldn’t say my own name when I was 12.”― Ken Venturi
“My father was a man of few words.”― Ken Venturi
“When my father spoke, it was to say something meaningful.”― Ken Venturi