Top Quotes From Ken Venturi!

Ken Venturi was a professional golfer and golf broadcaster from the United States. He won 14 PGA Tour events during a career cut short by injuries, including the 1964 U.S. Open. Venturi was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame shortly before his death in 2013. Here are some of his quotes:

“I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.”― Ken Venturi

“Victory is everything. You can spend the money but you can never spend the memories.”― Ken

“There are two great rules of life: never tell everything at once.”― Ken

“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

Ken Venturi Young
Source: Golf Channel

“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

“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

“I had a terrible stammering problem when I was young, and as a result I spent a lot of time alone.”― Ken

“The greatest gift in life is to be remembered.”― Ken

“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 couldn’t say my own name when I was 12.”― Ken Venturi

Ken Venturi PGA
Source: Daily Tribune

“My father was a man of few words.”― Ken

“I began seeing my wife, Kathleen, while I was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.”― Ken

“When my father spoke, it was to say something meaningful.”― Ken Venturi

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