Monday, May 09, 2011

Tiger Woods Quotes

Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.

And I don't cook, either. Not as long as they still deliver pizza.

As a kid, I might have been psycho, I guess, but I used to throw golf balls in the trees and try and somehow make par from them. I thought that was fun.

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.

For many my behavior has been a major disappointment, my behavior has caused considerable worry to my business partners, and everyone involved in my business, but most importantly to the young people we influence, I apologize.

Green and black go well together, don't they?

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 did envisage being this successful as a player, but not all the hysteria around it off the golf course.

I do plan to return to golf one day, I just don't know when that day will be.

I don't get to live by different rules. The same boundaries that apply to everyone apply to me.

I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.

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 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 want to be what I've always wanted to be: dominant.

I'm addicted. I'm addicted to golf.

I'm aware if I'm playing at my best I'm tough to beat. And I enjoy that.

I'm not as far along as Jack Nicklaus was at this age, but I'm trying.

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.

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.

1 comment:

Tony Oliver said...

Have you heard Bill Burrs sketch on Tiger woods?