Being Scared Is The Worst Mental Hazard - Sam Snead Quotes


Posted by Dexter Francois | Posted in , , , , | Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2010

~The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back. The great champions have all come back from defeat~ Sam Snead

~Never let up. The more you can win by, the more doubts you put in the other players' minds the next time out~ Sam Snead

~Thinking instead of acting is the number-one golf disease~ Sam Snead

~If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death~ Sam Snead

~Of the mental hazards, being scared is the worst. When you get scared, you get tense~ Sam Snead

~To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference it's detachment~ Sam Snead

~Practice puts brains in your muscles~ Sam Snead

~Make the basic shot-making decision early, clearly and firmly, and then ritualize all the necessary acts of preparation~ Sam Snead

There is an old saying: If a man comes home with sand in his cuffs and cockle burs in his pants, don't ask him what he shot~ Sam Snead

~Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome~ Sam Snead

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