Jack Nicklaus 82 Motivating Quotes Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Jack Nicklaus, sometimes known as “The Golden Bear,” is a well-known American retired professional golfer. He is also regarded as one of the all-time great golfers. He has won a total of 172 professional tournaments in his career.

Similarly, he set a record by winning 18 major championships, three more than Tiger Woods. He has high expectations and is constantly focused on big tournaments such as the Master’s Tournament, the Open Championship, the US Open, and the PGA Championship.

He had also played selectively based on his preferences and interests. His calm demeanor constantly inspires and draws the majority of his admirers to golf. Here are some Jack Nicklaus Quotes that may motivate you as well.

  1. “You have to trust your kids. They have to experience life, and you just hope you’ve provided them a foundation for what’s right and what isn’t.”― Jack Nicklaus
  2. “Whether it’s a pool or Ping Pong, I can’t stand to have my kids beat me. Especially Ping Pong! And when they beat me, they just needle the devil out of me. That’s fine. I’d rather have that than let them win a shallow victory.”― Jack Nicklaus
  3. “I had polio when I was 13. I started feeling stiff, my joints ached, and over a two-week period I lost my coordination and 20 pounds.”― Jack Nicklaus
  4. “A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.”― Jack Nicklaus
  5. “RESOLVE NEVER TO QUIT, NEVER TO GIVE UP, NO MATTER WHAT THE SITUATION.”― JACK NICKLAUS
  6. “Why are we building golf courses? Because we enjoy being outside, bringing man and nature together.”― Jack Nicklaus
  7. “A big part of managing a golf course is managing your swing on the course. A lot of guys can go out and hit a golf ball, but they have no idea how to manage what they do with the ball. I’ve won as many golf tournaments hitting the ball badly as I have hit the ball well.”― Jack Nicklaus
  8. “The biggest rival I had in my career was me. I couldn’t control Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Tom Watson, or Lee Trevino. The only person I could control was me.”― Jack Nicklaus
  9. “CONCENTRATION IS A FINE ANTIDOTE TO ANXIETY.”― JACK NICKLAUS
  10. “Golf is a game of respect and sportsmanship; we have to respect its traditions and its rules.”― Jack Nicklaus
  11. “How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.”― Jack Nicklaus
  12. “Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head. You’ve got to believe you can play a shot instead of wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.”― Jack Nicklaus
  13. “PUBLIC APPEARANCES ARE A HEADACHE. I HOLD MINE DOWN TO A MINIMUM.”― JACK NICKLAUS
  14. “The game is meant to be fun.”― Jack Nicklaus
  15. “Focus on remedies, not faults.”― Jack Nicklaus
  16. “I couldn’t control Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Tom Watson, or Lee Trevino. The only person I could control was me. The only person I could prepare for events was me. And if I didn’t play well, I didn’t play well, and I wasn’t going to compete.”― Jack Nicklaus
  17. “I learned early in my career, where you get so wrapped up and so excited, that all of a sudden you don’t think. So I worked very hard to keep myself suppressed. And that’s one of the reasons I wasn’t gregarious with the gallery.”― Jack Nicklaus
  18. “I’M A FIRM BELIEVER IN THE THEORY THAT PEOPLE ONLY DO THEIR BEST AT THINGS THEY TRULY ENJOY. IT IS DIFFICULT TO EXCEL AT SOMETHING YOU DON’T ENJOY.”― JACK NICKLAUS
  19. “My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal has been my greatest asset.”― Jack Nicklaus
  20. “If I have a weakness, it’s probably ice cream. That’s where I get lax, sloppy. I’ll sneak into the refrigerator at night and take two or three bites, and put it back. Butter pecan. Only two or three bites, but it shows.”― Jack Nicklaus
  21. “I don’t believe in luck. Not in golf, anyway. There are good bounces and bad bounces, sure, but the ball is round, and so is the hole. If you find yourself in a position where you hope for luck to pull you through, you’re in serious trouble.”― Jack Nicklaus
  22. “I like to catch fish and release them. I probably haven’t killed a fish that I’ve caught in sport fishing for 20 years. No reason to kill it. You know, just take it and release it.”― Jack Nicklaus
  23. “The best way to cope with trouble is to stay out of it as much as possible.”― Jack Nicklaus
  24. “All I ever wanted to do was play competitive golf against the best players in the world.”― Jack Nicklaus
  25. “It’s hard not to play golf that’s up to Jack Nicklaus standards when you are Jack Nicklaus.”― Jack Nicklaus