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Helpful words for those playing the British Open

Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course - the distance between your ears.
-Bobby Jones

The golf swing is like a suitcase into which we are trying to pack one too many things.
-John Updike

Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.
-A.A. Milne

Through years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.
-Jack Nicklaus, on why he tees his ball high.

Golf is not a game, it's bondage. It was obviously devised by a man torn with guilt, eager to atone for his sins.
-Jim Murray

The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
-P.G. Wodehouse

[Golf] is like chasing a quinine pill around a cow pasture.
-Winston Churchill

More quotes here. British Open reports here.

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