61 Total Quotes

South African Athlete Quotes

You drive for show but putt for dough.
Bobby Locke
#South African Athlete

The real success in golf lies in turning three shots into two.
Bobby Locke
#South African Athlete

Second guesses in putting are fatal.
Bobby Locke
#South African Athlete

When you get up there in years, the fairways get longer and the holes get smaller.
Bobby Locke
#South African Athlete

You can tell a good putt by the noise it makes.
Bobby Locke
#South African Athlete

Among golfers the putter is usually known as the payoff club and how right that is! Putting is in fact a game in itself.
Bobby Locke
#South African Athlete

The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Gary Player
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
I always played to win.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Cricket the world over, I don't think, will ever know how different things would be without Kerry Packer.
Tony Greig
#South African Athlete

If there's a golf course in heaven, I hope it's like Augusta National. I just don't want an early tee time.
Gary Player
#South African Athlete

Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't the slightest idea how to play.
Gary Player
#South African Athlete

We create success or failure on the course primarily by our thoughts.
Gary Player
#South African Athlete

You must work very hard to become a natural golfer.
Gary Player
#South African Athlete

I've traveled more than any human being who's ever lived.
Gary Player
#South African Athlete

Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

I can drink tea until the cows come home and I love the atmosphere in tea-shops.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

I found them uncomfortable and after that I decided to continue running barefoot because I found it more comfortable. I felt more in touch with what was happening - I could actually feel the track.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

I no longer run barefoot.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

I will never regret not denouncing apartheid.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

Looking back... it's hard to understand what all the fuss was about as things changed in just a few years. When you look at all the things that have happened in the world, it seems very small.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

The exceptions were when I went to school, or church or on special occasions, and it was natural when I started running that I should do it barefoot.
Zola Budd
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
I love surfing more than cricket, more interesting and you meet great people.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
I realized I made a big mistake and if I could have it over again, I would do it so much differently.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
I think the toughest part for me was when Herschelle said that he obviously looked up to his Captain, and he felt if his Captain could do it, then so could he, and that to me was when it really struck home.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
I've hurt a lot of people during this time and it was my mistake I mean I don't want to blame anyone else at the end of the day it was my mistake.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
If the coach is good, I don't think a psychologist is needed.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
It's good fun, yes, but when we play, we take it seriously and want to do well.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete

Hansie Cronje
The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again.
Hansie Cronje
#South African Athlete