Inspirational Harry Vardon Quotes For Success In Life

Henry William “Harry” Vardon was a professional golfer from the Bailiwick of Jersey. He was a member of the Great Triumvirate with John Henry Taylor and James Braid. Vardon won The Open Championship a record six times, and also won the 1900 U.S. Open. These Harry Vardon quotes will motivate you in life.

Best Harry Vardon Quotes

  1. “There are only two types of player-those who keep their nerves under control and win championships, and those who do not.” ~ Harry Vardon
  2. “Do not be tempted to invest in a sample of each golfing invention as soon as it makes its appearance. If you do, you will only complicate and spoil your game – and encumber your locker with useless rubbish.” ~ Harry Vardon
  3. “Even in our darkest hour we must remember; never despair.” ~ Harry Vardon
  4. “Never concede the putt that beats you.” ~ Harry Vardon
  5. “For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind.” ~ Harry Vardon
  6. “The most successful way to play golf is the easiest way.” ~ Harry Vardon

  7. “The advent of the rubber ball was instrumental in creating an entirely different method of striking the object. The solid ball required to be hit for carry, whereas it was quickly apparent that the Haskell lent itself to an enormous run. I hold the firm opinion that from this date the essential attitude towards accuracy was completely lost sight of. This was the start of the craze for length and still more length.” ~ Harry Vardon
  8. “No matter what happens, keep on hitting the ball.” ~ Harry Vardon
  9. “Don’t play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.” ~ Harry Vardon
  10. “To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace. I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.” ~ Harry Vardon
  11. “If your opponent is playing several shots in vain attempts to extricate himself from a bunker, do not stand near him and audibly count his strokes. It would be justifiable homicide if he wound up his pitiable exhibition by applying his niblick to your head.” ~ Harry Vardon
  12. “Moderation is essential in all things, madam, but never in my life have I failed to beat a teetotaller.” ~ Harry Vardon
  13. “Never saw one worth a damn.” ~ Harry Vardon

  14. “A great deal of unnecessarily bad golf is played in this world.” ~ Harry Vardon
  15. “Don’t praise your own good shots. Leave that function to your partner who, if a good sport, will not be slow in performing it.” ~ Harry Vardon
  16. “More matches are lost through carelessness at the beginning than any other cause.” ~ Harry Vardon
  17. “I’m the best and I’ll thank you to remember that.” ~ Harry Vardon
  18. “There are many ways of performing the operations successfully. I can claim, however, to be in a position to explain how not to putt. I think I know as well as anybody how not to do it.” ~ Harry Vardon
  19. “Golfers find it a very trying matter to turn at the waist, more particularly if they have a lot of waste to turn” ~ Harry Vardon

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