"TELL me and I'll forget
SHOW me and I'l remember
INVOLVE me and I'll understand"
"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery"
"They say golf is like life, but don't believe them. Golf is more complicated than that."
"Those who dare to teach must never cease to learn."
John Cotton Dana
"Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated...it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect it is at the same time rewarding and maddening-and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented."
"The player who expects a lesson to 'take' without subsequent practice just isn't being honest with
himself or fair to his professional."
"Golf tips are like aspirin. One may do you good, but if you swallow the whole bottle, you will be lucky
"I think it's real important to take a student on the golf course—see how they think, see what their
course management is, see how their swing reacts on the golf course."
"Earlier in my career there was no one in the gym. There was just me...Now there are trainers that travel
along with the Tour, trainers that travel with certain guys on the Tour. The guys have gotten bigger,
stronger, more fit."
"The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball: The answer is in the dirt!"
"Practice puts brains in your muscles."
"They don't care how much you know until they they know how much you care."
"Any fool can make something complex, it takes a genius to make it simple."
"People without a sense of humor have no sense of proportion and therefore should not be in charge of
The Archbishop of Canterbury
"Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Winning is a habit. Watch your thoughts, they become your beliefs. Watch your beliefs, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character."
"If you want to be happy for an hour, eat a steak. If you want to be happy for a day, play golf. If you want to be happy for a year, win the lottery. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, help other people be successful."
"Everybody needs four things in life; otherwise there is a void. They need something to do, something to love, something to hope for, and something to believe in. Golf can cover all those bases."