Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Amy Alcott

Golf isn't just about hitting a lot of drivers. I grew up playing on my front lawn, chipping and putting into soup cans, out of the ivy and over rose bushes and hedges - the little Alcott Golf and Country Club. I just loved having a wedge in my hands.
Amy Alcott
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Don't give advice unless you're asked.
Amy Alcott
You could argue that if the average golfer plays a golf course with 430-yard par 4s and they always miss the green, that's good practice. It's definitely great practice to play a course that's too long for you.
Amy Alcott
My parents didn't play golf.
Amy Alcott
I don't think the philosophy really changes between men and women. I think golf courses need to become more distance-friendly overall. I think golf courses almost need to develop a more generic set of tees instead of calling them black, blue, red or whatever.
Amy Alcott
The pressure of getting an order right is greater than sinking a putt.
Amy Alcott
Concentrate, play your game, and don't be afraid to win.
Amy Alcott
What makes a great golf course is continuity and variety: right-to-left holes, left-to-right holes.
Amy Alcott
Golf is a spiritual game. It's like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
Amy Alcott