Gary Mccord Quotes

Gary Dennis McCord (born May 23, 1948) is an American professional golfer, commentator, author, and actor.

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Gary Mccord


If you are going to make a change, don't go halfway. Make it with conviction and stick with your new idea. Ignore the scoffers. Remember, it is a law of nature that if something is different you're going to be taunted, jeered, and told the world is flat. Let the doubters fall off the edge.

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My interest in magic was kindled by Steve Martin, the comedian I'd gone to high school with.

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I'm nearsighted in my right eye, have glaucoma in my left, and the nerves in my hands are on Medicare. Basically, I'm on the wrong end of a short sale.

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I've forgotten more about bad putting than all the lousy putters in the firmament combined. My mind has been twisted into an incurable, disturbing venue of bad speed and inadequate line. I just want to go out and not feel like I'm putting a Rubik's Cube with a flimsy piece of rope.

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Golfers don't scream. Golfers just adjust the pleats in their pants and go from there. That's about as antagonistic as we get.

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The first time I played a PGA Tour event at Tucson was 1975. I came off the course on Sunday feeling very good about myself. I'd finished at even par, and I knew I could play even better if I worked at it.

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Many years ago, in the throes of my struggles on the PGA Tour, I had difficulty even getting into pro-ams. I needed money, so I put together a 45-minute magic show I'd perform at corporate events surrounding the tournament.

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I don't putt face-on exclusively, but in the back on my mind I'm haunted by the notion that I'm sure it's the best way to putt.

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In Valdosta, Ga., during a mini-tour event, a player named James Black bet me $20 he could put five golf balls in his mouth and then close his mouth all the way. I tried it but could get only two in there.

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They don't cut the greens here at Augusta. they use bikini wax.

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He's got an overall flair for the game. It looks to me like he really loves what he does and he can't wait to get up in the morning, go hit some balls and go play.

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He hits the ball a long way and he knows how to win.

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“He's got an overall flair for the game. It looks to me like he really loves what he does and he can't wait to get up in the morning, go hit some balls and go play.”

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“I wanted to be an announcer that spoke to the everyman. I did not want to be a golfer who held his abilities above the audience. I wanted to talk to them, not down to them. There are 30 million golfers out there and they all suck. So I'm just going to tell them how bad I am and how good these guys are and have fun with it.”

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“He hits the ball a long way and he knows how to win.”

Gary Mccord