74,931. Gary Player was a golfer like no other: Consumed by self-belief he blazed a trail as golf went global. Sporting Greats – Gary Player
74,932. A consistent Major winner in a career spanning more than fifty years. ibid.
74,933. At just twenty-three Player had won Golf’s older Major. ibid.
74,934. Player became the first man to win the championship [British Open] in three separate decades. ibid.
74,935. He captured a trio of Masters titles as well. ibid.
74,936. I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. Gerald R Ford
74,937. No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind. Tom Watson
74,939. Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it’s open to anybody who owns hideous clothing. (Golf & Clothes) Dave Barry
74,940. The uglier a man’s legs are, the better he plays golf – it’s almost a law. (Golf & Legs) H G Wells
74,941. The infallible test ... The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well. P G Wodehouse
74,943. ‘After all, golf is only a game,’ said Millicent. Women say these things without thinking. It does not mean that there is a kink in their character. They simply don’t realise what they are saying. (Golf & Game) P G Wodehouse, Order by Golf 1922
74,942. I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles. Gilbert K Chesterton
74,944. Golf is assuredly a mystifying game. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. But such is certainly not the case. Bobby Jones
77,304. The golf links lie so near the mill
That almost every day
The laboring children can look out
And see the men at play. (Injustice & Golf) Sarah Norcliff Cleghorn, Through the Needle’s Eye 1916
79,221. Income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf. (Lies & Tax & Golf) Will Rogers, The Illiterate Digest 1924
86,682. Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache ... unless you play golf. (Retirement & Golf) Gene Perret
89,656. Aberdeenshire: Phase one of the Trump golf resort opens: ‘This has surpassed expectations.’ (Golf & Trump) Dark Side of the Greens ***** BBC 2015, Colin Montgomery at ribbon-cutting ceremony [see also Anthony Baxter's You've Been Trumped], director Anthony Baxter
89,671. ‘You look at what we’ve lost here – the protected site of special scientific interest ...’ (Golf & Trump) ibid. David Milne, resident
89,672. Dubrovnik: The volunteers engage a lawyer to fight to decision. ibid.
89,673. Mojave Desert Nevada: Lake Las Vegas Golf Resort: Two golf courses at Lake Las Vegas have now closed down. ibid.
89,674. Greg Norman was hired by billionaire Aaron Frenkel. In 2007 Frenkel was appointed Croatia’s Honorary Consul to Jerusalem by President Stipe Mesic. ibid.
89,675. Dubrovnik: Croatia’s association of 9,000 architects vehemently oppose the golf project. ibid.
89,676. ‘Rich people who can afford to play golf guaranteed money; all classy like Paris Hilton sisters – they come.’ ibid. resident
89,677. Aberdeenshire: Forbes’ water supply cut off: Trump v Forbes. (Golf & Trump) ibid.
89,678. All over the world golf resorts are being built on the planet’s most fragile ecosystems. ibid.
89,679. The water needed to irrigate golf courses is enough to meet the needs of 80% of the world's population. (Golf & Water) ibid.
89,680. Donald Trump promised 6,000 jobs for Scotland and a $1.5 billion investment. Fewer than 200 jobs were created. (Golf & Trump) ibid.
89,681. After visiting Ireland, Donald Trump announced he was cancelling his 2nd golf course at the Menie Estate. (Golf & Trump) ibid.
89,682. In Dubai, the Tiger Woods Golf Course has been mothballed and reclaimed by the desert. However, Woods is now designing the new Trump Dubai Golf Club. In Dubrovnik, UNESCO has demanded that no construction begin on the golf course until it investigates the impact on the World Heritage Site. ibid.
104,844. 2010: Donald Trump has arrived in Scotland to talk about his plans for what he claims to be the world’s greatest golf course. (Trump & Golf) You’ve Been Trumped, 2011, news
104,845. Michael Forbes is of the course the farmer who refuses to sell to Trump. (Trump & Golf) ibid.
104,846. He [Michael Forbes] lives like a pig. (Trump & Golf) ibid. Trump
104,847. The Scottish government have called in the controversial planning application taking it out of Aberdeenshire’s hands. (Trump & Golf) ibid. news
104,848. We can see the social and economic benefits. (Trump & Golf) ibid. Alex Salmond
104,849. The whole package is wrong. (Trump & Golf) ibid. RSPB bloke
104,850. We’ve had tremendous support from the environmental groups. (Trump & Golf) ibid. Trump
104,851. They’re building a road on top of my spring. (Trump & Golf) ibid. Michael Forbes
104,852. This policeman attacking you trying to pull the camera off you. (Trump & Golf) ibid. resident lady
104,853. I looked out and saw the diggers working away. (Trump & Golf) ibid. Michael Forbes
104,854. This is unprecedented. (Trump & Golf) ibid. legal land rights expert
104,855. American tycoon Donald Trump has just in to Aberdeen ahead of receiving an honorary degree from the city’s Robert Gordon University. (Trump & Golf) ibid. news
104,860. Two months after the March of Menie, Donald Trump told an Aberdeen newspaper he would not seek compulsory purchase orders to remove residents from their homes. Mr Trump then announced he was considering standing as a presidential candidate in the United States. (Trump & Golf) ibid.
125,324. How long do you suppose this will haunt you? (Lose & Golf) Losers s1e8: The 72nd Hole, journalist to Jean van de Velde
125,325. He became the champion we had been waiting for. (Lose & Golf) ibid. French golfing dude
125,326. He’s got a three shot lead [British Open] with one hole to go. (Loser & Golf) ibid. contemporary
125,327. The very picture of sporting disaster. (Lose & Golf) ibid.
126,991. Maybe we’ll invite Jacob and Randy along and have a foursome. (Gangstas: Canada & Nova Scotia & Trailers & Mockumentaries & Golf) Trailer Park Boys s11e7: I Look Like a Fucking Dick! Mr Lahey to Ricky