“The first step in building a solid, dependable attitude, is to be realistic not only about your inherent capabilities, but also how well you are playing to those capabilities on any given day.” Byron Nelson, pro golfer
BRIDGTON, Maine — The Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club will be presenting its 11th annual golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Bridgton Highlands Country Club.
LOVELL, Maine — The third annual golf tournament and silent auction to benefit the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library at Saturday, Sept. 19, at Lake Kezar Country Club at 578 Main St. in Lovell, Maine. The tournament has a shotgun start at 8 a.m. with a best ball scramble format.
“My golf swing is a bit like ironing a shirt. You get one side smoothed out, turn it over and there is a big wrinkle on the other side. Then you iron that one out, turn it over and there is another wrinkle.” Tom Watson, pro golfer, U.S. Open
“The rewards of golf, and of life too I expect, are worth very little if you don’t play the game by the etiquette as well as by the rules.” Bobby Jones, golfer
“It takes six years to make a golfer: three to learn the game, then another three to unlearn all you have learned in the first three years.” — Walter Hagen, pro golfer
“A bad putter is like a bad apple. First, it turns your chipping game sour. Then it begins to eat into your irons and finally, cleans the head off your driver.” Sam Snead, professional golfer
“Most people who play golf have one big problem, they think too much. To get any real mileage out of this game you’ve got to sit on your imagination.” Sam Snead, professional golfer
“Golf is the only sport I know where a player pays for every mistake. You can whiff a serve in tennis, miss a strike in baseball or throw an incomplete pass in football and a player still has a chance to square himself. In golf, every swing counts against you.” — Lloyd Mangrum, pro golfer
“When you lip out several putts in a row, you should never think that means you're putting well. When you're putting well, the only question is what part of the hole it's going to fall in, not if it's going in.” — PGA Pro Jack Nicklaus