“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.
“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
“In tossing your cards after a bad beginning you also undermine your whole game, because to quit between the tee and green is more habit-forming than drinking a highball before breakfast.” — Pro golfer Sam Snead
“When you're on a golf course, a couple of things are very interesting. No matter who you're playing with, people want each other to do well.” — Condoleeza Rice, former Secretary of State and avid golfer
“Play the ball as it lies,play the course as you find it,and if you cannot do either, do what is fair. But to do what is fair, you need to know the Rules of Golf." — The R&A and the USGA
“People think if they play better, they will enjoy the game more. In reality, if they enjoy it more, they will play better.” — Joe Parent, mental game coach