Ernie Els Quotes

Top 33 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ernie Els

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Ernie Els quotes: For the average player, most three-putts happen because of a poorly judged first putt from long range. For the average player, most three-putts happen because of a poorly judged first putt from long range.
Ernie Els quotes: It is just a crazy life as a sportsman. My daughter, Sam, wants to go into tennis, and I tell her, 'No, you don't want to go into professional sport.' It is just a crazy life as a sportsman. My daughter, Sam, wants to go into tennis, and I tell her, 'No, you don't want to go into professional sport.'
Ernie Els quotes: I think I would have taken a (expletive) load of Advil. I think I would have taken a (expletive) load of Advil.
Ernie Els quotes: There's so much more to life than golf. Family is always first. There's so much more to life than golf. Family is always first.
Ernie Els quotes: Unless it's a dead-straight short putt, you should focus on a spot somewhere along the line you want to roll the ball on. Unless it's a dead-straight short putt, you should focus on a spot somewhere along the line you want to roll the ball on.
Ernie Els quotes: During a tournament, I'm not thinking about mechanics at all. I'm in scoring mode. During a tournament, I'm not thinking about mechanics at all. I'm in scoring mode.
Ernie Els quotes: I never thought I'd be comfortable living outside South Africa, but we love London. Our two kids were born here. I never thought I'd be comfortable living outside South Africa, but we love London. Our two kids were born here.
Ernie Els quotes: The good kind of spin - backspin - comes from hitting the ball cleanly, then making a divot after impact. The good kind of spin - backspin - comes from hitting the ball cleanly, then making a divot after impact.
Ernie Els quotes: If you can hit your 3- and 5-woods with confidence from the fairway, par 5s become birdie opportunities, and 420-yard par 4s are a lot less scary. If you can hit your 3- and 5-woods with confidence from the fairway, par 5s become birdie opportunities, and 420-yard par 4s are a lot less scary.
Ernie Els quotes: For all the fun, don't forget: I always knew when to put my golf balls down and practice. For all the fun, don't forget: I always knew when to put my golf balls down and practice.
Ernie Els quotes: I have to believe that if I keep doing what I'm doing, the results will reflect that, and I'll give myself plenty more opportunities to win. I have to believe that if I keep doing what I'm doing, the results will reflect that, and I'll give myself plenty more opportunities to win.
Ernie Els quotes: You probably don't hit as many fairway-bunker shots as you do the greenside ones, and that unfamiliarity might make you a bit nervous. You probably don't hit as many fairway-bunker shots as you do the greenside ones, and that unfamiliarity might make you a bit nervous.
Ernie Els quotes: I've not given up hope the belly-putter will be banned. The R and A and the USGA are looking at it right now. I've not given up hope the belly-putter will be banned. The R and A and the USGA are looking at it right now.
Ernie Els quotes: I use a 1994 South African 5 rand coin to mark my ball. It reminds me of my '94 U.S. Open win at Oakmont. I use a 1994 South African 5 rand coin to mark my ball. It reminds me of my '94 U.S. Open win at Oakmont.
Ernie Els quotes: When I stay athletic with good posture and get the club away in a good position, I get through it better. When I stay athletic with good posture and get the club away in a good position, I get through it better.
Ernie Els quotes: Mondays are a good day to make statements, not Friday. Mondays are a good day to make statements, not Friday.
Ernie Els quotes: You have to know how to read your lie and take a calculated risk when you hit out of the rough. You have to know how to read your lie and take a calculated risk when you hit out of the rough.
Ernie Els quotes: There have been so many majors that got away, starting at Riviera in '95, taking a three-shot lead into the final round of the PGA and not winning. There have been so many majors that got away, starting at Riviera in '95, taking a three-shot lead into the final round of the PGA and not winning.