Jack Nicklaus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old jack nicklaus quotes, jack nicklaus sayings, and jack nicklaus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there's always a new place, always a new horizon.     

Jack Nicklaus

Golf is not, and never has been, a fair game.     

Jack Nicklaus

The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.     

Jack Nicklaus

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.     

Jack Nicklaus

Focus on remedies, not faults.     

Jack Nicklaus

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your talent, there is only one way to obtain it-work.     

Jack Nicklaus

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation.     

Jack Nicklaus

It's a great sense of accomplishment when you can take something and really think it's really tough, and then all of a sudden you conquer it. That makes you feel pretty good.     

Jack Nicklaus

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.     

Jack Nicklaus

A perfectly straight shot with a big club is a fluke.     

Jack Nicklaus

Golf is game of respect and sportsmanship; we have to respect its traditions and its rules.     

Jack Nicklaus

A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.     

Jack Nicklaus

Complacency is a continuous struggle that we all have to fight.     

Jack Nicklaus

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation.     

Jack Nicklaus

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.     

Jack Nicklaus

Focus on remedies, not faults.     

Jack Nicklaus

Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.     

Jack Nicklaus

The worse you're performing, the more you must work mentally and emotionally. The greatest and toughest art in golf is playing badly well. All the true greats have been masters at it.     

Jack Nicklaus

Did you know there's probably more golf played in Iceland than most places in the world? They play 24 hours a day in the summertime and the northern part is warmer than the southern part.     

Jack Nicklaus

People don’t want to go to the dump and have a picnic, they want to go out to a beautiful place and enjoy their day. And so I think our job is to try to take the environment, take what the good Lord has given us, and expand upon it or enhance it, without destroying it.     

Jack Nicklaus

The successful people seem to have blinders on. Everything is straight ahead. They go forward and know exactly what they're going to do once they've made up their mind to do it, and by God they don't look sideways.     

Jack Nicklaus

Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation     

Jack Nicklaus