Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zahariaswas an American athlete who achieved a great deal of success in golf, basketball and track and field...
It's not just enough to swing at the ball. You've got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it.
I couldn't hit an elephant's ass with a bull fiddle.
A couple of hours of practice is worth ten sloppy rounds.
I can beat any two players in this tournament by myself. If I need any help, I'll let you know.
The biggest weakness with my game is that I have fun with the galleries. I just love a gallery.
Don't worry. Just leave everything in the hands of God.
You know when there's a star, like in show business, the star has her name in lights on the marquee! Right? And the star gets themoney because the people come to see the star, right? Well, I'm the star, and all of you are in the chorus.
There are times when a golfer is tempted to throw her clubs away and forget the whole 'humblin' business.' At other times, she wouldn't trade places with a queen-that's when the shots are long and true, and putts are dropping.
It's even harder to stay at the top in sports than it is to get there.
Some of us are fortunate enough to play championship golf, but this isn't essential in the enjoyment of the game.
As your golf improves, your concentration will improve with it.
There are no shortcuts to good golf. The better players realize this.
Good golf is easier to play-and far more pleasant-than bad golf.
The mediocre golfer generally is one who is too lazy to play better.
I came out to beat everybody in sight, and that's just what I'm going to do.
My philosophy? Practice, practice, practice and win.
Before I was ever in my teens, I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. My goal was to be the greatest athlete that ever lived.
I don't see any point in playing the game if you don't win, do you?
Golf is a game of coordination, rhythm, and grace; women have these to a high degree.
I don't seem able to do my best unless I'm behind or in trouble.
Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised.
I played many sports, but when that golf bug hit me, it was permanent.
Study the rules so that you won't beat yourself by not knowing something.
The Babe is here. Who's coming in second?
That little white ball won't move until you hit it, and there's nothing you can do after it has gone.
The more you practice, the better. But in any case, practice more than you play.
They say golf came easy to me because I was a good athlete, but there's not any girl on the LPGA Tour who worked near as hard as I did in golf. It's the toughest game I ever tackled.
I just hitch up my girdle and let 'er fly.
I expect to play golf until I am 90-even longer if anybody figures out a way to swing a club from a rocking chair.
If you win through bad sportsmanship that's no real victory.
All of my life I have always had the urge to do things better than anybody else.
Winning has always meant much to me, but winning friends has meant the most.
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration then more practice and more concentration.
You can't win them all but you can try.