Famous Quotes By Tiger Woods


  1. All I can say is that I'm getting married in the future. I've narrowed it down to that.
  2. All that really matters is I have two beautiful kids, and I'm trying to be the best dad I can possibly be, and that's the most important thing of all.
  3. As a child, the family that I had and the love I had from my two parents allowed me to go ahead and be more aggressive, to search and to take risks knowing that, if I failed, I could always come home to a family of love and support.
  4. Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.
  5. For many my behavior has been a major disappointment, my behavior has caused considerable worry to my business partners, and everyone involved in my business, but most importantly to the young people we influence, I apologize.
  6. Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
  7. Hopefully I'll continue to have the success I've had.
  8. I always come from truth.
  9. I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations around me. I felt I was entitled, and thanks to money and fame, I didn't have to go far to find them.
  10. I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
  11. I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart.
  12. I have not been true to my values and the behavior my family deserves.
  13. I hurt my wife, my kids, my mother, my wife's family, my friends, my foundation and kids all around the world who admired me.
  14. I will have to earn trust and respect from my kids.
  15. I'd like to share my experiences and the lessons I've learned and hopefully create some amazing, fun courses.
  16. If money titles meant anything, I'd play more tournaments. The only thing that means a lot to me is winning. If I have more wins than anybody else and win more majors than anybody else in the same year, then it's been a good year.
  17. If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.
  18. I'm aware if I'm playing at my best I'm tough to beat. And I enjoy that.
  19. I'm not as far along as Jack Nicklaus was at this age, but I'm trying.
  20. It's cool now to play golf.
  21. Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.
  22. My dad used to say, 'Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn't influence your intelligence.'
  23. My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.
  24. My mom was tough.
  25. People don't understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that's been what has gotten me this far.
  26. Personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn't have to mean public confessions.
  27. The amount of meetings I've been in - people would be shocked. But that's how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow.
  28. The Masters is where I won my first major, and I view this tournament with great respect. After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta.
  29. The thing you don't dream about as a kid is all the peripheral stuff that comes with success.
  30. The virtue of privacy is one that must be protected in matters that are intimate and within one's own family.
  31. There's no sense in going to a tournament if you don't believe that you can win it. And that is the belief I have always had. And that is not going to change.
  32. To have the opportunity to complete the slam at the Open at St Andrews, the home of golf, is something I will never ever forget.

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