Ken Venturi Quotes

Who is Ken Venturi?

Kenneth Paul Venturi was an American professional golfer and golf broadcaster. Shortly before his death, Ken Venturi was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Born May 15, 1931
Died May 17, 2013

Best 12 Quotes by Ken Venturi

“After you have the basics down it's all mental.”

Ken Venturi

“I had a terrible stammering problem when I was young, and as a result I spent a lot of time alone.”

Ken Venturi

“My father always said excuses are the crutches for the untalented.”

Ken Venturi

“My father taught me that the easiest thing to do was to quit. He'd say, 'It doesn't take any talent to do that.'”

Ken Venturi

“People thought I was cocky because I didn't talk much. When I first turned pro, reporters asked me who was going to win. I'd say, 'I am' because it was easier than giving some long, drawn-out answer.”

Ken Venturi

“Retirement isn't so bad. Give me a tall drink, a plush sofa and a rerun of 'Matlock,' and you can have the rest. Matlock is my hero. He never loses.”

Ken Venturi

“Sometimes you try to make it happen instead of just letting it happen.”

Ken Venturi

“The greatest gift in life is to be remembered.”

Ken Venturi

“There are two great rules of life:
1) Never tell everything at once.”

Ken Venturi

“Victory is everything. You can spend the money but you can never spend the memories.”

Ken Venturi

“I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.”

Ken Venturi

"The Venturi System" Quotes

“All of us have an inner clock, a certain pace at which we function most comfortably and effectively.”

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The Venturi System