Grantland Rice
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"Henry Grantland Rice" was an early 20th-century United States/American sportswriting/sportswriter known for his elegant prose. His writing was published in newspapers around the country and broadcast on the radio.

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You are meant to play the ball as it lies, a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

The Detroit Tigers Reader.

Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend.

For when the One Great Scorer comes To write against your name, He marks-not that you won or lost- But how you played the game.

Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.

Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.

All wars are planned by old men In council rooms apart.

Few learn golf in a lifetime.