142+ Best Tiger Woods Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods is an American professional golfer. Profoundly inspirational Tiger Woods quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Tiger Woods Quotes

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. – Tiger Woods

My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend. – Tiger Woods

No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that’s the exciting part. – Tiger Woods

The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today. – Tiger Woods

Everyone knows what the Masters is, even if you’re a non-golfer. People know what Wimbledon is. They know what the Super Bowl is. There are certain events that people just know about. – Tiger Woods

I don’t believe that human beings can achieve ultimate enlightenment, because humans have flaws. – Tiger Woods

I did envisage being this successful as a player, but not all the hysteria around it off the golf course. – Tiger Woods

I’m going to try to keep getting better. – Tiger Woods

Winning takes care of everything. – Tiger Woods

I do plan to return to golf one day. I just don’t know when that day will be. – Tiger Woods

At the end of every tournament, to review every stroke and every hole, seeing what I can learn from the experience. – Tiger Woods

Golf is a very serious part of my life, but when you stop having fun at it, that’s when it’s time to hang it up. – Tiger Woods

My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. – Tiger Woods

Seve was one of the most talented and exciting golfers to ever play the game. His creativity and inventiveness on the golf course may never be surpassed. His death came much too soon. – Tiger Woods

Sensationalism sells: Don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story. – Tiger Woods

A lot of times I blend in a little bit easier because I’m not like a basketball player who’s going to stand out because of his height. – Tiger Woods

I’ve had moments where I didn’t hit the ball very good coming in, and you’ve got to turn it around. That’s the whole idea of practicing and really working on being focused on what I’m doing and being committed to what I’m doing. I know what the fix is and I’ve proven it to myself, and it’s just a matter of going out there and executing it consistently over 72 holes. – Tiger Woods

If you have wind it becomes more difficult than you think. – Tiger Woods

Your private life, exposed, has a lingering effect on your mind and your game. – Tiger Woods

I love to play golf, and that’s my arena. And you can characterize it and describe it however you want, but I have a love and a passion for getting that ball in the hole and beating those guys. – Tiger Woods

Look, there are no shortcuts in golf, and there are no shortcuts in life. You have to work for it. Dream big and keep your dreams for yourself. Because the dreams that you have are those things that separate you from others. If you give up your dream, you give up hope. And without hope, you are nothing. – Tiger Woods

St. Andrews by far is my favorite golf course in the world. It’s where the game all started, it’s why we have 18 holes instead of 22 and I think the history behind St. Andrews is amazing. There is no other golf course in the world that can say that every great player who has ever played the game has played that golf course. – Tiger Woods

My dad was a big believer of having a golf club that fit me. Always have a golf club that fits you, so you don’t have to make any swing compensations for that particular golf club. – Tiger Woods

I’ve been in some seriously bad places playing golf and it’s just part of the game. You’re going to hit bad shots, you’re going to be in bad spots, and each course, when you learn it, you learn where not to go. – Tiger Woods

If you’re a baseball player and you’re on the mound, you don’t ever want to look up in the stands if somebody is yelling at you, because they know they’ve got you. You just keep your head down, keep moving along. Of course it annoys you, but you don’t ever show that it annoys you. Just go ahead, move on, and keep on playing. – Tiger Woods

It provides a different type of element and mental strain athletes love. That’s what makes the game of golf so special. – Tiger Woods

Did you guys take enough freakin’ pictures already? – Tiger Woods

Education is a priority over any sport because without a mind you can’t contribute to society. – Tiger Woods

I stopped living according to my core values. I knew what I was doing was wrong but thought only about myself and thought I could get away with whatever I wanted to. – Tiger Woods

I don’t get to live by different rules. The same boundaries that apply to everyone apply to me. – Tiger Woods

I just try to be the best I can be and hope that is the best ever. – Tiger Woods

In order to hit a good golf shot at that moment in time when you’re standing over the ball, you must believe that golf shot is the most important things in your life. – Tiger Woods

Golf is evolving, every day, every shot. – Tiger Woods

And I don’t cook, either. Not as long as they still deliver pizza. – Tiger Woods

The virtue of privacy is one that must be protected in matters that are intimate and within one’s own family. – Tiger Woods

I believe that my creative mind is my greatest weapon. – Tiger Woods

I have a big-picture outlook, I am willing to fall, and I understand it’s ok to fall, but I am going to get back up, I may take a step back, but in the end, I am going to take a giant leap forward. – Tiger Woods

Never beat yourself up, because there are plenty of people that will do it for you. – Tiger Woods

Golf has made me and shaped me into the person I am here today. – Tiger Woods

America’s a melting pot, all races, cultures, religious choices. – Tiger Woods

Every sport evolves. Every sport gets bigger and more athletic, and you have to keep up. – Tiger Woods

My dad used to say, ‘Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn’t influence your intelligence.’ – Tiger Woods

Personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn’t have to mean public confessions. – Tiger Woods

There are a lot of great players from Europe who have never played Augusta, but all the guys in America have all played St. Andrews. They’ve gone over and made a trip to play St. Andrews. – Tiger Woods

No matter who you are, the game is fluid. The game is always evolving, so you always have to keep working on it. There are plenty of hours in the day to get that done. – Tiger Woods

Green and black go well together, dont they? – Tiger Woods

You can always become better. – Tiger Woods

I do not look back at what might have been. If I did that, playing golf would drive me crazy. – Tiger Woods

Golf is something I do selfishly for myself. – Tiger Woods

The biggest thing is to have a mind-set and a belief you can win every tournament going in. – Tiger Woods

It’s ok to fail. Failing does not shape your personality; it’s how you react upon your failure. Do you dust yourself off and mope or do you dust yourself off and come back stronger the next time? Eventually you will win. It may not happen the next time, it may take a little time but you will win in the end. – Tiger Woods

Talent is something you are born with, and a skill is something you develop. 99% of what you need to succeed in golf are skills – Tiger Woods

I think that in itself, if you’re a true golfer, you’ll see specific things you need to work on. Much cheaper than private lessons. – Tiger Woods

I think the hardest part about Golf is being committed to your wife – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

We all make decisions. But in the end, our decisions make us. – Tiger Woods

It’s something you have to find from within. You have to keep pushing yourself from within. It’s not about what other people think and what other people say. It’s about what you want to accomplish and do you want to go out there and be prepared to beat everyone you play or face. – Tiger Woods

Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and – which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement. – Tiger Woods

If you’re not nervous, it means you don’t care. – Tiger Woods

It was a mixed bag pretty much all week. A lot of really, really good stuff out there, some mediocre and some bad. – Tiger Woods

Under pressure, you can win with your mind. – Tiger Woods

I want to be what I’ve always wanted to be: dominant. – Tiger Woods

There’s nothing wrong with having your goals really high and trying to achieve them. That’s the fun part. You may come up short. I’ve come up short on a lot on my goals, but it’s always fun to try and achieve them. – Tiger Woods

When you look at all of the great players who ever played the game, they all had that other gear that they could go to, and it makes a world of difference. – Tiger Woods

I always feel pressure. If you don’t feel nervous, that means you don’t care about how you play. I care about how I perform. I’ve always said the day I’m not nervous playing is the day I quit. – Tiger Woods

I think the guys who are really controlling their emotions … are going to win. – Tiger Woods

Winning is not always the barometer of getting better. – Tiger Woods

You hit a bad shot, you have to get over it right there and then so you can get focused on the next one. – Tiger Woods

One of the things that my parents have taught me is never listen to other people’s expectations. You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations, and those are the only things I really care about it. – Tiger Woods

Golf is fluid. It’s always changing. It’s always evolving. First of all, you never master it. – Tiger Woods

I’ve had the luxury of playing golf around the world, and I’ve spent a lot of time evaluating how to play all kinds of courses. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

I mean, as an athlete, as a competitor, you have to have that belief in yourself. – Tiger Woods

Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter. – Tiger Woods

I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children. – Tiger Woods

In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

I thoroughly enjoy getting away from the game and going out fishing because it’s so relaxing, so quiet and peaceful. I mean, there’s no noise other than nature – and it’s so different from what I do in a tournament situation that it just eases my mind. – Tiger Woods

My father had always called me Sam since the day I was born. He rarely ever called me Tiger. I would ask him, ‘Why don’t you ever call me Tiger?’ He says, ‘Well, you look more like a Sam. – Tiger Woods

The joy I get from winning a major championship doesn’t even compare to the feeling I get when a kid writes a letter saying: ‘Thank you so much. You have changed my life.’ – Tiger Woods

I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect. – Tiger Woods

I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish. – Tiger Woods

The thing you don’t dream about as a kid is all the peripheral stuff that comes with success. – Tiger Woods

You can win all the tournaments you want, but the majors are what you’re remembered for. It’s how you’re measured as a champion in our sport. The majors are where it’s at. – Tiger Woods

Michael left because of the Bulls’ management, not because he’d lost his love of playing the game. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

People don’t really bother me as much as you might think. – Tiger Woods

I’ve exceeded a few of my goals, but I’m behind on a couple of others. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

All I can say is that I’m getting married in the future. I’ve narrowed it down to that. – Tiger Woods

My failures have made me look at myself in a way I’ve never wanted to before. – Tiger Woods

I believe in Buddhism. Not every aspect, but most of it. So I take bits and pieces. – Tiger Woods

If you’re lucky to have three close people in your life, you’re blessed. – Tiger Woods

As you all know, I’m kind of a perfectionist. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

I lost my ability to will things to happen. – Tiger Woods

I love to compete. That’s the essence of who I am. – Tiger Woods

I’ve always known where I wanted to go in life. – Tiger Woods

I wake up every day and I can’t wait to go to work, and that’s a gift. Not too many people have the opportunity to feel that way. – Tiger Woods

It will always be the ball and me. – Tiger Woods

I’d like to share my experiences and the lessons I’ve learned and hopefully create some amazing, fun courses. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

There are golfers everywhere who may never get a chance to play a links course in Scotland, a tree-lined course in America or the sand belts of Australia. Hopefully I can bring some of those elements into their backyards. – Tiger Woods

I have not been true to my values and the behavior my family deserves. – Tiger Woods

I’m aware if I’m playing at my best I’m tough to beat. And I enjoy that, – Tiger Woods

I’d gotten away from my Buddhism. And I quit meditating. – Tiger Woods

I’ll tell you what, I’ve been in some seriously bad places playing golf and it’s just part of the game. – Tiger Woods

As a kid when I was growing up, as any kid, you think you know every thing and I was no different to that. – Tiger Woods

Everyone wants to get a piece of me. – Tiger Woods

I know that balance that I need to have in my life. – Tiger Woods

I don’t think golf has ever been any pressure as far as having to succeed. – Tiger Woods

I have been fortunate to have my game peak at the right times. – Tiger Woods

I like to pick my causes and not be forced into doing something. – Tiger Woods

I miss hanging out with my friends, getting in a little trouble. I have to be so guarded now. – Tiger Woods

I ran straight through the boundaries a married couple should live by. – Tiger Woods

I saw a person that I never thought I would ever become. – Tiger Woods

I was living a life of a lie, I really was. – Tiger Woods

I will have to earn trust and respect from my kids. – Tiger Woods

I’m not as far along as Jack Nicklaus was at this age, but I’m trying. – Tiger Woods

I’ve done some pretty bad things in my life. – Tiger Woods

Most players I play with, I don’t look at their swing when they’re over the ball or anything like that. – Tiger Woods

There are still courses in the United States that I am not allowed to play because of the color of my skin. – Tiger Woods

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. – Tiger Woods

I probably will have to become more political down the road when my playing days are done, because I’m going to have to have the support of others to grow my foundation. – Tiger Woods

I’ve always had that knack for staying pretty even keel and the more the situation gets tense the more I see things clearly and I think that’s just a knack that I’ve always had. – Tiger Woods

I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart. – Tiger Woods

I look at a streak as I don’t lose – literally. – Tiger Woods

The major championships have always been a special focus in my career, and as a professional, I think Augusta is where I need to be. – Tiger Woods

Hopefully I’ll continue to have the success I’ve had. – Tiger Woods

I feel like my life is pretty special. – Tiger Woods

I really miss a lot of my friends out there. – Tiger Woods

I remember there was a time when people were saying I could never win again. – Tiger Woods

I started changing my swing in late 1999. – Tiger Woods

I’m committed to try to make the product the best I possibly can. – Tiger Woods

I’m lucky to have been able to represent different companies over my career. – Tiger Woods

My mother was right when she said that turning pro would take away my youth. – Tiger Woods

Younger guys now are all working out, and you find that if everyone’s doing it and you’re not doing it, you’re going to be left behind. – Tiger Woods

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