Retief Goosen - Quotes

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Golf is flexibility, and I notice more guys injured. You can overdo this conditioning. ---->>>

I played a lot of other sports at school and just one day the golf bug bit me and I started playing serious golf from when I was ten years old. ---->>>

I've always been kind of a shy guy. Not very outgoing. I might not start a conversation, but if somebody else does, I'll chat away. ---->>>

There are a number of golfers who are playing great golf in their 40s. ---->>>

I hang around under the radar. Nobody is bothering me for interviews. ---->>>

Just about every player on tour has a bad back. It's just one of those games that does mess you up a little bit. You've got to keep looking after it. ---->>>

Pretty much whoever wins the tournament at the end of the week is the guy that putted probably the best. ---->>>

Golf is growing, and there are more good young players, but you don't see them going abroad. It's so expensive to travel. ---->>>

I do like match play. I like trying to match an opponent shot for shot. It's a challenge. And it's something different. ---->>>

I mean, to win a major, you've got to be a good player and you've got to get your breaks, as well, to win. ---->>>

I remember winning the first time, you know, suddenly everybody expects, well, okay, now he should win every time he tees it up, win six tournaments. ---->>>

I'm a good listener. ---->>>

I'm not that clued up on the American sports yet, really. ---->>>

I've got an L3 bulging disk and degenerating disk. It's bulging in two places. Yeah, it's not good. ---->>>

Majors are important but so is every other tournament I play. ---->>>

Traveling around, it's difficult to follow much TV. Mainly I'm somebody who watches sports. ---->>>

You can't really measure your game. You can shoot seven under and lose and you can shoot even and win. ---->>>

You could play well and still lose. ---->>>

You know, one day you make putts and the next day you don't. ---->>>

I turned pro and won Rookie of the Year on the South African Tour and then it took me two tries at the qualifying school on the European Tour and to get my card and the rest is history. ---->>>

Well my dad was a pretty good player at one stage and my two older brothers played golf as well. So there were always golf clubs flying around the house. ---->>>


Nationality: South Afric
Born: 02-03, 1969
Occupation: Athlete

Retief Goosen (born 3 February 1969) is a South African professional golfer who was in the top ten in the Official World Golf Ranking for over 250 weeks between 2001 and 2007. His main achievements have been two U.S. Open wins (in 2001 and 2004) and heading the European Tour Order of Merit (money list) in 2001 and 2002 (wikipedia)