Walter Charles Hagen is the full name of one of the American professional golfer born on December 21, 1892, but died on October 6, 1969. He was a significant figure in golf in the first half of the 20th century. And he is considered one of the finest golfers ever.
Moreover, he won the US Open two times and became the first native-born American to win the British Open in 1922. At the same time, he won the Claret Jug thrice. The PGA Championship was also obtained by Walter Hagen, which was a record-tying five times. Similarly, he won the Western Open five times and won 45 PGA altogether throughout his career. He has been a six-time Ryder Cup caption too. And after his prime, The Masters Tournament and the newest major was established in 1934.
Below, you can see the top 8 quotes by Walter Hagen to help you succeed everywhere.
“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”― Walter Hagen
“It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.”― Walter Hagen
“I never wanted to be a millionaire. I just wanted to live like one.”― Walter Hagen
“There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect.”― Walter Hagen
5th of 8 Walter Hagen Quotes
“It pleased the public to think I lived the easy, carefree life – the playboy of golf.”― Walter Hagen
“No one remembers who came in second.”― Walter Hagen
“Make the hard ones look easy and the easy ones look hard.”― Walter Hagen
“My dear, did you ever stop to think what a wonderful bunker you would make?”― Walter Hagen