Golf and Romance: A Love Story in Quotes

golf-loveWe’re known for two things above all others at Lake Wissota: beautiful greens and beautiful weddings.

Golf and marriage are two of the finest things in life, but they don’t always go together—just ask any of our visiting grooms who’ve tried to fit in a few holes before exchanging their vows.

On the other hand, the two have a lot in common. Just for fun, we’ve put together a tale of lifelong romance, made up of memorable quotes about the sport we adore.

Without further ado, allow us to present Golf and Romance: A Love Story in Quotes.

“If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.”  – Jack Lemmon
If only finding true love were as easy. You’ll pick up plenty of wrong balls until you find the right one, but when you do…

“When you fall in love with golf, you seldom fall easy. It’s obsession at first sight.” – Thomas Boswell
…you’ll fall hard. Maybe a little too hard? If you’re truly in love, you’ll find that nothing else matters, not even…

“Give me the fresh air, a beautiful partner, and a nice round of golf, and you can keep the fresh air and the round of golf.” – Jack Benny
…well, that’s what passion does to your priorities. And when passion takes the reins, we know what comes next…

“Golf is the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off.”  – Chi Chi Rodriguez
Well. What can we say, except that we agree?

“Golf is like a love affair: if you don’t take it seriously, it’s no fun. If you do take it seriously, it breaks your heart.” – Arnold Daly
Love for the long term means learning when to hold tight and when to let things go. But even when you find the right balance and are ready to settle down…

“If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” – Bob Hope
…you never really stop learning, and you never stop working to make it better. There will be hard times, and you’ll get through them, because…

“It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place this world is when one is playing golf.”  – Robert Lynd
…the result is worth it: A true partner for life, to make the bad times good and the good times better. And after life has run its course…

“When I die, bury me on the golf course so my husband will visit.”  – Unknown
Isn’t that romantic?
No? Well, maybe you’re right.


Okay, we’ll admit it: If you can only focus on one of the two, it’s best to choose marriage over golf.

But why choose? There’s room for two loves in your life, and Lake Wissota Golf Course is here to help you form a more perfect union with both of them—whether it’s dancing in the ballroom or driving on the links.

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