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Summary

Greg Norman (born as Gregory John Norman) is a famous Athlete from Australia, he is still alive and was born February 10, 1955.

Biography

Gregory John Norman is an Australian professional golfer who was ranked as the world's best player in 331 weeks in 1980 - and 1990's. He has the nickname The Great White Shark. Norman was a professional player in 1976.

He won The Open Championship twice, in 1986 and 1993, but is known to have bad luck. In 1986 Norman led all four major tournaments after the third round, but won only The Open. He lost his victory in the PGA Championship after Bob Tway hole a bunker-kind, and in The Masters the following year lost to Larry Mize Norman, who set a 40-meter chip in the hole. Perhaps his most famous game was in The Masters in 1996, when he wasted away a six-kind of leadership in the last round and lost the tournament to Nick Faldo by five strokes.

Norman's sympathetic nature made ​​him the perfect spokesman for numerous products, including the usual range of golf equipment, but also many other products. While he has continued to play tournaments, his business made ​​more and more of the time. His personal fortune is estimated at several hundred million U.S. dollars. Norman is the only player in history to have topped pengelisten on both sides of the Atlantic.

He married in 2008 with former U.S. tennis player Chris Evert. Norman lives in Hobe Sound, Florida.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Greg, under the main topic Sports.

Related authors: Nick Faldo, Chris Evert

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Norman

Famous quotes by Greg Norman (23)


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"When you see that many people with a smile on their face, then you must be doing something right"
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"The game of golf doesn't come rushing back to you. Last week I made a couple of fundamental mistakes that I probably wouldn't have made in the heat of the battle back when I was in my heyday, and those things have got to come back"
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"That's why we have practice rounds. We make the adjustments as we go around, try and find out how to play the golf course the best we can. No big deal, it's nothing to me, it's the same for me as it is to everybody and we're all trying to understand it"
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"So my game is solid. So that obviously makes me feel confident, that like anybody else in this field, you name them, I feel like I've got the ability to win the golf tournament just as much as they have, and that's the way I'm going to take it"
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"People in this room must have back problems, I'm sure some of us do, and it is really, really one of the worst pains and debilitating parts of your body that you can actually have because you really can't do anything in your life when you have it"
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"I always wanted to be the best I could be at whatever I did. I didn't want to be the number one golfer in the world. I just wanted to be as good as I could be. I work hard, I push myself hard, and I probably even expect too much of myself"
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"When I turned 50, I said to myself, well, if this is what it's like turning 50, I can't wait to turn 60 because I still felt very, very mentally and physically good, outside my back surgery"
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"I don't see myself playing or adjusting my schedule for senior tournament golf"
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"Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I've spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world"
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"I wouldn't call it bitter. I think it's just sweet. I've always believed my life seems like it's gotten better and better as each decade has gone by. So I don't see any I don't see any bitterness about it"
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"I think it's great the opportunity is given to all of us really to come out and play major championships after the real major championships have gone beyond us"
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"I owe a lot to my parents, especially by mother and my father"
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"I mean, I can actually say goodbye to the game of golf, never hit another golf shot the rest of my life and I'd be happy because I can get back in life without any rotation"
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"You know, like I said, I'm not going to adjust my Senior Tour schedule"
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"The players have competed on the level the last 25 or 30 years are always going to be the players that compete at a high level. These guys practice hard, they work on their game, they still hit the ball extremely well"
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"My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career. I'm lying there in bed calculating somewhere between four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body"
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"What's a good tournament for him? Winning it. He's good enough"
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"Well, I think any national championship is an extremely important championship to play in"
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"On 18 you've got to drive it up a gnat's ass"
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"I'm not interested at all in playing more than 12, 15 tournaments a year on an annual basis because like all the old guys out here on this Tour, we've played golf for nearly 30 years of our lives"
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"To me I've just really, really found a relaxed, peaceful side of my life and I'm enjoying it"
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"Obviously it's my second senior event, and I'm tired obviously coming back from the British Open, from surgery, which was priority No. 1, did that successfully, and each week since the British Open I've felt in pretty good control of my golf game"
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"I've really got no complaints about the way I played, just extremely frustrating with the putter and I'm sure there's a lot of other players saying the same thing except the guy who's going to win the golf tournament"


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