Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Jim Nantz Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I think I shot 78 one time. My golf game is so overrated.
Since 1934 every accomplished player in golf has come to the Augusta National looking for an introduction into history.
I have always been true to the people who have influenced me as a young boy.
I can’t think of anything in my profession that would mean as much. You can talk about Emmys or Super Bowls. Fifty Masters Tournaments, that would be the ultimate.
As we all know, the concept of the gimme putt is anathema to the PGA Tour.
Golf is a central part of my life and I look forward to working with the great folks at Vineyard Vines to create an authentic golf apparel brand that speaks to the golfer.
The Masters runs deep in my heart; it’s a love affair that I’ve had since I was a little boy with that tournament, that club.
Super Bowl V was the Colts against the Cowboys and Jim O’Brien kicked a 32 yard field goal to beat the Cowboys. I was traumatized by it. Everyone at school knew I was the only Cowboy fan in the area. I didn’t want to go to school and I begged and pleaded with my parents. Those are indelible memories when you are a kid.
I live every day the job that I dreamed of as a boy.
If you want to say that I am vanilla, then I can give you a long list of broadcasting giants who fall into that same category because all of them always had the same goal that is my goal to this day: It is not about me.
I try to talk openly from how I feel. People may not agree with it. It may sound foreign to them. That’s an uncomfortable position for some people, to be sentimental, nostalgic – it’s all kind of the same.
I was named first-team Jersey Shore by the Asbury Park Press, the paper I used to deliver as a young boy. I got to Houston and Coach Williams invited me to walk on the golf team. I was the 18th man on an 18-man golf team.
I like parades.
My father passed away due to Alzheimer’s disease, and many things I do are nods to him.
I wake up every day and give my thanks.
The Masters isn’t about Jim Nantz and his storytelling. It’s about golf’s greatest tournament.
Lance Barrow’s a great producer and we work together exceptionally well.
The job I wanted before I was in college was to work for CBS.
The Masters is always at the front and center of my mind, and not because I’m the only one thinking about it. Other people associate me with this great event, and that’s an honor.
For more than a quarter century, I was fortunate to visit and play golf with President George H.W. Bush dozens of times, usually while paying a visit to the Bush compound in Kennebunkport, Maine.
I have a pretty good memory.
People say ‘dream big,’ that’s kind of one of those motivational sayings, but I would dream hard, meaning I just wanted it so badly, I could feel it.
I’ve heard it said that the average person is lucky to have only a handful of true friends in their lifetime. Well, I sincerely feel I’ve got millions.
I like stories. I like to figure out how history ties to the present.
I don’t like hot takes any more than I like hot cakes.
In 2014, when my wife, Courtney, was expecting our daughter and we were contemplating a name, I said, ‘How about Finley?’ Only after Courtney said that she loved the name did I reveal that it was inspired by an aspect of Samuel Finley Brown Morse.
They say time heals all wounds, but sometimes you wonder.
Jim Murray’s greatest writings were golf writings.
As a teenager, Tiger was self-assured and mature, yet also warm and charming. But the warm outward veneer gradually changed. When he pulled off his ‘win for the ages’ at the 1997 Masters, he already was sharing less of his softer, emotional side.
I’m more likely to quote the golfer George Burns than the legendary late comedian by the same name who lived to be 100.
I just enjoy seeing people break through those ceilings when people press them down and say, ‘He can’t do this or that.’ It’s always fun to document those types of stories when someone breaks through.
I don’t like scripts.
One of Tiger’s trademarks in his prime was his ability to fight for every stroke.
Every little crazy dream that I had has come true, and more. And I’m always mindful that this is not a birthright, that one day I would have the chance to come to Augusta every year. Just a crazy, really, almost obsession for me.
Every champion golfer comes to Augusta imbued with a towering source of inspiration. It’s a solitary journey, but it’s one that no player… makes alone.
The sport is not about one player, and I say that with a world of respect for his talents on the golf course. But the game is bigger than Tiger Woods.
I love being a part of CBS.
When I tell people that I get interviewed five or six times more than I will interview players or coaches leading up to the game that comes as a surprise. That’s part of it and it just goes with being part of a Super Bowl broadcast team. I enjoy it.
I was raised in just about as perfect a home environment as you could ever imagine.
On June 3, 2015, in keeping with a long tradition, I visited my home club in the Pepper Pike suburb of Cleveland, known simply as The Country Club. It’s an old William Flynn design and perhaps the most underrated course in America. It’s elegant, challenging and filled with old-world charm.
I call golf with my head and my heart. I don’t have any notes in front of me – it’s different from basketball and football in that feel.
I hate whenever there’s a social issue that comes up in golf and people in the mainstream media who hate golf and who’ve conjured up all these stereotypes of people who are in the sport, the way they tear it down… I resent it, and I’ll defend golf and people in golf until my dying day.
I would like to work 50 Masters Tournaments.
People think I can just walk out and shoot 75 without taking a warm-up shot. But believe me, it’s not that easy.
My father got to see the first 10 years of my career. He implored me to always appreciate people who are not operating under any sort of false pretense or who weren’t caught up in their own success.