Arnie Awards

18 Best Clint Eastwood Movie Lines That Could Be Said on the Golf Course


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Clint Eastwood, the 2022 Arnie Award winner, is to receive his trophy during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. The award goes to golfers who give back. Some of Clint’s enduring gifts to us all are his film quotes that are just as applicable to this Sunday’s four-ball.

“I know what you're thinking. ‘Did he fire six shots or only five?’ Well to tell you the truth in all this excitement I kinda lost track myself.”—Dirty Harry

"You've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya, punk?"—Dirty Harry

"Ever notice how you come across somebody once in a while you shouldn't have...that's me."—Gran Torino

“Go ahead. Make my day.”—Sudden Impact

“You have rendezvous with my ass, [expletive].” —In the Line of Fire

“’Bout time this town had a new sheriff.” —High Plains Drifter

OK, you did two things wrong. First, you asked a question, and second, you asked another question.”—Million Dollar Baby

There’s plain few problems can’t be solved with a little sweat and hard work.”—Pale Rider

“You want to play the game, you’d better know the rules, love.”—The Dead Pool

“Everybody’s got a right to be a sucker … once.”—Two Mules for Sister Sara

“You know, you’re going to look awfully silly with that knife [club?] sticking up your ass.”—High Plains Drifter

“No, I’m not OK. I’m sick, I’m tired and I’m armed too, so be careful.”—In the Line of Fire

Don’t call me buddy, pal or sweetheart.”—The Eiger Sanction

With all due respect, sir, you’re beginning to bore the hell out of me.”—Heartbreak Ridge

“A good man always knows his limitations.” —Magnum Force

“Improvise, adapt and overcome.” —Heartbreak Ridge

“Go where you’re lookin’ and look where you’re goin’.”—Cry Macho

"I've killed women and children. I've killed everything that walks or crawls at one time or another. And I'm here to kill you, Little Bill, for what you done to Ned."—Unforgiven