A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 16, 2018
“It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do”

"It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. The golf saying has been cited in print since at least 1993.


Google Books
1001 Ways Not to Be Romantic
By Joe Magadatz
New York, NY: Casanova Press
1993
Pg. 49:
“It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do!” ($15.98)

Google Groups: alt.home.repair
Hot air registers in the ceiling?
Sean ONeill
10/6/95
(...)
It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do

Google Books
Hollywood on the Links:
A Collection of the Greatest Celebrity Golf Stories of All Time

By Tom Cunneff
Lincolnwood, IL: Contemporary Books
1998
Pg. 182:
It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do.

Google Books
The Official Rules for Golfers
By Paul Dickson
New York, NY: Barnes & Noble
1999
Pg. 83:
IT TAKES A LOT OF BALLS TO GOLF THE WAY I DO.

1 December 2008, Newswire (New York, NY), “Outrageous Website Sees Slow Economy Send Funny T-Shirt Sales Through the Roof”:
HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/—PrankPlace.com, the largest Internet retailer of gag gifts, has its employees working overtime this holiday season in order to keep up with consumer’s exploding demand for the company’s unique, funny t-shirts.
(...)
Top 5 Selling T-Shirts on PrankPlace.com
(...)
5. “It Takes a lot of Balls to Golf Like I Do”

Twitter
jared eberhardt
@jaredeberhardt
It takes a lot of balls to golf like I do
12:22 AM - 26 Dec 2008

Twitter
thomasmcnair
@thomasmcnair
It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do.
7:28 PM - 15 Mar 2009

23 December 2011, New Haven (CT) Register, “Bumper stickers capture essence of politics, humor” by Randall Beach, pg. 1:
“It takes a lot of balls to golf like I do.”

Reddit—Oneliners
It takes a lot of balls to golf the way I do.
submitted June 16, 2018 by madazzahatter

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Saturday, June 16, 2018 • Permalink