Golf Trivia Questions IIIPrintable Trivia Questions About Golf
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Despite being told, he may never walk again after a car crash in 1949, who went on to win three of the four majors in 1953?
a. Ben Hogan
b. Gary Player
c. Arnold Palmer
d. Walter Hagen
Ben Hogan - Ben is considered one of the greatest players in the history of golf.
Which South African golfer won two majors, The Open and the US PGA, back to back in 1994?
a. Ernie Els
b. Reteif Goosen
c. Gary Player
d. Nick Price
Nick Price - Price was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2003.
In which year will golf return to the Olympic Games?
2016 - This will be the first time golf has been played at the Olympics since 1904.
In 1979, at the Hanover Western Classic, who became the oldest golfer to make the cut on a PGA Tour event?
a. Ben Hogan
b. Art Wall
c. Sam Snead
d. Arnold Palmer
Sam Snead - Sam was 67 at the time.
How many minutes does a golfer have to find a lost ball in a golf tournament?
5 - If not found, the golfer must place a new ball at the spot in which the original ball was last played.
In 2011, at the age of 22, who became the youngest player to amass $10 million of career earnings?
a. Justin Rose
b. Ross Fisher
c. KJ Choi
d. Rory Mcllroy
Rory Mcllroy - McIlroy won his first major at the young age of 22 at the U.S. Open in 2011.
Established in 1922, the Walker Cup is named after the grandfather of which US President?
a. John F. Kennedy
b. Gerald Ford
c. George H. W. Bush
d. Bill Clinton
George H. W. Bush - The Walker Cup features a foursomes and a singles competition.
One of the most successful golfers of all time, what is the real middle name of Tiger Woods?
Tont - Woods has been awarded the 'PGA Player of the Year' eleven times.
Which of the following golfers won the US Masters title first?
a. Arnold Palmer
b. Sam Snead
c. Gene Sarazen
d. Ben Hogan
Gene Sarazen - Gene won the US Masters in 1935.
What is the nationality of the golfer Sven Struver?
German - Sven turned professional in 1990.
Which Henry won his first British Open golf tournament in 1934?
Cotton - Henry started his career as a professional golfer at the age of 17.
In addition to the prize money, what is presented to the winner of The Masters golf tournament?
a. Green jacket
b. Sequined glove
c. Yellow jersey
d. Tartan trousers
Green jacket - The tradition of the green jacket began in 1949.
How many times has American golfer Tom Watson won the British Open Golf Championship?
5 - Watson will be the captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland.
Now obsolete, which of these is the name for an old-fashioned club similar to a three wood?
Baffy - The introduction of the standardized numbered iron set occurred in the early 1930s.
Which golfer attached his name to the 1988 Nintendo game "Fighting Golf"?
a. Lee Trevino
b. Jack Nicklaus
c. Peter Ellis
d. Greg Norman
Lee Trevino - Lee has won six major championships over the course of his career.
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