Captain's Quiz – Week 12 Answers
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1 Which golfer is/was known as the Walrus? Craig Stadler
2 What is the name of the resort in Southern California that is generally recognised as the American Golf capital, due to the high number of golf courses and year round sun-shine? Palm Spring
3 In 1967, which golfer made the first televised hole in one? Tony Jacklin
4 Prior to the invention of rubber, what were golf balls made of? Wood or leather bound feathers
5 In August 1996 who made his surprising debut as a pro in the Czech Open? Ivan Lendl
6 Which South African won the British Open in 1949, 1950, 1952 and 1957? Bobby Locke
7 True or False - 80% of golfers will never play to a handicap of less than 18. True
8 10 players spent the entirety of the 2010s – January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2019 – in the top 100 in golf’s official world ranking. How Many Can you Name? Dustin Johnson Rory McIlroy Justin Rose Adam Scott Lee Westwood Sergio Garcia Phil Mickelson Rickie Fowler Matt Kuchar Louis Oosthuizen
9 What year was the first golf game televised? 1953
10 Who won the English Amateur Championship in 1975 aged 18? Nick Faldo
11 What is the shot referred to as, if you hit 4 strokes under par at a hole? A Condor
12 Born in New Zealand in 1997, I had nine tour wins on my CV and became the youngest player to ever reach the top of the women’s world rankings all before my 18th birthday. Who am I? Lydia Ko
13 Two golfers have been world number one without winning a major, can you name them? Luke Donald & Lee Westwood
14 What is the standard size for the golf ball hole? (Inches) 4.25 inches
15 Who won his only British open Golf Championship at Royal St Georges, Sandwich in 1985? Sandy Lyle
16 Where is the Torrey Pines Golf Club? San Diego, CA
17 Put these four players in order of most European Tour victories: Padraig Harrington Miguel Angel Jimenez Tiger Woods Ernie Els 1. Tiger Woods = 41 2. Ernie Els = 28 3. Miguel Angel Jimenez = 21 4. Padraig Harrington = 15
18 It’s generally considered the most dramatic final round in major history when Jack Nicklaus came from four shots back in the final round to win the 1986 Masters – his 18th and final major victory. But which player led going into that famous final day? Greg Norman
19 The Ryder Cup is named after English businessman Samuel Ryder who made most of his money selling what? Garden seeds (he originated the idea of selling garden seeds in small packets called 'penny packets')
20 I was not only the first male player born in Asia to win a major when I lifted the 2009 PGA Championship; I was also the first player to come from behind to beat Tiger Woods in the final round of a major. Who am I? YE Yang
21 Americans have won more Masters titles than any other nationality with 61 wins from 37 different winners. Which two countries are next with five wins each? And which three players from each of those countries contributed to the number? South Africa (Gary Player, Trevor Immelman, Charl Schwartzel) Spain (Seve Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal, Sergio Garcia)
22 Which US golfer had 11 successive tournament wins in 1945? Byron Nelson
23 In 1764, the golf course at St Andrews was modified to 18 holes, how many holes did it have before this? 22
24 Tiger Woods’ win at the 2019 Zozo Championship in Japan saw him equal the record for most PGA Tour victories on 82. Whose long-standing record did he equal? Sam Snead
25 Which two Open venues on the current rota are the furthest apart as the crow flies? Royal St George’s to Royal Portrush = 427 miles
26 Who died from a heart attack whilst playing golf in Alcobendas, Spain, on October 14, 1977? Bing Crosby
27 Who was involved with John Daley in the 1995 British Open play-off? Constantino Rocca
28 Who's the most successful Zimbabwean golfer of all time? Nick Price
29 Which European city will host the 2022 Ryder Cup? Rome
30 What's the only Grand Slam event Lee Trevino never won? The Masters

Next Set of Questions Monday 22nd June. Hope you have enjoyed.

Feel free to share your scores with me….. Andrew Harding – Club Captain


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