Golf Trivia Questions

Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world but just how much do you know about the game? Find out with these fun golf trivia questions and answers!

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Golf Trivia Questions And Answers

Question 1
In which of golf’s Major tournaments is the winner presented with a green jacket?
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The Masters.
Question 2
Which is the only one of the four golf Major tournaments not to be held in the United States?
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The Open Championship.
Question 3
Which former US President was elected to the Golf Hall of Fame in 2011?
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George H.W. Bush.
Question 4
What is the name of the biennial tournament between the women golfers of Europe and the United States?
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The Solheim Cup.
Question 5
Tiger Woods became a professional golfer in what year?
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1996.
Question 6
Which Spanish golfer holds the record for the most tournament wins on the PGA European tour, with 50 titles?
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Seve Ballesteros.
Question 7
What is the maximum weight of a golf ball?
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1.620 ounces (45.93 grams).
Question 8
In 1922, who became the first American-born winner of The Open Championship?
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Walter Hagen.
Question 9
Which is the first of the four Major tournaments to be held each year?
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The Masters.
Question 10
In 1990, who became the oldest ever winner of the U.S. Open at 45 years of age?
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Hale Irwin.
Question 11
What is the diameter of the hole in golf?
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4.25 inches.
Question 12
In 2007, which golfer became the first winner of the FedEx Cup?
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Tiger Woods.
Question 13
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club is the oldest golf club in the world and is considered to be the home of golf. In which country is it found?
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Scotland (in the town of St. Andrews).
Question 14
Which golfer holds the record for the most Major tournament wins?
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Jack Nicklaus with 18 wins.
Question 15
The Ryder Cup was originally contested between which two teams?
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Great Britain and the United States.
Question 16
Which golfer won The Open Championship 5 times between 1975 and 1983?
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Tom Watson.
Question 17
What is the maximum number of golf clubs allowed in a golf bag?
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14.
Question 18
Which golfer posted a PGA Tour record low score of 58 in the final round of the 2016 Travelers Championship?
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Jim Furyk.
Question 19
Who was the first non-American player to win The Masters?
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Gary Player in 1961.
Question 20
Which Argentinian golfer was the first South American to win the U.S. Open, winning the tournament in 2007?
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Angel Cabrera.
Question 21
Which golfer set the record for the lowest aggregate 72-hole score in the PGA Championship when he won the tournament with a 16 under par score of 264 in 2018?
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Brooks Koepka.
Question 22
Who is the only golfer to hold all 4 modern Major titles at the same time (although it doesn’t count as a grand slam as he didn’t win them all in the same calendar year)?
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Tiger Woods, when he won the U.S. Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship in 2000 and the 2001 Masters.
Question 23
Which is the only one of the four Major tournaments that Phil Mickelson hasn’t won?
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The U.S. Open, although he has finished runner up 6 times!
Question 24
Who was the first British golfer to win The Masters?
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Sandy Lyle, in 1988.
Question 25
By how many shots did Tiger Woods win the 2000 U.S. Open?
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15.
Question 26
Which golfer’s nickname is “The Big Easy”?
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Ernie Els.
Question 27
Which is the only one of the four Major tournaments that Greg Norman won in his career?
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The Open Championship, in 1986 and 1993.
Question 28
In 1990, which British golfer became the first player to win back-to-back Masters titles since Jack Nicklaus in 1965/66?
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Nick Faldo.
Question 29
Which golf course has been home to The Players Championship since 1982?
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TPC at Sawgrass.
Question 30
As of 2020, how many times has the International Team won the Presidents Cup?
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Once.

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