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Golf Trivia Questions And Answers
1. In which of golf’s Major tournaments is the winner presented with a green jacket?
2. Which is the only one of the four golf Major tournaments not to be held in the United States?
The Open Championship.
3. Which former US President was elected to the Golf Hall of Fame in 2011?
George H.W. Bush.
4. What is the name of the biennial tournament between the women golfers of Europe and the United States?
The Solheim Cup.
5. Tiger Woods became a professional golfer in what year?
6. Which Spanish golfer holds the record for the most tournament wins on the PGA European tour, with 50 titles?
7. What is the maximum weight of a golf ball?
1.620 ounces (45.93 grams).
8. In 1922, who became the first American-born winner of The Open Championship?
9. Which is the first of the four Major tournaments to be held each year?
10. In 1990, who became the oldest ever winner of the U.S. Open at 45 years of age?
11. What is the diameter of the hole in golf?
12. In 2007, which golfer became the first winner of the FedEx Cup?
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?
Scotland (in the town of St. Andrews).
14. Which golfer holds the record for the most Major tournament wins?
Jack Nicklaus with 18 wins.
15. The Ryder Cup was originally contested between which two teams?
Great Britain and the United States.
16. Which golfer won The Open Championship 5 times between 1975 and 1983?
17. What is the maximum number of golf clubs allowed in a golf bag?
18. Which golfer posted a PGA Tour record low score of 58 in the final round of the 2016 Travelers Championship?
19. Who was the first non-American player to win The Masters?
Gary Player in 1961.
20. Which Argentinian golfer was the first South American to win the U.S. Open, winning the tournament in 2007?
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?
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)?
Tiger Woods, when he won the U.S. Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship in 2000 and the 2001 Masters.
23. Which is the only one of the four Major tournaments that Phil Mickelson hasn’t won?
The U.S. Open, although he has finished runner up 6 times!
24. Who was the first British golfer to win The Masters?
Sandy Lyle, in 1988.
25. By how many shots did Tiger Woods win the 2000 U.S. Open?
26. Which golfer’s nickname is “The Big Easy”?
27. Which is the only one of the four Major tournaments that Greg Norman won in his career?
The Open Championship, in 1986 and 1993.
28. In 1990, which British golfer became the first player to win back-to-back Masters titles since Jack Nicklaus in 1965/66?
29. Which golf course has been home to The Players Championship since 1982?
TPC at Sawgrass.
30. As of 2020, how many times has the International Team won the Presidents Cup?
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