Quiz

Q1. The modern game of Golf originated in Scotland in which century?

The origins of golf are unclear and much debated. However, it is generally accepted that modern golf developed in Scotland from the Middle Ages onwards.

Q2. Golf returned to the Olympics games for the 2016 Rio Games, which games had last seen golf played?

Q2. Golf was last played in the Olympic games in 1904

Q3. Which golfer is known as the Walrus?

Craig Robert Stadler is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level.

Q4. 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?

With over 100 renowned golf courses and more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Greater Palm Springs earns its reputation as a top destination for golf.

Q5.. According to Guinness World Records, the oldest course is in East Lothian, Scotland. What is it called?

Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, is generally accepted as being one of the oldest golf courses in the world.

Q6. Although Bruce Edwards was caddy for Greg Norman between 1989-1992, he was also the long-time caddy for which other golf professional?

Bruce Edwards caddied for Tom from 1973-1989, then again after Norman from 1992-2003. You may remember the tears when it was announced that Bruce had succumbed to ALS in 2004. It was difficult watching Tom Watson speak of his long-time friend. Bruce was only 49 years old. His biography is called, "Caddy For Life: The Bruce Edwards Story".

Q7. You will receive a 1 stroke penatly for removing a half eaten apple from the bunker before your shot?

Q7. (Rules) The half-eaten apple is a loose impediment; under Rule 15.1a, a player may remove a loose impediment lying anywhere on the course.

Q8. Who captained the European team to victory in the 1995 Ryder Cup?

Bernard represented Great Britain and Ireland/Europe): Ryder Cup Record. 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1991 (non-playing captain), 1993 (non-playing captain), 1995 (winners, non-playing captain)

Q9. Maybe most famous for being Tiger Woods' first tour caddy, which man became the caddy for Jim Furyk in 1999?

Mike Cowan He might be more famous for his mustache, but Mike "Fluff" Cowan started out with Ed Sabo, then was Peter Jacobsen's long-time caddy for 18 years. In 1996 he became Tiger's caddy. After the 1999 Nissan Open, he was released from his duties by Tiger and went to work with Jim Furyk.

Q10. Who won the US Masters in 1986 for a record sixth time?

Jack Nicklaus became a professional golfer near the end of 1961, entering the PGA after a successful run on the amateur circuit. Since then, Nicklaus has gone on to play in a number of Masters Tournaments, winning a record total number of six victories from 1963 to 1986.