Golf Trivia and Answers

Golf is such a noble sport. Here at TQN we have prepared a small set of fun and educational questions quiz to get you to test your knowledge of the sport and its history. We truly hope it suits you to a tee ...

Challenge yourself with a Golf Trivia Quiz!

Easy

Which of the following is not a term that is used in the game of golf?

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Answer: Offside
The term offside is not a term that is used in the game of golf. Offside is a term that is used in the game of football.

Easy

In Canada, what is the national governing body for golf?

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Answer: Golf Canada
Golf Canada, which was formerly known as the Royal Canadian Golf Association is the body in charge of golf in Canada. It was founded in June 1895 and it is located at Oakville, in Ontario.

Easy

In the game of golf, which of the following is a tool is used to hit a golf ball?

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Answer: Golf Club
A golf club is a tool that golfers use in hitting a golf ball. It comprises of a weighty metal or wooden head, a slim shaft, and a grip.

Hard

Tiger Woods is one of the world's most decorated golfers. Which year did he win the PGA Championship?

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Answer: 1999
Tiger Woods picked up his second major Championship in 1999 when he won the PGA Championship. That same year, he won both the Vardon Trophy and the Byron Nelson Award.

Easy

The ground on which the game of golf is played is known as?

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Answer: Golf Course
The playing ground for the game of golf is called a golf course. A standard golf course should have; Fairway, Green, Tee, Rough, and Hazard.

Hard

Which American golfer was nicknamed "The Joplin Ghost"?

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Answer: Horton Smith
Former American golf player, Smith was also known as "The Joplin Ghost". He had a very impressive career, winning the 1934 and the 1936 Maters Tournament. He passed away in 1963.

Medium

How many PGA Championships did Gene Sarazen win?

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Answer: 3
Sarazen won 1922, 1923, and the 1933 PGA Championships to bring his total victories in the tournament to 3.

Medium

How many times was Bobby Jones crowned U.S. Open champion?

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Answer: 4
Bobby, during his playing days, was able to win the U.S. Open championship on four occasions. His first victory in this tournament came in 1923.

VeryHard

Willie Anderson is a multiple US Open champion. How many US Open trophies did he win during his career?

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Answer: 4
Anderson was a famous Scottish golfer. He won four US Open champions during his playing time. He won his first trophy in 1901.

Easy

Which of the following is not a major Championship in professional golf?

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Answer: ICC Champions Trophy
The ICC Champions Trophy is a major tournament in the game of cricket. It is not a major tournament in golf.



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