Golf Trivia: Week 5 Winners, Correct Answers and More!

The fifth week of Caveman Golf Trivia has come to a close. Thank you all for playing! For those Rock Heads who are scorin’ at home, here are all the questions and their answers:

How many tournaments were won by Byron Nelson in 1945?
ANSWER: 18
Facebook: Roberto Enriquez(1st) Adarsh Vakharia, Chris Parkinson
Twitter: theBUNKY_1974

How many PGA Player of the Year awards did Tom Watson win?
ANSWER: 6
Facebook:Adarsh Vakharia(1st)
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What was the single-season record for wins in the LPGA? and who set it?
ANSWER: 13, Micky Wright in 1963
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Twitter:GrantwGates

How Many Men have won the single-year Grand slam
ANSWER: Just 1, Boby Jones
Facebook: Todd Vincent, Adarsh Vakharia, Chance Chance Proverbs, Scott Moore, Chris Parkinson, perry snow
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How many golfers won the PGA Championship 2 years in a row bweeen 1950 and 1970?

ANSWER: None
Facebook: Adarsh Vakharia, Chris Parkinson, mike wilson
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What notable thing did Bobby Jones do after winning the four Majors in 1930?
ANSWER: He retired from competitive golf
Facebook:John Hawk, Adarsh Vakharia, rick harvey
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Which golfer went on a 5 tournament winning streak in fall ’86, 2 in Europe and 3 in Australia.
ANSWER: Greg Norman
Facebook: Brian Abel, Adarsh Vakharia
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Who Started the 1974 season by winning the first three PGA Tour events?
ANSWER: Johnny Miller
Facebook: John E Satanek Jr, Adarsh Vakharia
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Which year did Ben Hogan win all 3 majors he entered?
ANSWER: 1953
Facebook: Adarsh Vakharia, brain abel
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Who captured the US, Canadian, and British Open in a four week span in ’71?

ANSWER: Lee Trevino
Facebook: Adarsh Vakharia
Twitter:greenfee

Who was the first AMERICAN to win the British Open?
ANSWER: Walter Hagen, won the ’22 British Open
Facebook:Todd Vincent, Michael piper
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Who was the only person to win the British Open 6 times?
ANSWER: Harry Vardon
Facebook: Todd Vincent, Vincent Lai, Jim McCue
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What father-son duo won 8 of the 12 first British Opens
ANSWER: Tom Morris SR and JR
Facebook:Todd Vincent, Jim Lepere
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Who was the First British Monarch to attend the British Open?

ANSWER: King George IV in 1948
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Who was the only Left Handed Golfer to Win The British Open?
ANSWER: Sir Bob Charles of New Zealand
Facebook: Nicholas, Anastasakis, Todd Vincent, Bob Charles, Carl Copeland, Matt Urie,
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How many Southpaws have won Majors?
ANSWER: 3
Facebook: Mark Sabella, Adarsh Vakharia
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What year was the British Open first played over 4 days?

ANSWER: 1966
Facebook: Scott Moore (1892), Todd Vincent (1965), Kimberly Giesel Kozlowski (1966), Adarsh Vakaria (1966)
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Who won the British Open that year?
ANSWER: Jack Nicklaus
Facebook: Adarsh Vakharia
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Who is the only golfer to win six British Opens?
ANSWER: Harry Vardon
Facebook: Adarsh Vakharia, Steve Voelkel
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What is the most common par on 18-holes around the world?
ANSWER: 72
Facebook: Jim McCue, Michael Pastrick, Adarsh Vakharia, Jim Volz, Matthew Chadelaine
Twitter: Myaspappa, benbarberhays

What year was the LPGA Formed?
ANSWER: 1950
Facebook: Kenneth Savoury
Twitter: ClevelandGolf, SemLakeCC

How many people founded the LPGA?
ANSWER: 13
Facebook: Kenneth Savoury
Twitter: SemLakeCC

Who, in 1983, became the youngest player on the LPGA Tour to earn more than a million in her career?

ANSWER: Nancy Lopez
Facebook: Andy Meresse, Jesse Zink
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Who was the first woman to record an ace in a USGA competition?

ANSWER: Patty Berg, 1959
Facebook: Kenneth Savoury
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Name at least three golfers who entered the LPGA Hall of Fame in the 1990s.
ANSWER: Pat Bradley; Patsy Sheehan; Betsy King; Juli Inkster
Facebook: Keith Possinger, Kenneth Savoury, Bonnie Halloway
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Congrats to Seminolelakecc(twitter) and Adarsh Vakharia (Facebook) for winning the trivia contests this week. Remember you get 5 points for having the first correct answer, but can also gain points just by having the correct answer! Weekly winners receive $10 gift certificates to RockBottomGolf.com.

If I haven’t heard from you yet, why not come & play with me and the rest of the Rock Heads this week? Questions are posted between 2 and 4 pm EST on both Facebook and Twitter. To keep things fair, you can only win once per contest per month.

Also Jason Marsham took this weeks High score on my golfin’ game with a score of 8100! Also Earning him a $10 Gift Certificate to the Cave!

~Scratch

 
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