Golf Trivia: Week 9 Winners, Correct Answers and More!

The 9th 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:

What Course does Arnold Palmer own?

Answer: Latrobe CC and Bay Hill Country club

Arnold Palmer made his professional debut in the PGA Tour Miami Open in 1954. Who won that tournament?
Answer: Bob Rosberg

Arnold Palmer’s first career PGA Tour win came in the Canadian Open. What year was it?
Answer: 1955

In 1972, Arnold Palmer did something he hadn’t done in 17 years. What was it?

Answer: Failed to win a PGA tour event

Arnold Palmer’s final PGA Tour victory came in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. What year was it?
Answer: 1973

How many major championships did Arnold Palmer win?
Answer: 7

How Many of Arnold’s Major Championship titles were from The Masters?
Answer: 4

In 1960 Palmer set the record for that event for largest final-round comeback (7 strokes). Which major was that?
Answer: The US OPEN

In 1994, Arnold Palmer played the U.S. Open for the final time, at a golf course that is special to him. Which course?
Answer: Oakmount CC

A popular side bet in friendly golf matches is the ‘Arnie,’ named for Arnold Palmer. What does a golfer have to do to win an Arnie?
Answer: Make par without hitting the fairway

Which Now Famous company was Arnold Palmera principal force behind the launching of, and became the Chairman of the Board for.
Answer: Golf Channel

How many career PGA Tour victories does Jack Nicklaus have?

Answer: 73

How many times did Jack Nicklaus win the Vardon Trophy for low scoring average?

Answer: He never won the trophy

How many times did Jack Nicklaus lead the PGA Tour in money winnings?
Answer: 8

How many professional major championships (excluding Champions Tour majors) did Jack Nicklaus win?
Answer: 18

In 2006, Tiger Woods won his 11th professional major, tied with another golfer for second place behind Nicklaus. Who was tied with Tiger at 11 majors?
Answer: Walter Hagen

How many times has Jack Nicklaus been runner up in a Proffessional Major?
Answer: 19

How many Top 10 finishes has Jack Nicklaus recorded in majors?

Answer: 73

How many U.S. Amateur Championships did Jack Nicklaus win?
Answer: 2

In his first year as a pro, 1962, Jack Nicklaus had three wins, three seconds and four thirds. How much money did he win that year?

Answer: $61,868

Jack Nicklaus’ first professional start on the PGA Tour was the 1962 Los Angeles Open. How much money did he win in that event?
Answer: $33.33

A player may lay his or her golf bag parallel to the line of putt to shield the line from the wind, true or false?

Answer: False

The United States Golf Association was formed in 1894.And over sees the PGA, true or false?

Answer: False

What is the penalty for hitting a ball out of bounds?
Answer: Stroke and Distance

According to Rule 11, how many club lengths behind the tee markers may a player tee the ball and still be within the teeing ground?

Answer: 2 club lenghts

Congrats to Chuckles1974(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

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 Tim Arnold took this weeks High Score on my golfin’ game!He is going to receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the Cave! Congrats Tim!


PS: If you have any great golfin’ trivia that you would like to see asked, send it over my way, or feel free to try and stump this caveman.

One thought on “Golf Trivia: Week 9 Winners, Correct Answers and More!

  • September 20, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    Having read this I thought it was rather enlightening. I appreciate you finding the time and effort to put this article together. I once again find myself spending a significant amount of time both reading and commenting. But so what, it was still worthwhile!


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