Golf Trivia: Week 14 Winners, Correct Answers and More!

Whew! The 14th 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:

After Jan Van de Velde’s famous meltdown in 1999, Paul Lawrie won the Open in a playoff with Van de Velde and which 3rd player?
Justin Leonard

How many golfers have recorded 4 rounds in the 60’s without winning the British Open?
2-Jesper Parnevik and Ernie Els

Which two golfers have not mastered the Grand Slam only because they have not been victorious at a British Open?
Raymond Floyd & Byron Nelson

What do Golfers get now for winning the British Open?
Claret Jug

What was the old award for winning the British Open?
The red Champions Belt

Who was the Ryder Cup Named after?
Samuel Ryder

What was Samuel Ryders profession?
Seed Merchant

What year was the first Ryder Cup played?
1927

Which Golfer was a captain in the first 5 Ryder cups played?
Walter Hagen

When was the Great Britain & Ireland Ryder Cup team expanded to include players from across Europe?
1979

Who holds the record for most Ryder Cup appearances as a player?
Nick Faldo

Which Golfer became the oldest Ryder Cup player at the age of 51?
Raymond Floyd

Who holds the record for overall points won in a Ryder Cup?
Nick Faldo

Who holds the US record for overall points won in a Ryder Cup?
Billy Casper

What is the record for most singles matches won at a ryder cup?
7, held by Neil Coles

Which Ryder Cupper failed to win a singles match in 8 tries, but was a part of record 10 wins in the fourball format?
Ian Woosnam

Who holds the overall record for most Ryder Cup matches lost?
Christy O’Connor and Neil Coles with 21

Who holds the American record for most Ryder Cup matches lost?
Raymond Floyd with 16

Which golfin’ pair holds the record for most Ryder Cup matches won as a team?
Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal

Which golfer was given the boot from tne 1981 European Ryder cup team, because he spent too much time abroad in the year prior?
Seve Ballesteros

When did Europe’s Ryder Cup Team earn their first victory on US Soil?
In 1987

Which golfer snapped his putter in anger on the 6th hole of the 1987 Ryder Cup?
Ben Crenshaw

Which two golfers accused each other of cheating at The Belfry in 1989, which caused issues at the ’91 Ryder Cup?
Paul Azinger and Severiano Ballesteros

How many Ryder Cup victories does the US Team have?
25

How many Ryder Cup losses does the US Team have?
10

This week was another close one, but Congrats to docoyer (twitter) and Daryle Tamashiro (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. Tim Arnold was the high scorer on my golfin’ game so he will recieve a $10 gift certificate as well. Congrats Tim!

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. Next Week, however, is a NEW month!

~Scratch

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.

 
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