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Saturday, April 06, 2013 12:02 am

Masters, Trivia Quiz


How well do you know the Masters? Try this quiz:

FRONT NINE (3 points each)

1. Who won the Masters by the most strokes?

a.) Raymond Floyd

b.) Tiger Woods

c.) Seve Ballesteros


2. What previously occupied the land that was purchased to build Augusta National Golf Club?

a.) Fruitland Nurseries

b.) Girl Scouts of America headquarters

c.) Waffle House


3. Which player had the lowest final round to win the Masters?

a.) Jack Nicklaus

b.) Bubba Watson

c.) Gary Player


4. Who was the last player to win the Masters in his first attempt?

a.) Gene Sarazen

b.) Fuzzy Zoeller

c.) Charl Schwartzel


5. Name the first left-handed player to win the Masters.

a.) Phil Mickelson

b.) Bob Charles

c.) Mike Weir


6. What was the name of the first tournament held at Augusta National?

a.) Bobby Jones Invitational

b.) Augusta National Invitation Tournament

c.) Azalea Classic


7. Who has finished runner-up at the Masters the most times without winning?

a.) Ken Venturi

b.) Tom Weiskopf

c.) Ernie Els


8. Who was the first international player to win the green jacket?

a.) Gary Player

b.) Herman Keiser

c.) Henry Picard


9. Name the only player to lose a playoff in the Masters twice.

a.) Ben Hogan

b.) Arnold Palmer

c.) Greg Norman


BACK NINE (5 points each)

10. Who has the greatest final-round comeback in Masters history?

a.) Nick Faldo

b.) Arnold Palmer

c.) Jack Burke Jr.


11. Which player made the most birdies in a single round at the Masters?

a.) Tiger Woods

b.) Anthony Kim

c.) Steve Pate


12. Which player made a 13 on the shortest hole at Augusta National?

a.) Dan Forsman

b.) Rocco Mediate

c.) Tom Weiskopf


13. Who was the first Thai player to compete in the Masters?

a.) Sukree Onsham

b.) Thongchai Jaidee

c.) Tiger Woods


14. What distinguishes the 14th hole from the others at Augusta National?

a.) It's the only hole where Jack Nicklaus never made a birdie.

b.) It's the only hole without bunkers.

c.) It's the only hole not named after a flower.


15. Of the players who have competed in at least 25 Masters, who has the lowest scoring average?

a.) Jack Nicklaus

b.) Raymond Floyd

c.) Fred Couples


16. Who was the first European to win the Masters?

a.) Seve Ballesteros

b.) Nick Faldo

c.) Bernhard Langer


17. Name the only Masters champion to start the final round out of the top 10.

a.) Art Wall

b.) Gary Player

c.) Arnold Palmer


18. Who is the oldest player to have at least a share of the lead after any round at the Masters?

a.) Kenny Perry

b.) Jack Nicklaus

c.) Fred Couples


BONUS (10 points)

19. Except for the United States, which country has produced the most Masters champions?

a.) England

b.) Spain

c.) South Africa



1. b

2. a

3. c

4. b

5. c

6. b

7. b

8. a

9. a

10. c

11. b

12. c

13. a

14. b

15. c

16. a

17. a

18. b

19. c