British Open Trivia

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British Quizzes & Trivia

Famous winners and losers, courses and history of the British Open Championship.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which course has hosted the most British Opens?
    • A. 

      Prestwick

    • B. 

      St. Andrews

    • C. 

      Muirfield

    • D. 

      Corkscrew Links

  • 2. 
    Who set the record for lowest score to par in the British Open?
    • A. 

      Tiger Woods

    • B. 

      Nick Faldo

    • C. 

      Padraig Harrington

    • D. 

      Jack Nicklaus

  • 3. 
    Tom Watson won the British Open on every Scottish links course in the modern rotation except which one?
    • A. 

      St. Andrews

    • B. 

      Royal Troon

    • C. 

      Muirfield

  • 4. 
    When John Daly played in the British Open at St. Andrews in 1995, he was:
    • A. 

      On his way to missing his 10th straight cut.

    • B. 

      On his way to winning PGA Tour comeback player of the year.

    • C. 

      On the wagon.

    • D. 

      Drunk as a monkey.

  • 5. 
    On what course was the British Open played for the first 12 years?
    • A. 

      Prestwick

    • B. 

      St. Andrews

    • C. 

      Musselburgh

    • D. 

      Carnostie

  • 6. 
    Who was the first British Open champion at St. Andrews?
    • A. 

      Old Tom Morris

    • B. 

      Young Tom Morris

    • C. 

      Tom Kidd

    • D. 

      Donald Ross

  • 7. 
    Name the player whom Jack Nicklaus beat in a playoff to win his first British Open at St. Andrews.
    • A. 

      Doug Sanders

    • B. 

      Simon Owen

    • C. 

      Lee Trevino

    • D. 

      Arnold Palmer

  • 8. 
    What was unusual about Tiger Woods first British Open victory at St. Andrews?
    • A. 

      He didn't hit into a single bunker over 72 holes.

    • B. 

      He didn't have a three-putt for the entire tournament.

    • C. 

      He wore a green shirt on Sunday.

    • D. 

      He partied every night with known porn stars.

  • 9. 
    Arnold Palmer created the modern Grand Slam in 1960 when he went to St. Andrews. He finished runner-up to whom?
    • A. 

      Peter Thomson

    • B. 

      Tony Lema

    • C. 

      Kel Nagle

    • D. 

      Dow Finsterwall

  • 10. 
    Name the youngest British Open champion at St. Andrews.
    • A. 

      Tiger Woods

    • B. 

      J.H. Taylor

    • C. 

      Bob Ferguson

    • D. 

      Hale Irwin

  • 11. 
    Who won the first claret jug?
    • A. 

      Tom Kidd

    • B. 

      Old Tom Morris

    • C. 

      Willie Park

    • D. 

      Willie Fernie

  • 12. 
    Who was the last player to win at St. Andrews in his British Open debut?
    • A. 

      John Daly

    • B. 

      Tony Lema

    • C. 

      Sam Snead

    • D. 

      Bryron Nelson

  • 13. 
    Who is the only player in major championship history to have the low score in all four rounds?
    • A. 

      J.H. Taylor

    • B. 

      Ben Hogan

    • C. 

      Tiger Woods

    • D. 

      Roberto de Vicenzo

  • 14. 
    Who is the only British Open champion to break 70 all four rounds at St. Andrews?
    • A. 

      Tiger Woods

    • B. 

      Nick Faldo

    • C. 

      Seve Ballesteros

    • D. 

      Greg Norman

  • 15. 
    Who was the only player to shoot 63 in a British Open at St. Andrews?
    • A. 

      Greg Norman

    • B. 

      Jodie Mudd

    • C. 

      Paul Broadhurst

    • D. 

      Tom Watson

  • 16. 
    In 2011 the British Open will be played at
    • A. 

      Carnostie

    • B. 

      Royal St. George's

    • C. 

      Royal Liverpool

    • D. 

      Muirfield