Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Seve was instrumental in setting up a competition called the Seve Trophy. Which 2 teams play for this trophy every second year?||Seve Ballesteros
Great Britain & Ireland vs Continental Europe. The first Seve Trophy took place in 2000, and Seve himself captained the Continental golfers to a narrow victory over the GB & I team.
|Seve's career came to a premature end due to back problems. Which was his final tour win?||Seve Ballesteros
1995 Spanish Open. Seve won his 3rd Spanish Open title at the Club de Campo, Madrid, in May, 1995.
|Seve was a mainstay of the European Ryder Cup team for many years. With which player did he set a record for the most points by any duo in the 20th century?||Seve Ballesteros
Jose Maria Olazabal. Seve and fellow Spaniard Jose Maria won 11-1/2 points out of a possible 15 playing together. Seve won 20 points altogether in this competition.
|In 1980, Seve won his first Masters title. Which 2 golfers finished joint second, 3 shots behind the Spaniard?||Seve Ballesteros
Gibby Gilbert & Jack Newton. Neither Gilbert nor Newton would win a major in the 20th century, although Newton lost in a playoff to Tom Watson at the 1975 British Open. Seve won a second Masters title in 1983.
|In 1979, Seve won his first major, the British Open. At which course did he accomplish this feat?||Seve Ballesteros
Royal Lytham & St Annes. Seve finished the tournament 3 shots ahead of Ben Crenshaw and Jack Nicklaus. He would win 2 more British Opens, in 1984 at St Andrews, and in 1988 back at Royal Lytham.
Greater Greensboro Open. Forest Oaks Country Club was the venue for Seve's first win on American soil.
Dutch Open. Seve's maiden win came at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club in August 1976. He would win a second title that year, the Lancome Trophy.
|Seve first came to the attention of the golfing public when he led the 1976 British Open after the third round. Which American player eventually pipped him for the tile?||Seve Ballesteros
Johnny Miller. A 19-year old Ballesteros took the golfing world by storm at Royal Birkdale, before the more experienced Miller took charge in the final round.
Pedrena. Seve was born on April 9th, 1957, in Pedrena, in the province of Cantabria, a few kilometres from the city of Santander.