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Quiz about Wonderful World of Golf
Quiz about Wonderful World of Golf

Wonderful World of Golf Trivia Quiz


This is the World of Golf with a New Zealand flavour.

A multiple-choice quiz by weetbixkids. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
weetbixkids
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
71,807
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
2 / 5
Plays
588
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Question 1 of 5
1. Forty some years ago, Bob Charles became the first left-hander to win a Golfing Major, when he won the 1963 British Open. On which course did he accomplish this feat? Hint


Question 2 of 5
2. Who did Bob Charles defeat in the 1963 British Open? Hint


Question 3 of 5
3. In 1978, Simon Owen another New Zealander, came close to tasting major golfing success. Who denied him his chance at fame and glory? Hint


Question 4 of 5
4. As well as tasting British Open success, Bob Charles has also won the Senior British Open, on how many occassions? Hint


Question 5 of 5
5. Which of the following New Zealand golfer's has not won their National Championship? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Forty some years ago, Bob Charles became the first left-hander to win a Golfing Major, when he won the 1963 British Open. On which course did he accomplish this feat?

Answer: Royal Lytham and St Anne's

Mike Weir is the unlikely second major left-handed winner edging out everybody's pick, Phil Mickelson.
2. Who did Bob Charles defeat in the 1963 British Open?

Answer: Phil Rodgers

Bob beat him in an 18 hole playoff which is no longer the method for deciding British Open winners.
3. In 1978, Simon Owen another New Zealander, came close to tasting major golfing success. Who denied him his chance at fame and glory?

Answer: Jack Nicklaus

Owen bogeyed the 16th hole on Sunday at St Andrews, while Jack birdied it, and the rest is history.
4. As well as tasting British Open success, Bob Charles has also won the Senior British Open, on how many occassions?

Answer: two

In 1989 and again in 1993.
5. Which of the following New Zealand golfer's has not won their National Championship?

Answer: Steven Alker

Source: Author weetbixkids

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