Congratulations to Jackson Killick who answered 23 out of the 25 questions- well done! Jackson has won a $50 voucher to spend at the Club. 

  1. A member of the National Golf Club was inducted into the Victorian Golf Hall Of Fame in 2018. What is his/her name? A: Louise Briers
  2. Who was the Australian golfer nicknamed The Undertaker? Clue: It was because he not only beat you, he buried you as well. A: Jim Ferrier
  3. Commencing in the 1930s, what is the name of the team-based event played between the USA and Australia? Clue: The event had its curtain call in 1954. A: The Lakes International Cup
  4. Who became the first three-time winner of the Masters? A: Jimmy Demaret
  5. Who was the first golfer to record three rounds in the 60s at Augusta National GC and NOT win that year’s Masters? Clue: The Australian golfer is also a trained plumber and has been living in America for over fifty years. A: Bruce Devlin
  6. How many major championships has Karrie Webb won? A: du Maurier (1999); Nabisco Championship (2000); US Women’s Open (2000); US Women’s Open (2001); McDonald’s LPGA Championship (2001); Women’s British Open (2002); Kraft Nabisco Championship (2006).
  7. Name the American superstar who levelled the following comment at a competitor: ‘If you couldn’t putt, you’d be selling hotdogs outside the gallery ropes!’ A: Arnold Palmer (to Billy Casper)
  8. To date, only one golfer has recorded four rounds in the 60s at the Masters. Name that person. A: Cameron Smith (2020)
  9. Joyce Wethered was once acclaimed by Bobby Jones as being the finest golfer of either sex in the world. She later underwent a change of name. What was it? A: Lady Heathcote-Amory
  10. Name the two Australian golfers who have won major championships in the last three years. A: Hannah Green and Minjee Lee
  11. Which club in the north of Scotland has long been the home of the James Braid Society? A: Brora Golf Club
  12. What do Cypress Point, Pasatiempo, the Meadow Club have in common? A: Each designed by Dr Alister Mackenzie; each on the West Coast of America
  13. Name the amateur golfer who almost won the 1960 US Open? A: Jack Nicklaus
  14. Where was Seve Ballesteros born, and in what year? A: Pedrena, Spain (1957)
  15. Seve’s three brothers also turned professional. Name them, from youngest to oldest. A: Vicente; Manuel; Baldomero
  16. How many golf tournaments did Seve win on the European Tour? A: 50
  17. How many major championships has Lydia Ko won? A: 2 (2016 ANA Inspiration; 2015 Evian Championship)
  18. Which year is generally accepted as Ben Hogan’s finest on tour? A: 1953, on the basis of winning 3 major championships (Masters, US Open and Open Championship)
  19. Name the golf clubs/courses on the current Open Championship Rota. A: The Old Course; Muirfield (Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers); Royal St George’s; Royal Liverpool (Hoylake); Royal Troon; Royal Lytham & St Anne’s; Royal Portrush; Carnoustie; Royal Birkdale
  20. Name three famous golf clubs that are no longer on the Open Rota. A: Musselburgh; Royal Cinque Ports (Deal); Turnberry; Princes; Prestwick.
  21. Name the fun-loving Australian professional who was once described by Henry Cotton as having, ‘the best hands in golf!’ Clue: He won the Australian Open on multiple occasions and was the main rival of Norman von Nida. A: Ossie Pickworth
  22. Donald Ross, a transplanted Scot, lived in American for many years and designed over 300 golf courses. Name the single course he continually refined until his passing. Clue: It has many neighbours. A: Pinehurst No. 2
  23. Dr Alister Mackenzie had a profound impact on Australian golf. Brought out by Royal Melbourne in 1926 to design its [now] West Course, how many other Australian/New Zealand golf clubs utilised his services? 19
  24. Who was the first golf professional to amass $100,000 in prizemoney in a single season on the PGA tour? A: Arnold Palmer
  25. Which golf course on the Melbourne Sandbelt was designed in 1949? A: Spring Valley