Thursday’s quiz

Everyone is invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual selection of Whitestone Cheese.

2 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Teletext says:

    1. Two golfers have won the same major championship 6 times. Who are they and which major was it?

    2. The Grand Slam consists of winning the 4 major events. The Masters, US Open, Open Championship (British Open) and the US PGA. How many players have done this and who are they?

    3. Who has done it the most?

    4. Since WWII a few players have won 3 of the 4 Grand Slam events. Name the most prominent 2?

    5. How many Kiwi golfers have won Major Tournaments?

    6. Which Kiwi has won the most?

  2. Gravedodger says:

    Being the pedant today Teletext you need to head off to the Gulag for some re-education.

    If this was an exam there would be a chorus of complaint.

    1 My guess is Niklaus and Woods
    2 Only Bobby Jones has won a true “slam” of the four majors in one calender year. Nicklaus, Woods, Player Hogan and I think Gene Sarazen have one all four mens majors in a 12 month period over two years
    3 Jack Nicklaus has eighteen “majors”
    4 Sorry Boss What constitutes Prominent? Some consider Woods prominent but among non golfers most regard his ex Wife, Elin Nordegren, a five iron and a damaged BMW as “prominent”. Then again there were many un-named assorted waitresses who never made Prominent.
    5 Three; Charles British open Royal Lytham and St Annes 1963, Campbell US open at Augusta 2005 and Ko times two
    6 Lydia Ko 2 majors, The LPGA has made some changes to its Majors; Canada lost its Du Maurier over Tobacco sponsorship and now the Evian is added in France. They have Five tournaments now regarded as “majors”.

    Have a nice Day old chap I hope the feminazis dont find out where you normally hang out, OTOH they might regard Women playing golf for filthy lucre, traiters to their “cause”.

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