scottish golf courses quiz

Golf Courses Quiz

A quick "pub quiz" for the 19th hole ! Top up your beer or refill your tea cup and let's see how you score on these 10 questions about Scottish golf courses ! All the answers can be found somewhere on this website !
Answers are given at the end.

1. Which Scottish Open Championship venue is considered to have the most difficult back 9 ? (due to the Northwesterly winds)
Muirfield
Old Course, Troon
Old Course, St Andrews
Carnoustie

2. The oldest set of golf clubs in the world were donated to which golf club ?
Prestwick
Old Course, St Andrews
Musselburgh
Royal Troon

3. Where was the first Open championship played ?
Leith Links
Muirfield
Prestwick
Old Course, St Andrews

4. In 1925, the last Open to be played at Prestwick was won by a player from which country ?
America
Scotland
England
Ireland

5. Which golf course is to host the 2014 Ryder Cup ?
Carnoustie
Muirfield
Gleneagles
Old Course, St Andrews

6. Which Scottish Golf course is to host the 2013 Open Championship ?
Turnberry
Muirfield
Carnoustie
Old Course, St Andrews

7. Which golf course has a hole called The Postage Stamp ?
Old Course, Troon
Turnberry
Carnoustie
Old Course, St Andrews

8. The First "Rules of Golf" were created at this Course ?
Leith Links
Musselburgh
Prestwick
Old Course, St Andrews

9. The first documented mention of golf was when King James II banned ‘ye golf’. What date was this ?
1357
1457
1502
1632

10. Which course is home to the Longest AND the Shortest Holes of any Scottish Open Championship venue ?
Carnoustie
Troon
Turnberry
Old Course, St Andrews

11. Which Scottish Course has hosted more Open Championships than any other ?
Old Course, St Andrews
Royal Troon
Muirfield
Prestwick

12. Where was the first known "International" Golf Match Played ? (Hint : it was a very long time ago !)
Old Course, St Andrews
Royal Troon
Leith Links
Prestwick

13. Which "country" won the first known International Golf Match ?
Was it "Och Aye" for Scotland ?
Or was it "Cheers" for England ?
Was it "To be sure" for Ireland ?
Or was it "In the Hole" for America ?

14. Which golf course's last hole was renamed "Duel in the Sun" after the exciting 1977 Open Championship "duel" between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson ?
Muirfield
Troon
Carnoustie
Turnberry

15. Which golf course has a hole named "Hogan's Alley" after the famous American golfer Ben Hogan who won his one and only British Open championship there ?
Carnoustie
Turnberry
Muirfield
Troon

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How Did You Do ?

Under 50% : Keep playing at your local club !
Above 50% : You should be playing in the Open !