Tee Off For a Round of Golf Trivia!

Tee Off For a Round of Golf Trivia!

Fore! From the sight of a sprawling green fairway to the sound of a putt draining in the hole, the game of golf is filled with precision and beauty (when it’s played well, at least!) Originating centuries ago, golf has become one of the most popular sports and pastimes across the globe — but how well do you know the history and details of the game? From woods to wedges and The Masters to mulligans, see if your knowledge is up to par by teeing off for a fun round of golf trivia!

Which of these types of wood was NOT commonly used to make early golf clubs?

Which of these is NOT a standard type of golf club?

Where was the first U.S. Open held?

Which major golf tournament awards a green jacket to the champion?

Which country has the highest number of golf courses?

When did golf return to the Olympics in the 21st century?

What is the most significant difference between irons or wedges of the same type?

Where does the name "golf" originate from?

Which hole is the shortest par 3 on a major course?

Where is the oldest golf course in the world?

What does the term "mulligan" mean in golf?

Where is the term "birdie" thought to originate from?

Which hole is the longest par 5 on a major course?

Which of these is typically the most lofted type of wedge?

What is the rarest shot in golf?

What is the standard diameter of the hole or cup on a golf green?

What number is traditionally par on a championship course?

Which of these majors is the original golf tournament?

How many golf clubs are golfers allowed to have in their bag?

What is the nickname for a hole with a fairway turn that obscures the green?

What were golf balls originally stuffed with?

Which course features the infamous "Island Green" hole?

What is the PGA Championship Trophy called?

How many dimples are there on a standard American golf ball?

What is the collective nickname for the 11th, 12th, and 13th holes at Augusta National?

In addition to winning the trophy, what do U.S. Open champions also receive?

Why do golfers shout "fore" to warn of a flying ball?

In which American state is The Masters tournament held?

Tee Off For a Round of Golf Trivia!

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