April 01, 2016

How well do you know the history of the Masters? Try this quiz:

FRONT NINE (3 points each)

1. Who has won the most Masters?

a.) Tiger Woods

b.) Jack Nicklaus

c.) Arnold Palmer


2. Name the first left-handed player to win the Masters.

a.) Phil Mickelson

b.) Bob Charles

c.) Mike Weir


3. Gene Sarazen's ''shot heard 'round the world'' occurred on what hole in 1935?

a.) No. 13.

b.) No. 15

c.) No. 18


4. What previously was located on the land that is now Augusta National Golf Club?

a.) Church of the Most Holy Trinity

b.) Fruitland Nurseries

c.) Waffle House


5. Who was the only player to complete the career Grand Slam at the Masters?

a.) Gene Sarazen

b.) Ben Hogan

c.) Gary Player


6. Name the first foreign-born player to win the Masters.

a.) Seve Ballesteros

b.) Herman Keiser

c.) Gary Player


7. Who lost the largest 54-hole lead in Masters history?

a.) Greg Norman.

b.) Tom Kite.

c.) Ken Venturi.


8. What was the name of the first tournament held at Augusta National?

a.) Bobby Jones Invitational

b.) Azalea Classic

c.) Augusta National Invitation Tournament


9. Who is the oldest Masters champion?

a.) Jack Nicklaus

b.) Raymond Floyd

c.) Angel Cabrera


BACK NINE (5 points each)

10. Who won the first Masters?

a.) Bobby Jones

b.) Horton Smith

c.) Gene Sarazen


11. Name the player who finished runner-up the most times without ever winning.

a.) Greg Norman

b.) Tom Weiskopf

c.) Ken Venturi


12. Who won the first sudden-death playoff at the Masters?

a.) Nick Faldo

b.) Fuzzy Zoeller

c.) Larry Mize


13. What did Tiger Woods shoot on the opening nine holes of the Masters in 1997 when he set the scoring record of 270?

a.) 40

b.) 30

c.) 36


14. Which multiple winner of the Masters has never had the lead going into the final round?

a.) Arnold Palmer

b.) Phil Mickelson

c.) Nick Faldo


15. Who had the lowest final round to win the Masters?

a.) Gary Player

b.) Jack Nicklaus

c.) Charl Schwartzel


16. Who was the only player to lose twice in a playoff at the Masters?

a.) Ben Hogan

b.) Seve Ballesteros

c.) Chris DiMarco


17. Name the first player to shoot a 63 at Augusta National.

a.) Nick Price

b.) Johnny Miller

c.) Greg Norman


18. Which amateur had the 54-hole lead and shot 80 in the final round?

a.) Greg Norman

b.) Ken Venturi

c.) Frank Stranahan


19th HOLE (10-point bonus)

Which of these former British Open champions has never broken par in any round at the Masters?

a.) John Daly

b.) Bobby Jones

c.) Ben Curtis



1. b (Jack Nicklaus)

2. c (Mike Weir)

3. b (15th hole)

4. b (Fruitland Nurseries)

5. a (Gene Sarazen)

6. c (Gary Player)

7. a (Greg Norman)

8. c (Augusta National Invitation Tournament)

9. a (Jack Nicklaus)

10. b (Horton Smith)

11. b (Tom Weiskopf)

12. b (Fuzzy Zoeller)

13. a (40)

14. c (Nick Faldo)

15. a (Gary Player)

16. a (Ben Hogan)

17. a (Nick Price)

18. b (Ken Venturi)

19. b (Bobby Jones)

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