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THE ULTIMATE MASTERS TRIVIA QUIZ

April 07, 1997
April 07, 1997

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April 7, 1997

Faces In The Crowd

THE ULTIMATE MASTERS TRIVIA QUIZ

1 Which green at Augusta National rests atop a Native American
burial ground?

This is an article from the April 7, 1997 issue

2 What was the Masters called when it was first played, in 1934?

3 There have been three double eagles at the Masters. Gene
Sarazen made the first, in 1935 on the 15th hole. Who made the
other two?

4 In what year was the winner first awarded a green jacket?

5 What is Tiger Woods's lowest single-round score in the Masters?

6 Seven players have lost the Masters in five sudden-death
playoffs. Name them.

7 In what year did tournament officials stop adding people to
the waiting list for tickets?

8 How many minutes of advertising are permitted per hour during
the Masters telecasts?

9 How many cabins are on the Augusta National grounds?

10 When was the par-3 course built?

11 How many African-Americans have played in the Masters
tournament?

12 Who has played in the most Masters?

13 In the early years of the tournament, who presented the check
to the winner?

14 When did Augusta National officially open?

15 Jack Nicklaus has won the Masters six times, Arnold Palmer
four. Name the four players who have won three green jackets.

16 In 1930, when Bobby Jones and a group of investors bought the
land on which Augusta National was built, what did local
residents call the 365-acre property?

17 There are 45 bunkers at Augusta National. How many appeared
in the original drawings of the course?

18 On March 22, 1934, the first stroke in Masters history was
played. Who hit it?

19 In what year was the course fenced in?

20 Name the two amateurs who missed winning by a single stroke?

21 When was the tournament first officially called the Masters?

22 What was the score of Bobby Jones's best round in the Masters?

23 Who was the first woman to caddie in the tournament?

24 What player made three 2s in a row during the Masters?

25 When was the tournament first televised?

Answers

1 The 12th

2 The First Annual Augusta National Invitation Tournament

3 Bruce Devlin on the 8th in 1967, and Jeff Maggert on the 13th
in 1994

4 1949

5 Seventy-two

6 Tom Watson and Ed Sneed (1979), Dan Pohl (1982), Seve
Ballesteros and Greg Norman (1987), Scott Hoch (1989) and
Raymond Floyd (1990)

7 1978

8 Four

9 Ten

10 1958

11 Four (Lee Elder, Calvin Peete, Jim Thorpe and Tiger Woods)

12 Sam Snead (44)

13 R.P. Jones, Bobby's father

14 Jan. 12-16, 1933

15 Nick Faldo, Gary Player, Sam Snead and Jimmy Demaret

16 The Fruitlands

17 Thirty-eight

18 Ralph Stonehouse

19 1953

20 Charles Coe and Ken Venturi

21 1938

22 Even-par 72

23 Shelly Green, in 1986

24 Art Wall, in 1974

25 1956

If You Scored...

25-21 Fit for a green jacket.
20-16 Have kept up with the Joneses.
15-11 Favorite sandwich is pimento cheese on white.
10-6 Not ready for the Golf Channel.
5-0 New to the game?

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB MARTIN [Golfer in bunker]COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB MARTIN [Man helping Nick Faldo put on green jacket]COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB MARTIN [Several golfers and spectators around green]B/W PHOTO: UPI/BETTMAN [Bobby Jones playing golf]