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A patron wears a hat adorned with past Masters badges (ROBERT GALBRAITH)
A patron wears a hat adorned with past Masters badges (ROBERT GALBRAITH)

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(Answers can be found below the last question)

1. Who was the first international player to win the green jacket?

a.) Gary Player b.) Herman Keiser c.) Henry Picard



2. Who was the only player to complete the career Grand Slam by winning the Masters?

a.) Gary Player b.) Ben Hogan c.) Gene Sarazen



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

a.) Nick Price b.) Johnny Miller c.) Greg Norman



4. What distinguishes the 14th hole from the others at Augusta National?

a.) It's the only hole where Jack Nicklaus never made a birdie. b.) It's the only hole without bunkers. c.) It's the only hole not named after a flower.



5. Who played in the final group with Tiger Woods when he won the Masters by 12 shots?

a.) Paul Stankowski b.) Tom Kite c.) Costantino Rocca



6. Since World War II, which player is missing only a Masters title for the career Grand Slam?

a.) Johnny Miller b.) Tommy Armour c.) Lee Trevino



7. Who has the largest final-round comeback in Masters history?

a.) Nick Faldo b.) Jack Burke Jr. c.) Gene Sarazen



8. Who was the highest-ranked player to win the Masters?

a.) Mike Weir b.) Jack Nicklaus c.) Angel Cabrera



9. Who played in the most Masters before finally winning?

a.) Mark O'Meara b.) Vijay Singh c.) Tommy Aaron



10. Name the player with the lowest final round to win the Masters.

a.) Jack Nicklaus b.) Gary Player c.) Charl Schwartzel



11. Jack Nicklaus shot 30 on the back nine to win the 1986 Masters. On which hole did he make his only bogey?

a.) No. 12 b.) No. 15 c.) No. 18



12. Of players who have completed in at least 10 Masters, who has the lowest scoring average?

a.) Tiger Woods b.) Phil Mickelson c.) Fred Couples



13. Name the only player to make birdie on the 12th hole all four rounds at the Masters.

a.) Scott Verplank b.) Jimmy Demaret c.) David Toms



14. Which player has missed the cut the most times at the Masters?

a.) Arnold Palmer b.) Charles Coody c.) Doug Ford



15. Which player finished runner-up at the Masters the most times without ever winning?

a.) Greg Norman b.) Tom Weiskopf c.) Johnny Miller



16. Name the first player to win the Masters as No. 1 in the world ranking?

a.) Tiger Woods b.) Nick Faldo c.) Ian Woosnam



17. Name the only multiple Masters champion to have never had the lead going into the final round.

a.) Nick Faldo b.) Gary Player c.) Arnold Palmer



18. Name the only player to lose twice in a playoff at the Masters.

a.) Greg Norman b.) Ben Hogan c.) Craig Wood



19. Who is the only Masters champion to start the final round outside of the top 10?

a.) Larry Mize b.) Art Wall c.) Arnold Palmer



QUIZ ANSWERS

1. Who was the first international player to win the green jacket? a) Gary Player became the first international player to win the Green Jacket with his victory in 1961, which he said showed American audiences that international players were a force to be reckoned with

2. Who was the only player to complete the career Grand Slam by winning the Masters? c) Gene Sarazan was the first to complete the career Grand Slam - winning all four of the major championships at least once in their career - with his victory at the 1935 Masters

3. Name the first player to shoot a 63 at Augusta National. a) Nick Price in the third round of the 1986 Masters. He is only one of two players to shoot 63 at Augusta National (Greg Norman being the other in 1996)

4. What distinguishes the 14th hole from the others at Augusta National? b) Chinese Fir as it’s known is the only hole on the golf course which does not have a bunker. A bunker on the right side of the fairway landing area was removed back in 1952.

5. Who played in the final group with Tiger Woods when he won the Masters by 12 shots? c) Constantino Rocca was nine strokes behind playing partner Woods on the final day of the 1997 tournament.

6. Since World War II, which player is missing only a Masters title for the career Grand Slam? c) Lee Trevino, who won six majors in his career, once called Augusta “a stupid course” and even boycotted the 1970 and 1971 tournaments, saying he felt uncomfortable in the stodgy Masters atmosphere. His best finish at the Masters was 10th in 1975.

7. Who has the largest final-round comeback in Masters history? b) Jack Burke Jr., came from eight strokes back in the final round, shooting 71 in heavy winds, to defeat amateur Ken Venturi, who shot a final round 80.

8. Who was the highest-ranked player to win the Masters? c) Angel Cabrera, affectionately known as “El Pato”, entered the 2009 tournament ranked 69th in the world and defeated Chad Campbell and Kenny Perry in a playoff to become the first Argentine to win the Masters.

9. Who played in the most Masters before finally winning? a) Mark O’Meara won the 1998 Masters in his 15th try at Augusta National. The win also broke the 41-year-old’s streak of 56 straight major championships without a victory.

10. Name the player with the lowest final round to win the Masters. b) Gary Player rallied from seven shots back to shoot 64 on the final day of the 1978 Masters - his last of three Masters titles

11. Jack Nicklaus shot 30 on the back nine to win the 1986 Masters. On which hole did he make his only bogey? a)-Jack Nicklaus three-putted the par-3 fourth hole for bogey on the final day of his 1986 Masters win - the only time all week he did not score par or better on that hole.

12. Of players who have completed in at least 10 Masters, who has the lowest scoring average? a) Tiger Woods has the lowest scoring average at Augusta of any player in the last 15 Masters, 70.64.

13. Name the only player to make birdie on the 12th hole all four rounds at the Masters. a) Scott Verplank earned a spot in the Masters record book in 2003 as the only player to make birdie all four rounds at the par-3 12th, known as the shortest and toughest hole at Augusta

14. Which player has missed the cut the most times at the Masters? c) Doug Ford, who won the 1957 Masters, missed the cut at Augusta 22 times in his career

15. Which player finished runner-up at the Masters the most times without ever winning? b) Tom Weiskopf has four runner up finishes at Augusta - 1969, 1972, 1974, 1975

16. Name the first player to win the Masters as No. 1 in the world ranking? c) In 1991 Ian Woosnam took over as world number one without having won a major but went on to win the Masters later that year for his one and only major title.

17. Name the only multiple Masters champion to have never had the lead going into the final round. a) Nick Faldo was five shots back in 1989 before winning his first title in a playoff over Scott Hoch; in 1990, he was three strokes back before winning his second title in yet another playoff; in 1996 he trailed Greg Norman by six strokes entering the final round before the Australian suffered one of the greatest collapses in tournament history to lose by five strokes - an 11 shot swing.

18. Name the only player to lose twice in a playoff at the Masters. b) Ben Hogan shot a final round 70 in 1942 to force an 18 hole playoff against Byron Nelson which he lost by one stroke; In 1954, Hogan led by three on the final day only to be caught by Sam Snead who would go on to win by a single stroke in an 18-hole playoff

19. Who is the only Masters champion to start the final round outside of the top 10? b) Art Wall shot a final round of 66 which included birdies on five of the last six holes, passing 12 players in the process on the way to winning the Masters by one stroke

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