A Bit of Festive Golfing Fun – The Gorilla Golf Quiz

Fancy yourself as a bit of a golfing know it all? Well why not put it to the test with the Gorilla Golf Quiz, a mix of fiendish questions to test your golfing knowledge to the full!

We’ll provide the answers to the questions in a post update in January, so you have plenty of time to see if you can answer as many of the questions below as you can!

Why not let us know what you think in some of the comments below!

Good luck and have a happy New Year!


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Round 1: Golf Trivia

We’ll start you nice and easily with ten relatively simple questions about everything golf related, how many can you get right?

1. On which Scottish links course would you find the famous “Postage Stamp” hole?

A. The Old Course         B. Carnoustie    C. Muirfield                   D. Royal Troon

2. Camillo Villegas hails from which country?

A. Mexico                     B. Argentina      C. Colombia                  D. Venezuela

3. Which American player bogeyed the last two holes of the 1987 British Open to hand Nick Faldo his first British Open victory?

A. Paul Azinger             B. Tom Kite       C. Lanny Wadkins         D. Steve Pate

4. Rory McIlroy first appeared on Irish television as a fresh-faced youngster, showcasing his golf skills by chipping balls into…what?

A. A shopping bag        B. A basket       C. A Washing Machine  D. His Fathers Cap

5. On which hole at Augusta is the “Eisenhower Tree” named after the President who famously hit the tree so often while a member at the club?

A. 15th                           B. 16th               C. 17th                           D 18th

6. From which country did 12 of the first 16 winners of the US Open hail?

A. The United States      B. Canada         C. England                    D. Scotland

7.  Which Female Golfer won three of the five Majors in the LPGA calendar in 2013?

A. Inbee Park                B. Stacy Lewis C. Yani Tseng               D. Suzann Pettersen

8. Which player holds the record for the most consecutive cuts made on the European Tour (from the 2000 Johnnie Walker Classic to the 2007 Johnnie Walker classic), a total of 82 tournaments where he made the cut in every European Tour event he played in?

A. Colin Montgomerie    B. Ernie Els       C. Luke Donald             D. Sergio Garcia

9. Which player is the youngest player to win a European Tour event?

A. Matteo Mannasero    B. Nick Faldo    C. Seve Ballesteros       D. Paul Way

10. Which actor has it written into his movie contract that he is allowed time off for two rounds of golf per week when filming his latest blockbuster?

A. Kevin Costner           B. Bill Murray    C. Leonardo Di Caprio   D. Samuel L. Jackson



Round 2: Golfing Anagrams

Ten anagrams below when rearranged spell out the name of a famous golfer from across the ages, can you get all ten?














Round 3: Golfing Quotations

Who said the following famous quotation about golf? We’ve given you a choice of three names to help you!

1. “Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small, white ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose”

A. Henry Cotton                        B. Prince Albert             C. Winston Churchil

2.”I have a tip that can take five strokes of anybody’s game: It’s called an eraser.”

A. Arnold Palmer           B. Jack Nicklaus           C. Gary Player

3. “If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.”

A. John Daly                 B. Seve Ballesteros       C. Lee Trevino

4. “I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators”

A. Gerald Ford              B. Barack Obama          C. Dwight Eisenhower

5. “If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they’d starve to death.”

A. Henry Cotton                        B. Sam Snead               C. Billy Jones

6. “I think I fail a bit less than everyone else.”

A. Tiger Woods             B. Jack Nicklaus           C. Arnold Palmer

7.”If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.”

A. Dean Martin              B. Frank Sinatra            C. Bob Hope

8. “Golf combines two favourite American pastimes – taking long walks and hitting things with a stick”

A. P.J. O’Rourke           B. Bill Murray                C. Bill Cosby

9. “The more I practice, the luckier I get.”

A. Sam Snead               B. Gary Player               C. Jack Nicklaus

10. “Forget your opponents, always play against par”

A.  Tom Watson               B. Arnold Palmer           C. Sam Snead


Good luck!


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