PGA Championship Quiz

Published 1:25 am Monday, July 25, 2016

How well do you know the PGA Championship? Try this quiz:

1. What is the name of the PGA Championship trophy?

a.) Hagen Cup

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b.) Wanamaker Trophy

c.) Ted Bishop Trophy


2. Where was the first PGA Championship played?

a.) Valhalla

b.) PGA National

c.) Siwanoy


3. Which player withdrew that enabled John Daly to get in as the ninth alternate — and win — the 1991 PGA Championship?

a.) Jay Haas

b.) Nick Price

c.) Fuzzy Zoeller


4. Who holds the record for largest margin of victory in the PGA Championship?

a.) Tiger Woods

b.) Jack Nicklaus

c.) Rory McIlroy


5. The oldest player to win a major captured the PGA Championship in the state of Texas. Can you name him?

a.) Byron Nelson

b.) Jerry Barber

c.) Julius Boros


6. On which course did two players shoot 63 in the same PGA Championship?

a.) Valhalla

b.) Riviera

c.) Atlanta Athletic Club


7. Who is the only player to win the PGA Championship twice on the same course?

a.) Tiger Woods

b.) Jack Nicklaus

c.) Walter Hagen


8. Who had the highest score in the final round by a PGA champion?

a.) Vijay Singh

b.) Shaun Micheel

c.) Lanny Wadkins


9. Name the first player to win the PGA Championship in a sudden-death playoff.

a.) Jeff Sluman

b.) Lanny Wadkins

c.) Jack Nicklaus


10. Who was the last player to win the PGA Championship in back-to-back years when it was match play?

a.) Walter Hagen

b.) Gene Sarazen

c.) Denny Shute


11. Who is the only player to win the PGA Championship in three decades.

a.) Jack Nicklaus

b.) Gary Player

c.) Sam Snead


12. Who has the most professional majors without ever having won the PGA Championship?

a.) Bobby Jones

b.) Arnold Palmer

c.) Tom Watson


13. Name the only player to shoot 63 in the final round of the PGA Championship.

a.) Steve Stricker

b.) Brad Faxon

c.) Bruce Crampton


14. This player shot 266 for the second-lowest score in major championship history. It only got him second place in the PGA Championship. Who is it?

a.) Greg Norman

b.) Colin Montgomerie

c.) Phil Mickelson


15. Name the only player to win and lose the PGA Championship in a playoff.

a.) Steve Elkington

b.) Julius Boros

c.) Lanny Wadkins


16. Name the youngest winner of the PGA Championship

a.) Tiger Woods

b.) Rory McIlroy

c.) Gene Sarazen


17. Who won the PGA Championship the first year it switched to stroke play?

a.) Dow Finsterwald

b.) Jay Hebert

c.) Gary Player


18. Dating to 1934, only five players have won the final two majors of the year. Who was the first?

a.) Tiger Woods

b.) Lee Trevino

c.) Ben Hogan



1. b

2. c

3. b

4. c

5. c

6. b

7. a

8. a

9. b

10. c

11. a

12. c

13. b

14. c

15. c

16. c

17. a

18. b

(By the Associated Press)