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Welcome to the fantastic Golf Quiz!

Are you prepared to showcase your understanding of the gentleman’s game and prove that you’re a genuine golf enthusiast?

We’ve crafted challenging questions that will examine your golf proficiency to its core.

Just add up your correct responses and consult our result chart to gauge your overall performance.

So, grab your clubs, wear your finest golf attire, and let’s find out if you can sink a hole-in-one with your golf trivia prowess!

Table of Contents

1. What is the maximum number of clubs allowed in a player’s golf bag during a round?

  • A) 10
  • B) 14
  • C) 18

2. Which golfer is known as the “Golden Bear”?

  • A) Jack Nicklaus
  • B) Tiger Woods
  • C) Arnold Palmer

3. What is the term for completing a hole in two shots under par?

  • A) Eagle
  • B) Birdie
  • C) Albatross

4. In terms of scoring, what does “par” represent?

  • A) The ideal number of strokes a pro would take to complete a hole
  • B) The average number of strokes taken by all golfers to complete a hole
  • C) The number of strokes a hole is designed to be completed in

5. Which country is home to the oldest golf course in the world?

  • A) England
  • B) Scotland
  • C) Ireland

6. Which golf tournament awards the famous “Green Jacket” to its winner?

  • A) U.S. Open
  • B) The Masters
  • C) The Open Championship

7. Which golfer was nicknamed “The King”?

  • A) Arnold Palmer
  • B) Jack Nicklaus
  • C) Sam Snead

8. What does a caddie primarily do in professional golfing?

  • A) Act as a coach
  • B) Carry clubs and offer advice
  • C) Manage the golfer’s schedule

9. What does the golf term “mulligan” mean?

  • A) A practice shot that is replayed without counting as a stroke
  • B) Switching the ball before sinking the putt
  • C) Spinning the ball on the fairway before a stroke

10. What is the term for hitting the ball from the tee into the hole in one stroke?

  • A) Hole-in-one
  • B) Condor
  • C) Double Eagle

11. Who is known as the world’s first golf course architect?

  • A) Donald Ross
  • B) Alister MacKenzie
  • C) Old Tom Morris

12. What is the term for hitting the ball directly from the ground without placing it on a tee or interference with the surface?

  • A) Fairway Shot
  • B) Lie
  • C) Bump and Run

13. Which of these golf clubs has the lowest amount of loft?

  • A) 3 Iron
  • B) 9 Iron
  • C) Sand Wedge

14. How many dimples does a standard golf ball have?

  • A) 198
  • B) 250
  • C) 336

15. What is the term for a golfer’s angle of approach with a golf club?

  • A) Swing Plane
  • B) Attack Angle
  • C) Club path

16. Which golfer won his 15th major championship at the 2019 Masters Tournament, following an 11-year span without a major victory?

  • A) Rory McIlroy
  • B) Phil Mickelson
  • C) Tiger Woods

17. A golfer takes two putts to finish a Par 3 hole. What is this situation called?

  • A) Birdie
  • B) Par
  • C) Bogey

18. Which part of the golf club makes contact with the ball?

  • A) Clubface
  • B) Hosel
  • C) Grip

19. Which course is considered the “Home of Golf” and hosts The Open Championship regularly?

  • A) Augusta National
  • B) Pebble Beach
  • C) St Andrews

20. What is the term used to describe the area where the fairway turns or angles left or right?

  • A) Bunker
  • B) Dogleg
  • C) Apron

21. What is the term used to describe a golfer who primarily plays with their left hand?

  • A) Hooker
  • B) Southpaw
  • C) Slicer

22. What term is used to describe a shorter par 4 or 5 hole where skilled golfers attempt to drive the green in one shot?

  • A) Risk/reward hole
  • B) Chip and run hole
  • C) Reachable hole

23. Which golfer broke the record for most weeks ranked as the World No. 1 golfer?

  • A) Greg Norman
  • B) Nick Faldo
  • C) Tiger Woods

24. Which golfer famously replicated the sword fight scene from the movie “Caddyshack” after winning the 1999 U.S. Open?

  • A) Payne Stewart
  • B) David Duval
  • C) Jim Furyk

25. Which golfer holds the record for the most consecutive cuts made in professional golf tournaments?

  • A) Tiger Woods
  • B) Jack Nicklaus
  • C) Byron Nelson

26. What is the name of the famous three-hole stretch at Augusta National Golf Club?

  • A) Amen Corner
  • B) Hogan’s Alley
  • C) Bear Trap

27. What common golf term is used when a golfer is putting for an Eagle?

  • A) Eagle putt
  • B) Birdie putt
  • C) Golden putt

28. Which major golf championship is played exclusively in the United States?

  • A) The Open Championship
  • B) The Masters
  • C) The PGA Championship

29. Which type of golf club is designed for use on the green?

  • A) Putter
  • B) Iron
  • C) Wood

30. Golf legend Ben Hogan was known for practicing which technique to prevent hooks?

  • A) The draw
  • B) The fade
  • C) The slice

31. What is the term used to describe a competition format where the lowest individual score on each hole is counted toward the team’s total score?

  • A) Foursomes
  • B) Best ball
  • C) Scramble

32. What is the name of the prestigious amateur golf championship named after its founder and first winner, an American businessman?

  • A) U.S. Amateur Championship
  • B) The Walker Cup
  • C) The Havemeyer Trophy

33. Which golfer is famous for popularizing the “flop shot,” a high, soft shot used to stop the ball quickly on the green?

  • A) Phil Mickelson
  • B) Tom Watson
  • C) Seve Ballesteros


# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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Max is a sports enthusiast who loves all kinds of ball and water sports. He founded & runs stand-up-paddling.org (#1 German Paddleboarding Blog), played competitive Badminton and Mini Golf (competed on national level in Germany), started learning ‘real’ Golf and dabbled in dozens of other sports & activities.

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