Name These Famous Golfers from an Image in 7 Minutes

By: J.P. Naomi

Name These Famous Golfers from an Image in 7 Minutes
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About This Quiz

FOOOOOORE!!!! Calling all golfers! Please dust off those clubs and lace up those shoes, it's time to see how well you know some of the greatest golfers of all time! We're here to find out ... will you sink that hole in one? Or will the crowd's golf clap dwindle away with a resounding, "Awww ..." If you're ready to drive that ball, let's hop in the golf cart and hit the greens!

From Walter Hagen to Tiger Woods, and Betsy King to Juli Inkster, this quiz is fair game when it comes to the best male and female players the sport has ever known! We want to know if you can name each player from just a photo. But that's not all ... we're adding an extra special challenge for you ... can you do it in under seven minutes?! We're uppin' the ante and lowering the par for this course. So let's see if you have what it takes! Do you think you're up for the challenge? 

Because only the biggest fans will ace this quiz. It's time to put that visor on and head out to the tour! Don't forget your sunglasses, too! Best of luck and remember, keep it under seven minutes!

Jack Nicklaus Who is this famous golfer?
Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus is nicknamed The Golden Bear. His golfing career lasted more than 25 years and he won a record 18 career major championships while placing 2nd in 19 others!
Peter Thomson
Byron Nelson
Jim Barnes

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Gary Player Can you name this famous golfer?
Bobby Jones
Mickey Wright
Gary Player
Hailing from South Africa, Gary Player won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades! He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.
Jim Barnes

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Tom Watson Surely you know this golfer...
Bobby Jones
Tom Watson
Thomas Sturges Watson was born on Sept. 4, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a leading golfer in the 1970s and 1980s, winning eight major championships.
J.H. Taylor
Pat Bradley

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Betsy Rawls Can you name her?
Patty Berg
Betsy Rawls
Betsy Rawls started playing golf at age 17. By 1951, she joined the LPGA Tour and went on to win a total of 55 events on the tour, including eight major championships!
Juli Inkster
Sandra Haynie

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Arnold Palmer This famous golfer is _____.
Babe Zaharias
Walter Hagen
Ben Hogan
Arnold Palmer
Nicknamed The King, Arnold Palmer is regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in golf history. Did you know that he won the Masters Tournament four times?

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Karrie Webb What is the name of this famous player?
Sandra Haynie
Karrie Webb
Australian professional golfer Karrie Webb is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She has 41 wins on the LPGA Tour - which is more than any other active player!
Nancy Lopez
Annika Sorenstam

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Gene Sarazen Recognize this player?
Gene Sarazen
Gene Sarazen was one of the world's top golfers in the 1920s and 1930s. He is one of only five players to have won each of the four majors at least once. The others are Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.
J.H. Taylor
Tiger Woods
Se Ri Pak

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Louise Suggs
Nancy Lopez
Joanne Carner
Juli Inkster
At 58 years old, Juli Inkster has played on the LPGA Tour since 1978. She has earned more than $13 million in her career and has 44 professional wins!

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Betsy King Can you name this famous golfer?
Joanne Carner
Kathy Whitworth
Betsy King
Betsy King is an American professional golfer, born in Reading, Pennsylvania. She was a member of the LPGA Tour from 1977 - 2005, winning six major championships and 34 LPGA Tours!
Amy Alcott

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Bobby Jones What is the name of this player?
Vijay Singh
Bobby Jones
Lawyer by day and golfer by leisure - Bobby Jones was the most successful amateur golfer ever to compete at a national and international level. Did you know he co-founded the Masters Tournament?!
Walter Hagen
Tom Morris

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Harry Vardon The clock's tickin', who is this?
Tom Morris
Bobby Locke
Harry Vardon
Born in 1870, Harry Vardon was a member of the Great Triumvirate with John Henry Taylor and James Braid. Vardon won The Open Championship a record six times and also won the 1900 U.S. Open!
Mickey Wright

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Patty Berg Keep moving along, who is this famous golfer?
Annika Sorenstam
Karrie Webb
Betsy Rawls
Patty Berg
Patty Berg was born in 1918 and turned professional in 1940. She was a founding member and leading player of the LPGA Tour during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s!

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Sam Snead This is ________ of course!
Sam Snead
Slammin' Sammy! One of the top golfers in the world for nearly four decades, Sam Snead is remembered for having the perfect swing. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974, and received the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.
Gene Sarazen
Jack Nicklaus
Tiger Woods

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Lee Trevino How about him?
Ben Hogan
Peter Thomson
Jim Barnes
Lee Trevino
Born Lee Buck Trevino in 1939, The Merry Mex is regarded as the greatest Hispanic golfer of all time. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1981.

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Nick Faldo The name of this famous golfer is...
Nick Faldo
Sir Nicholas Alexander Faldo turned professional in 1976. He won the Masters three times, in the years 1989, 1990 and 1996. He also won the Payne Stewart Award in 2014.
Jim Barnes
Gary Player
Bobby Jones

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Seve Ballesteros Come on now, who's this?!
Tiger Woods
Seve Ballesteros
Known simply as "Seve", Seve Ballesteros was a Spanish golfer who turned pro in 1974 and retired in 2007. He won more than 90 international tournaments in his career, including five major championships between 1979 and 1988.
Gene Sarazen
Bobby Locke

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Byron Nelson Who is seen here in this photo?
Byron Nelson
Nicknamed Lord Byron, John Byron Nelson Jr. was an American professional golfer between 1935 and 1946. He is widely considered one of the greatest golfers of his generation, as well as one of the greatest golfers of all time!
Bobby Locke
Phil Mickelson
Jim Barnes

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Peter Thomson And this one?
Peter Thomson
Peter Thomson was born in 1929 in Victoria, Australia. He won the Open Championship five times between 1954 and 1965. He died at the age of 88 in 2018.
Jim Barnes
Lee Trevino
Ben Hogan

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Joanne Carner Her name is _______.
Donna Caponi Byrnes
Joanne Carner
Joanne Carner, now 79 years old, is the only woman to have won the U.S. Girls' Junior, U.S. Women's Amateur, and U.S. Women's Open titles! She was the first person ever to win three different USGA championship events.
Sandra Haynie
Annika Sorenstam

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Se Ri Pak Amazing golfer... who is she?
Kathy Whitworth
Amy Alcott
Se Ri Pak
Hailing from Daejeon, Korea, Se Ri Pak turned pro in 1996, and retired 20 years later in 2016. She played on the LPGA Tour and had 39 professional wins throughout her career.
Betsy Rawls

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Tiger Woods There's no shortage of talent here... or drama!
Tiger Woods
Did you know that Tiger's real name is Eldrick Tont Woods? He is among the most successful golfers of all time with 106 professional wins. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
Babe Zaharias
Tom Morris
Vijay Singh

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Amy Alcott Less than 7 minutes to go! Who is she?
Donna Caponi Byrnes
Nancy Lopez
Louise Suggs
Amy Alcott
Amy Alcott is not just a golfer, but also a golf course designer! She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1975 and won five major championships and 29 LPGA Tour events. She is part of the architectural team which designed the golf course for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro!

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J.H. Taylor You've got this one, right?
Gene Sarazen
J.H. Taylor
John Henry Taylor was an English professional golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf. He is widely considered one of the best golfers of all time. as well as a significant golf course architect.
Jack Nicklaus
Sam Snead

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James Braid Can you name this famous golfer?
James Braid
Born in Fife, Scotland, James Braid was a member of the Great Triumvirate of the sport alongside Harry Vardon and John Henry Taylor. He won The Open Championship five times during his professional career and was also a renowned golf course architect.
Sam Snead
Peter Thomson
Nick Faldo

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Sandra Haynie How about this one?
Amy Alcott
Karrie Webb
Sandra Haynie
Sandra Jane Haynie began golfing on the LPGA Tour starting in 1961. She won four major championships, 42 LPGA Tour career events, and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame!
Betsy Rawls

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Phil Mickelson You MUST know this one!
Bobby Jones
Pat Bradley
Gene Sarazen
Phil Mickelson
Phil "Lefty" Mickelson is one of the most successful golfers of all time. Throughout his career, he has been sponsored by Titleist, Bearing Point, Barclays, and Ford.

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Pat Bradley You know her, right?
Juli Inkster
Kathy Whitworth
Pat Bradley
Born in 1951 in Westford, Massachusetts, Pat Bradley became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1974. During her career, she won 31 tour events, including six major championships. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Karrie Webb

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Bobby Locke Keep it up, who is this?
Bobby Locke
Born in South Africa, Arthur D'Arcy "Bobby" Locke won four Open Championships, nine South African Opens, seven South African PGA Championships and 15 PGA Tour events during his career. He died on March 9, 1987.
Gene Sarazen
Tiger Woods
Phil Mickelson

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Donna Caponi Byrnes Recognize this amazing female player?
Juli Inkster
Donna Caponi Byrnes
Did you know that Donna Caponi Byrnes started playing golf at the age of 5? She learned golf from her father, Harry, and won the Los Angeles Junior title in 1956. She went on to join the LPGA Tour in 1965.
Kathy Whitworth
Nancy Lopez

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Jim Barnes Can you name this golfer?
Bobby Locke
Tom Morris
Walter Hagen
Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes was like many golfers of his era - he worked as a caddie and a club-maker's apprentice while growing up! He turned professional in 1906 and won the U.S. Open, The Open Championship and the PGA Championship during his career.

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Mickey Wright Will you get this one RIGHT?
Mickey Wright
Mickey Wright dominated the world of golf for several years in the 1960s. She won 82 LGPA events and 91 tournaments worldwide in all!
Pat Bradley
Betsy Rawls
Annika Sorenstam

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Arnold Palmer
Vijay Singh
Vijay Singh hails from Fiji! Now a resident of Florida, Singh was ranked Number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005. He is currently a member of the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions.
Gary Player
Gene Sarazen

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Kathy Whitworth Recognize her?
Joanne Carner
Karrie Webb
Kathy Whitworth
Throughout her playing career, Kathy Whitworth won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments, more than anyone else has won on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA Tour! In 1981, she became the first woman to reach career earnings of $1 million on the LPGA Tour.
Louise Suggs

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Nancy Lopez What is this golfer's name?
Nancy Lopez
Nancy Marie Lopez became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977. She won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three major championships!
Patty Berg
Joanne Carner
Kathy Whitworth

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Louise Suggs You're really swinging now! Who is she?
Kathy Whitworth
Sandra Haynie
Louise Suggs
Louise Suggs won 11 women's majors before being one of the founders of the LPGA. She later won 58 LPGA tournaments!
Betsy Rawls

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Byron Nelson
Tom Watson
Lee Trevino
Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen, nicknamed Sir Walter or The Haig, is regarded as one of the best professional golfers of all time. His tally of 11 professional majors is third behind Jack Nicklaus (18) and Tiger Woods (14)!

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Annika Sorenstam Name this famous golfer...
Annika Sorenstam
Annika Sorenstam is one of the top five women golfers of all time. With 10 major championships, 72 LPGA victories and 93 worldwide events, she is very well known in the world of professional golf.
Amy Alcott
Donna Caponi Byrnes
Juli Inkster

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Babe Zaharias A few more now, who is this famous golfer?
Pat Bradley
Babe Zaharias
Did you know that Babe Zaharias was the first woman to play in a men's professional event, the LA Open in 1945?! She shot 76-81 to make the two-day cut, but unfortunately fell short of the three-day cut.
Betsy Rawls
Nancy Lopez

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Ben Hogan FORE!!! Who is this?
Ben Hogan
Did you know that Hogan was responsible for setting new scoring standards at many events including The US Open and The Masters? His records were later broken by Jack Nicklaus and then Tiger Woods!
Sam Snead
James Braid
Tiger Woods

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Tom Morris Under 7 minutes, did you make it?!
Harry Vardon
Vijay Singh
Tom Morris
Some call him Old Tom Morris! He was born in St. Andrews, Fife, the home of golf! His son, young Tom Morris, was also a successful and well-known golfer of the 1800s.
Tiger Woods

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