Golf by LuskT

Champion(s):

RoseM
De docta ignorantia


Runner(s)-Up:

ReeseC
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.


Quiz Description

Twelve questions with a golf-related theme. One of my rejected LL 1DS proposals.

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Questions:

Edith Cummings, "The Fairway Flapper," is rumored to be the inspiration for which character in The Great Gatsby?

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Jordan Baker

A one-hole, par 3 "golf" course at Camp Bonifas is considered the most dangerous course in the world, due to its location adjacent to what area created in 1953? The "course" is surrounded by mine fields, and there are reports that at least one errant shot detonated a mine - qualifying it as an "unplayable lie" under USGA Rule 28.

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(Korean) Demilitarized Zone

An obsolete name for a type of chipping club, a "jigger" also describes a tool associated with what other profession?

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Bartending

The area in the front left of the 18th hole at the Old Course at St. Andrews is known by what three-word nickname that might be mistaken for a location in the Bible?

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Valley of Sin

Which actor and nemesis to a particular unorthodox golfer is seen here? (Actor please - not character)

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Christopher McDonald

In which national park would you find this tee marker?

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Kruger National Park

The World War I-era M-Gerät 14 howitzer lends its alliterative nickname to several lines of golf clubs produced by which manufacturer? In 2015 it ranked only behind TaylorMade-adidas Golf in terms of revenues from golf equipment and apparel. (edited at 11:01 pm, September 18, 2016 (EDT))

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Callaway

Name the character playing - as he pronouned it - "minister golf" in this image.

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Plucky Duck

Prattville, Gadsden, Opelika, Dothan, and Greenville are among the eleven cities in Alabama that include golf courses designed by whom?

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Robert Trent Jones, Sr.

When he won the Masters at an age of 46 years, 2 months and 23 days in 1986, Jack Nicklaus was only the third-oldest winner of a major championship. In fact, a total of five golfers (including Nicklaus) have won majors while over the age of 45. Name any one of the other four.

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Julius Boros, Old Tom Morris, Jerry Barber, Hale Irwin

The collision between the golf club and the ball is not perfectly elastic - that is, the transfer of momentum and kinetic energy is less than 100 percent. What term is used to describe the fraction of the kinetic energy that remains for the objects to rebound after the collision, where the rest is lost as heat or work performed to deform the objects?

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(Coefficient of) Restitution

Which shock rocker with a single-digit handicap produced a 2007 autobiography subtitled A Rock 'n' Roller's 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict?

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Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier)

Prepare a drink with a 50/50 mix of lemonade and iced tea, and you have an Arnold Palmer. Add vodka and you produce a cocktail named after what other golfer?

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John Daly

Identify both men riding in this golf cart.

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Lyndon B. Johnson, Dwight D. Eisenhower

This statue honors the victory pose - and "traditional" attire - of which golfer after his win at the 1999 U.S. Open?

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Payne Stewart