Name These Famous Golfers from an Image in 7 Minutes

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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!

Who is this famous golfer?

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!

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Can you name this famous golfer?

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.

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Surely you know this golfer...

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.

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Can you name her?

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!

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This famous golfer is _____.

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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What is the name of this famous player?

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!

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Recognize this player?

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.

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How about this one?

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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Can you name this famous golfer?

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!

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What is the name of this player?

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?!

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The clock's tickin', who is this?

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!

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Keep moving along, who is this famous golfer?

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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This is ________ of course!

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.

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How about him?

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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The name of this famous golfer is...

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.

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Come on now, who's this?!

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.

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Who is seen here in this photo?

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!

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And this one?

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.

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Her name is _______.

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.

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Amazing golfer... who is she?

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.

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There's no shortage of talent here... or drama!

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.

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Less than 7 minutes to go! Who is she?

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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You've got this one, right?

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.

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Can you name this famous golfer?

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.

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How about this one?

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!

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You MUST know this one!

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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You know her, right?

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.

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Keep it up, who is this?

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.

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Recognize this amazing female player?

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.

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Can you name this golfer?

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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Will you get this one RIGHT?

Mickey Wright dominated the world of golf for several years in the 1960s. She won 82 LGPA events and 91 tournaments worldwide in all!

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Can you ace this one?

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.

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Recognize her?

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.

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What is this golfer's name?

Nancy Marie Lopez became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977. She won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three major championships!

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You're really swinging now! Who is she?

Louise Suggs won 11 women's majors before being one of the founders of the LPGA. She later won 58 LPGA tournaments!

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And him?

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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Name this famous golfer...

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.

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A few more now, who is this famous golfer?

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.

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FORE!!! Who is this?

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!

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Under 7 minutes, did you make it?!

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.

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