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HOYLAKE, England (AP) — How well do you know British Open history? Try this quiz:

1. Of the nine links courses on the current rotation, which is the course that Jack Nicklaus only played once?

a.) Turnberry

b.) Carnoustie

c.) Royal Liverpool


2. Who is the youngest British Open champion?

a.) Young Tom Morris

b.) Willie Park Jr.

c.) Ted Ray


3. On what course were the first 12 championships played?

a.) Prestwick

b.) St. Andrews

c.) Musselburgh


4. The 16th hole of the first round is the only time Tiger Woods hit driver when he won at Royal Liverpool in 2006. Where did it go?

a.) The 16th fairway

b.) The 17th fairway

c.) The ball was never found


5. Who is the oldest British Open champion?

a.) Old Tom Morris

b.) Willie Park Sr.

c.) Roberto De Vicenzo


6. Eight players have shot 63 in the British Open. Only one of them went on to win. Name him.

a.) Tom Watson

b.) Nick Faldo

c.) Greg Norman


7. Who was the last player to win the British Open in his first appearance?

a.) Ben Curtis

b.) Tom Watson

c.) John Daly


8. Who was the last amateur to win the British Open?

a.) Harold Hilton

b.) Bobby Jones

c.) Dai Rees


9. Which links course in England was the first to host the British Open?

a.) Royal Liverpool

b.) Royal Lytham & St. Annes

c.) Royal St. George's

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