How’s Your Hoylake History?

How’s Your Hoylake History?

Take this short quiz to see how much you know about the 2014 British Open at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club, or Hoylake, as it is usually known.

The Royal Liverpool Golf Club, or Hoylake, as it is usually known, began in 1869 as a nine-hole course built on:

  1. Farmland owned by Queen Victoria
  2. The racecourse of the Liverpool Hunt Club
  3. A boarding school for wealthy families from Liverpool

Which of these players did not win the British Open at Hoylake?

  1. John Daly
  2. Walter Hagen
  3. Peter Thomson
  4. Harold Hilton


When Bobby Jones won the British Open at Hoylake, who was the U.S. President?

  1. Herbert Hoover
  2. Franklin Roosevelt
  3. Calvin Coolidge
  4. Warren Harding

When Tiger Woods won the British Open at Hoylake in 2006, how many times did he use his driver?

  1. Zero
  2. Once
  3. Four times
  4. Six times

Roberto De Vicenzo was 44 when he won the 1967 British Open at Hoylake, defeating this man who was 24 at the time. Who was this golfer? Hint: He won the British Open three times in three different decades.

  1. Tom Watson
  2. Sam Snead
  3. Gary Player
  4. Jack Nicklaus

For answers, check this video and this website.


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