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The 2008 PGA Grand Slam of Golf field: (from left) Trevor Immelman, Padraig Harrington, Retief Goosen and Jim Furyk. (Photos: Getty Images)

20 Questions with the 2008 PGA Grand Slam of Golf Players

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Ever wonder what Jim Furyk considers the best shot of his career? Or who would be in Padraig Harrington's dream foursome, or when was the last time Trevor Immelman paid a greens fee? How about Retief Goosen's favorite movie? Fret not for we have all those answers and more in this exclusive edition of 20 Questions with the 2008 PGA Grand Slam of Golf Players.

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20 Questions with the 2008 PGA Grand Slam of Golf Players


Trevor Immelman

Padraig Harrington

Retief Goosen

Jim Furyk

1. Favorite course, U.S.?

Augusta National

Augusta National

Augusta National

Olympia Fields Country Club

2. Favorite golf hole, U.S.?

12th hole at Augusta National

Fifth hole at Pebble Beach

12th hole at Augusta National

16th at Cypress Point

3. Favorite course, outside U.S.?

St. Andrews

Royal Port Rush

St. Andrews & Gary Player Country Club at Sun City

Royal Birkdale

4. Favorite golf hole, outside U.S.?

Extreme 19th at Legends Golf Resort, South Africa

12th hole at Royal Port Rush

Ninth hole at Sun City

Eighth hole
at Royal Troon, the Postage Stamp

5. Favorite golf course architect?

Jack Nicklaus

Alister MacKenzie

Jack Nicklaus

A.W. Tillinghast

6. What age were you when you first broke par for 18 holes? What did you shoot and where?

12 years old -- Somerset West Country Club, South Africa

I think I was 15 but I can't remember where, but I know it wasn't my home course!

Around the age of 13 at Pietersburg Golf Club in South Africa

69 at the Gittlin Memorial Tournament at age 15

7. Who would be in your dream foursome, golfers?

Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus

Ben Hogan, Sam Snead and Arnold Palmer

Jack Nicklaus, Gary player and Ben Hogan

Jack Nicklaus, Byron Nelson and my father Mike

8. Who would be in your dream foursome, non-golfers?

Michael Jordan, Bono, Al Pacino

Hugh Hefner, Barack Obama, John McCain

Nelson Mandela, Lance Armstrong, Thabo Mbeki


9. What was the best shot of your career?

2005 -- 16th hole at Augusta (hole-in-one!)

My pitch on the 72nd hole at the Open Championship in Carnoustie (because of the circumstances that led up to this shot)

Second shot on 18th at the 2001 U.S. Open, on Sunday


10. Favorite motivational quote and by whom?

"Learn to love adversity" -- Gary Player

"Be yourself," but I'm not sure who said it

I don't have one


11. If you weren't a professional golfer, what would you be?





12. When was the last time you paid a greens fee?

Five years ago

I've never paid a greens fee

Can't remember

1998 at St. Andrews

13. Favorite male athlete, non-golf?

LeBron James


Lance Armstrong

Byron Nelson

14. Favorite female athlete, non-golf?

Steffi Graf


Steffi Graf

Lisa Leslie

15. Favorite sporting event, non-golf?




NFL Super Bowl

16. Favorite sports team?

South African Springbok Rugby Team

Celtic Football Club

South African Springbok Rugby Team

Pittsburgh Steelers

17. All-time favorite movie?

Peaceful Warrior


The Shawshank Redemption

Animal House

18. Favorite TV show?



and Order

ESPN SportsCenter

19. Favorite musician or group?

Rolling Stones



Hootie & the Blowfish

20. Who/what would you purchase a ticket to watch?

Any live music/sport

Billy Connely (comedian)

Andrea Bocelli

Any sporting event

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