PGA weekly newsletter trivia answers


Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 11:16 a.m.

Here are the answers to the trivia questions on's weekly newsletter.

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August 16, 2018

Q: Brooks Koepka became the fifth golfer in history to win the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in the same year. Who was the first?

A: Gene Sarazen won both the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship in 1922.

August 2, 2018

Q: Who is the youngest PGA Champion?

A: Gene Sarazen was only 22 years, 5 months and 22 days old when he won the 1922 PGA Championship. Read more here.

July 26, 2018

Q: How many players have won The Open and PGA Championship in the same year?
A: 5 (Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods — twice, Padraig Harrington, Nick Price, Walter Hagen) See more here

July 19, 2018

Q: Who are the 3 active players one win away from the career grand slam?
A: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson are all one away from completing the career grand slam. Read about it all here

July 12, 2018

Q: Which major championship, on average, has the oldest winners?
A: The PGA Championship has the oldest average champion, though not by much. The PGA Championship winner, on average, is 32 years and 316 days old. The other three majors' winners are also 32 years old, but with fewer days. Read about all the averages here.

July 5, 2018

Q: Who is the only male to win an LPGA Tour event?
A: Sam Snead won the Royal Poinciana Plaza Invitational in 1962. Read all about that unique win here.