Now You Know Golf

Overview

Everybody seems to be a golfer or at least knows someone who is. The game is one of the worlds most popular sports, and now Doug Lennox, the links pro of Q&A, hits the green with a barrage of golfing trivia on everything from albatrosses and barkies to Vardon grips and zingers. All the titans, male and female, take a swing, including Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Kathy Whitworth, Vijay Singh, Annika Sorenstam, Michelle Wie, and, of course, Tiger Woods.

  • What is the oldest playing golf course in the world?
  • Where was golf invented?
  • How does the term sandbagger connect golf with criminals?
  • What member of British royalty introduced golf to Continental Europe?
  • Who was the first female golfer to compete in a major mens professional match?
  • What type of golf club did astronaut Alan Shepard use on the moon?

About the Author

Doug Lennox

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014

Doug Lennox

Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others.