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Thursday, January 6, 2011

2011 Golf Guide trivia contest winner announced

Congrats are in order for Jeff Folb, who was announced the 2011 Golf Guide trivia contest winner in today's Herald.

Folb answered all the questions correctly.

Here are the questions and corresponding answer:

1. What former Pendleton School student broke through for his/her first major championship in 2010? Paula Creamer

2. How many tournaments did Tiger Woods win on the PGA Tour in 2010? None/Zero

3. Jack Nicklaus visited Manatee County prior to the Masters. How many green jackets has he won? Six

4. What is Tiger Woods' real first name? Eldrick

5. What notable Sarasota High grad and Bradenton resident made his Champions Tour debut in 2010? Paul Azinger

6. Who won the 2010 Ryder Cup held at Celtic Manor in Wales? Europe

7. How many Americans won a men's major in 2010? One

8. What's the name of the mini-tour located in Manatee/Sarasota counties? West Florida Golf Tour

9. Who is the only golfer to win the U.S. Open, British Open, U.S. Amateur and British Amateur in the same year? Bobby Jones

10. What two-time major winner calls Manatee County home? Tony Jacklin

11. Who won this year's Curtis Cup? United States

12. How many more major championships does Tiger Woods need to pass Jack Nicklaus? Five

13. What local course did Nicklaus visit prior to the Masters? The Concession Golf Club

14. What former Bradenton residents won the 2009 and 2010 U.S. Amateur? Byeong-hun An and Peter Uihlein

15. Which course boasts of having the highest point of elevation in Manatee County? Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club

16. Who won the last Champions (then Senior PGA) Tour event at TPC Prestancia? Tom Wargo

17. Lee Westwood took over the No. 1 ranking from Woods this year. How many weeks was Woods at No. 1? 281 weeks in a row

18. All-Star Golf once taped a match between Sam Snead and Bob Rosburg in Manatee County. What current course was it at? Palm Aire Country Club

Bonus 19. An up-and-coming golfer won a national tournament this year. What animal name does he go by? Lion Kim

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