U.S. Open: Trivial Pursuit

Posted: June 13, 2007

1. Who led last year, at Winged Foot, after the first round?

2. Five were tied for second, one back, after 18 holes. Name as many as possible. Hint: Two of them almost won.

3. Who was in front after the second round?

4. And who were the co-leaders after 54 holes?

5. In 1973, Johnny Miller shot 63 in the final round to win the Open at Oakmont. Which other three players have shot 63 in an Open?

6. Name the only player who has finished in the top 15 in the last two Opens.

7. Only two players managed to card a 68 last June. Each did it in the second round. Name them. Hint: Both tied for 16th.

8. In the 1994 Open at Oakmont, which player finished one stroke out of the playoff? Hint: He'd already won this major.

9. In '94, one player shot a 64, in the third round. Who was it?

10. Three others carded 65s that year, all in the second round. Name them.

Double Jeopardy: In the 1978 PGA at Oakmont, three players carded 66s. Name them.

Final Jeopardy: Before Miller shot his 63, three men had shot 64s in an Open. Name them.

Answer Man

1. Colin Montgomerie, at 1-under-par 69.

1. Colin Montgomerie, at 1-under-par 69.

2. Jim Furyk, Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker, Miguel Angel Jiminez and David Howell.

3. Stricker, at 1-under 139.

4. Mickelson and that Kenneth Ferrie, at 2-over 212.

5. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, in the first round at Baltusrol in 1980, and Vijay Singh, in the second round at Olympia Fields in 2003.

6. Again, Mr. Singh, who tied for sixth each of the last two years.

7. David Duval and Aaron Oberholser.

8. Curtis Strange, your 1988 and '89 winner, who shot four straight 70s.

9. Loren Roberts.

10. Colin Montgomerie, John Cook and David Edwards.

DJ. Dr. Gil Morgan and Jerry Pate (in the third round) and John Mahaffey (fourth).

FJ. Lee Mackey Jr. (first round, 1950), Tommy Jacobs (1964, second round) and Rives McBee (1966, also second round).

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