School of Golf: English (Lessons) - Answers

School Of Golf English

1. “The Claret Jug, awarded to the winner of The Open Championship, is one of the most prestigious trophies in golf.” 

Which one of these words is a synonym of “prestigious”?

A. Distinguished
B. Dainty
C. Diligent


2. “They’re/There/Their are over 500 golf courses in Scotland?”

Which of the following is correct in this context?

A. They’re
B. There
C. Their 


3. “The Solheim Cup is a team matchplay competition between Europe and the USA that occurs every two years.” 

Which one of these words represents something that “occurs every two years”

A. Biennial
B. Biannual
C. Duennial


4. “Rory McIlroy won his first major championship at the 2011 US Open.”

Which one of the words in the above sentence is the verb?

A. At
B. First
C. Won


5. “The 2019 Scottish Open ____ won by Austrian golfer Bernd Wiesberger.”

Which one of the following words completes the sentence?

A. Was
B. Be
C. Were


6. “Has Rickie Fowler won a major?” “No, he ________, but he has won five times on the PGA Tour.” 

Which of the following completes the sentence?

A. has
B. hasn’t
C. haven’t


7. “Augusta National is renowned for being in immaculate condition when it stages The Masters every April.”

Which one of the following words is the opposite of “immaculate”?

A. Pristine
B. Damaged
C. Perfect


8. “Four-time major champion Ernie Els is from South Africa and has the nickname ‘The Big Easy’.”

Which of the following is a synonym for “nickname”?

A. Sobriquet
B. Doppelgänger
C. Malaise


9. “The basic ________ of a Stroke Index is to rank the difficulty of the ______ on a golf course.”

Which words complete this sentence?

A. principal, holes
B. principle, holes
C. principle, wholes

10. “Zach Johnson won The Masters in 2007, and The Open in 2015.”

Which of the words in the sentence above is a conjunction?

A. won
B. in
C. and

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