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Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?

The US PGA championship had been scheduled to start today. What’s your knowledge of former major champions like?

THE 2020 PGA Championship was scheduled to tee off today at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco before it became the latest sporting event to be postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

But what’s your knowledge of past Major winners like, can you recognise these champions?

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To start with, can you name the 2019 US Open champion pictured here?
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Brooks Koepka
Xander Schauffele

Patrick Cantlay
Gary Woodland
Who is this winner of the 2010 PGA Championship and 2014 US Open?
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Henrik Stenson
Martin Kaymer

Bubba Watson
Zach Johnson
Name this winner of The Open in 2009, who defeated Tom Watson in the play-off?
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Stewart Cink
Lucas Glover

Phil Mickelson
Webb Simpson
Any idea who this player is that won the 2005 US Open?
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Michael Campbell
Vijay Singh

Jason Day
Geoff Ogilvy
Do you know who this golfer is that won two Majors in 1998?
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Tom Lehman
Davis Love III

Mark O'Meara
Justin Leonard
Who is this South Africa golfer that celebrated glory at the 2008 Masters?
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Louis Oosthuizen
Charl Schwartzel

Retief Goosen
Trevor Immelman
Name this player that became a Major winner in 2016?
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Jimmy Walker
Danny Willett

Jason Dufner
Patrick Reed
Do you know this player that triumphed in The Open in 1999?
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Colin Montgomerie
David Duval

Jean Van De Velde
Paul Lawrie
Can you name this player presented with the green jacket by Tiger Woods in 2003?
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Mike Weir
Shaun Micheel

Ben Curtis
Jim Furyk
Finally who is this two-time Major winner?
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Ernie Els
Jose Maria Olazabal

Angel Cabrera
Adam Scott
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Gold
Top of the pile, you really were paying attention.
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You scored out of !
Silver
Not too bad at all. If you'd paid a little more attention you could have won the gold.
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You scored out of !
Bronze
The questions just didn't suit you this time.
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You scored out of !
Wooden Spoon
Well now. There's not much we can say about that. Do you even like golf?
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