Open Championship 2019 Quiz: Test your smarts on golf's biggest event of the year

Question 1 of 10

Royal Portrush is the venue for this year's Open Championship. In which Northern Ireland county is it located?

Question 2 of 10

It's been 68 years since the Open was last played in Northern Ireland but who is the last golfer from that nation to lift the Claret Jug?

Question 3 of 10

Royal Portrush is no stranger to big-tournament golf having staged the Irish Open in 2012. Who won the event?

Question 4 of 10

In a break in tradition, St Andrews will host the 2021 Open Championship, which will be six years since it last hosted it instead of the usual five. Why?

Question 5 of 10

Since the turn of the century which two golfers finished first and second in the same Open Championship before swapping those positions in a later Open?

Question 6 of 10

Jean van de Velde famously endured the greatest final-hole collapse in an Open. What score did he shoot on the 72nd hole in 1999?

Question 7 of 10

Adam Scott finished with four bogies in a row to lose the 2012 Open to Ernie Els. What was the lowest price Scott was matched at in-running?

Question 8 of 10

Who will be the oldest 'past Open champion' competing in this year's tournament?

Question 9 of 10

What is awarded to the golfer who finishes runner-up at an Open Championship?

Question 10 of 10

The winner of this week's Open will receive £1,440,000. How much did Max Faulkner receive when winning at Royal Portrush in 1951?

The fourth and final major of the season is already upon us and you can get into the 'swing' of the Open Championship by testing your knowledge on our quiz all about the greatest links test in the world...

Can you Play Smart on one of the biggest events in golf? The Open Championship commences at Royal Portrush on Thursday and there's no better way to get yourself immersed in the thrills and spills of the tournament by playing our quiz.

There are 10, multiple choice questions for you to answer from our resident quiz guru Mike Norman. There's no time restrictions so think carefully about your answers. And no cheating!

Don't forget to share your score on Twitter at the end, if your score is worth bragging about...

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