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How many major championships has Jack Nicklaus won during his caeer?
Michael Wilson, Hampstead

THE JUDGE: Since winning the US Amateur title twice (1959-61), Nicklaus has since added these 'major Majors': US Open 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980; US Masters 1963, 1965-6, 1972, 1975, 1986; British Open 1966, 1970, 1978; US PGA 1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980; World Matchplay 1970.

Which golfer has had most victories in the British Open?
Vic Johnstone, Carlisle

THE JUDGE: Harry Vardon, the man who gave the game of golf the 'Vardon Grip', won thetitlesixt imes: 1896, 1898-9, 1903, 1911, 1914.

Has any golfer won the US and British Open titles and US and British amateur titles in the same year?
H.L. Clough, Darlington

THE JUDGE: The legendary Bobby Jones achieved this unique Grand Slam in 1930. The US media labelled it 'The Impregnable Quadrilateral'.

In which tournament did Brian Barnes once record a 15 for a single hole?
Eric Hughes, Wrexham

THE JUDGE: Barnes put his third shot within four feet of the hole on the short, par-three eighth in the French Open at St Cloud in 1968. He finished with a 15 after a nightmare series of snatched putts plus penalty shots for standing astride the line of a putt.

How many holes did Gary Player pull back when he beat Tony Lema in the World Matchplay final?
C. Price, Leicester

THE JUDGE: It was not the final, but Player eliminated Lema after trailing by seven holes with seventeen to play at Wentworth in 1965. He squared the match; at the thirty-sixth and won it at the thirty-seventh. Player beat Peter Thomson in the final.

Who sank the first hole-in-one screened on 'live' television?
Ms Jennifer Forbes, Ascot

THE JUDGE: Tony Jacklin performed the first hole-in-one live on television when he aced at the sixteenth at Royal St George's, Sandwich, on his way to a round of 64 and victory in the 1967 Dunlop Masters. Jacklin was bang on target again in the 1978 German Open when his hole-in-one earned him a Mercedes sports car. Nice one, Tony.