(Answer) Who was the first player to win the US Open and British Open in the same year?

Quiz Question: Who was the first player to win the US Open and British Open in the same year?

The given options are:

  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Arnold Palmer
  • Bobby Jones

Correct Answer: Bobby Jones

Info: Amateur Bobby Jones won the first of his three Claret Jugs in 1926 at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. Two weeks later, Jones won the second of his four US Opens at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, and Tiger Woods are the only other players to triumph in both events in the same year.

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