Pop Quiz
June 26, 2019

Can you tell these fake PGA Tour tournament names from their real-life counterparts?

Waste Management Phoenix Open - Round One

Waste Management Phoenix Open - Round One

during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 4, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Photo by: Scott Halleran

Scott Halleran

Rejoice, golf fans of earth. After months of finger nail-shredding anticipation, it is finally time for the first-ever Rocket Mortgage Classic, yet another iconic installment in the long, proud history of ridiculous PGA Tour tourney names. Next to college football bowl season and the [checks notes] Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, there's no greater collision of unabashed branding and linguistic gymnastics in all of sports and to celebrate the birth of this new modern classic, we assembled nine real PGA Tournament names from over the years with nine we totally made up on the spot. Think you can spot the difference? Go on and hit us with your best shot.

ANSWER KEY AT BOTTOM (DO NOT CHEAT, WE WILL FIND OUT AND WE WILL PUBLICLY SHAME YOU

1. CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges

2. A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier

3. Chili’s #WhereBusinessHappens Matchplay

4. PODS Championship

5. Los Hermanos Albuquerque Cup

6. Wilfred Brimley Diabetes Awareness Shootout

7. Canon Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open

8. Cadillac Eldorado Las Vegas Open Hosted By Dean Martin's Nephew Jeff

The Caddy

The Caddy

The Caddy, poster, from left: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Donna Reed, Barbara Bates, 1953. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Photo by: LMPC

LMPC

9. Booz Allen Classic

10. Windows 2000 Open

11. Kruger Industrial Smoothing Human Fund Invitational

12. Kaiser International Open Invitational

14. K-Mart Greater Greensboro Open

Major Retailers Begin Black Friday Sales Thanksgiving Night

Major Retailers Begin Black Friday Sales Thanksgiving Night

GRIFFITH, IN - NOVEMBER 22: Shoppers wait for a Kmart to open on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. City. Many stores got a head start on the traditional Black Friday sales by opening on Thanksgiving. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Photo by: Tasos Katopodis

Tasos Katopodis

14. Greg Norman’s Shark Tank Par 3 Classic

15. Humana Challenge in Partnership With the Clinton Foundation

16. Ronco Showtime Rotisserie Set It and Forget It Pro-Am

17. National Car Rental Classic at Walt Disney World Resort

18. CinnaBon Jovi Celebrity Challenge

PGA TOUR - AT&T National - Preview Day 3

PGA TOUR - AT&T National - Preview Day 3

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA - JUNE 30: Tiger Woods (L) and Singer-songwriter Jon Bon Jovi attend the opening ceremony guest during the opening ceremonies for the AT&T National at Aronimink Golf Club on June 30, 2010 in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)

Photo by: Stan Badz

Stan Badz

ANSWER KEY

1. CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges - Real

2. A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier - Real

3. Chili’s #WhereBusinessHappens Matchplay - Fake

4. PODS Championship - Real

5. Los Hermanos Albuquerque Cup - Fake

6. Wilfred Brimley Diabetes Awareness Shootout - Fake

7. Canon Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open - Real

8. Cadillac Eldorado Las Vegas Open Hosted By Dean Martin’s Nephew Jeff - Fake

9. Booz Allen Classic - Real

10. Windows 2000 Open - Fake

11. Kruger Industrial Smoothing Human Fund Invitational - Fake

12. Kaiser International Open Invitational - Real

13. Greg Norman’s Shark Tank Par 3 Classic - Fake

14. K-Mart Greater Greensboro Open - Real

15. Humana Challenge in Partnership With the Clinton Foundation - Real

Humana Challenge In Partnership With The Clinton Foundation - Final Round

Humana Challenge In Partnership With The Clinton Foundation - Final Round

LA QUINTA, CA - JANUARY 25: Bill Haas of the United States poses Bill Clinton and the trophy after winning the final round of the Humana Challenge in partnership with The Clinton Foundation on the Arnold Palmer Private Course at PGA West on January 25, 2015 in La Quinta, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Photo by: Jeff Gross

Jeff Gross

16. Ronco Showtime Rotisserie Set It and Forget It Pro-Am - Fake

17. National Car Rental Classic at Walt Disney World Resort - Real

18. CinnaBon Jovi Celebrity Challenge - Fake