Like Father, Like Son

The oldest winner of the The Open Championship or British Open was Tom Morris Sr., who was 46 years, 102 days old when he won in 1867. The youngest winner was his son, Tom Morris Jr., who was 17 years, 156 days old when he won in 1868. The elder Mr. Morris also holds the record for the widest margin of victory at the British Open – a whopping 13 strokes – a record he set in 1862 and which stands to this day.

Franz Kafka

“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”

The Open Championship

Name the oldest and the youngest winners of the The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open. The Open Championship is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf, having started at Prestwick Golf Club (shown above), in 1860.

The Voice of “Shredder”

James LaRue Avery was an American actor, comedian, poet and voice-over artist, probably best known and beloved for his role as the patriarch Philip (“Uncle Phil”) Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He was also the voice of Shredder in The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon!

Carl Schurz

“From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor’s rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.”

The Leader of the Foot Clan

Oroku “The Shredder” Saki,a fictional character in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the leader of the Foot Clan and consistently the enemy of Splinter and the Ninja Turtles. Who lent his voice to the character of Shredder in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon?

Mars & Murrie: M&M

M&M candies originated in 1941 and the two “Ms” represent the names of Forrest E. Mars Sr., the son of Frank C. Mars, the founder, and Bruce Murrie, son of Hershey Chocolate’s president William F. R. Murrie, who had a 20% share in the product.

Garth Brooks

“You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy.”

George W. Bush

“Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.”

Not the Planet, the Candy !

Frank C. Mars was born in Pope, Minnesota in 1883 and was unable to walk to school having contracted polio as a young boy. Schooled at home, his mother Elva taught him how to hand-dip chocolate. . . and so the global company known as Mars, Inc. began. What does M&M, a treat that originated in 1941 and which is one of the company’s multi-billion dollar brands, stand for?