Sports Jeopardy Recap – August 3, 2016

Eric Park has won 5; will he join the ranks of the superchamps?

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Today’s contestants:

Mike “Kid” Lowe, a chemical production specialist from Naugatuck, CT
KidLowe
Ian Auzenne, a news producer and sportscaster from Lafayette, LA
IanAuzenne
Eric Park, a CPA from Dallas, TX (5-day total: $25,000)
EricPark-6

Final Jeopardy! category: GOLF

Final Jeopardy! clue: 2016 is the centennial year of this tournament, the only major that Arnold Palmer never won

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What is the PGA Championship?

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Scores going into Final:
Eric 22,000
Kid 8,500
Ian 6,000

Final Results:
Ian 6,000 + 5,999 = 11,999
Kid 8,500 + 3,501 = 12,001
Eric 22,000 + 1,987 = 23,987 (6-day total: $30,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD 750 (2nd pick)
Eric 500 +1000 (Ian 0 Kid 0)

2) CLOTHES MAKE THE ATHLETE 1000 (5th pick)
Eric 7250 +2750 (Ian 6500 Kid 4500)
3) IT’S SHOWTIME 1000 (9th pick)
Eric 12500 +2500 (Ian 6500 Kid 4500)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 72
13 – 07
On December 23, 1972, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Oakland Raiders 13-7 in the AFC Divisional playoff game, a game won by a miracle Franco Harris catch now known as the “Immaculate Reception”

Game stats:
Eric 18,500 Coryat, 20 correct, 1 incorrect, 40.00% in first on buzzer
Kid 8,500 Coryat, 10 correct, 1 incorrect, 24.44% in first on buzzer
Ian 6,000 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer

Eric Park, stats to date:
132 correct
12 incorrect
11/14 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 17,745)
6/6 in Final Jeopardy
44.81% in first on buzzer (121/270)
Average Coryat: 16,292

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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