The four lines correspond to the four courses used in the "major championships" of golf (a.k.a. "the majors"). Each line contains the date of a game and an 18-hole scorecard that, when played on the course used on that date, would be a string of birdies (one under par), pars, and bogies (one over par). Those are translated into Morse code as follows:

dot (·) = birdie
dash (-) = bogey
letter separator (/) = par

Note that 4/7/03 is in the future, so it should be clear you don't need any actual scores from the tournaments. Only the courses themselves are important.

 

6-13-02 – 6-16-02 = U.S. Open, Black Course, Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale NY

Course: 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4
Score: 3 5 3 6 5 4 3 3 3 5 3 4 4 2 4 5 2 5
Code: · – / - - / · / · - · / · · / - · -
Answer: A     M     E   R       I     C

 

7-18-02 – 7-21-02 = British Open, Muirfield Golf Links, Guilland, Scotland

Course: 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4
Score: 3 4 3 4 5 5 2 4 6 5 3 4 2 3 5 3 6 3
Code: · / · - / - · / - - · / · · - / - ·
Answer:     A    N      G       U       N

 

8-12-02 – 8-18-02 = PGA Championship, Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska MN

Course: 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4
Score: 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 5 3 2 5 5 5 2 3
Code: / - · - · / · - · · / · · - / - · ·
Answer:   C         L         U       B

 

4-7-03 – 4-13-03 = The Masters, Augusta National Golf Course, Augusta GA

Course: 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4
Score: 3 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 3 6 5 5 3 4 4
Code: · / · - / - · · / · - / - - / / / /
Answer:     A     D       A     M

 

Putting the whole code together you get the answer, AMERICAN GUN CLUB ADAM.

 

Clue author: Joe Belfiore

 




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