Eighth Annual PGA Tour Players Survey
SI recently polled 72 players (including Tiger!) to gauge their feelings on issues regarding the state of the game and other matters. Some of the players declined to answer certain questions (thus the percentages are for respondents only), while others offered, under the cloak of anonymity, some choice one-liners, the most notable of which are included
Should Paul Azinger have been named captain of 2010 U.S. Ryder Cup team?
Only if we wanted to win again
2 of 14Mike Nelson/AFP/Getty Images
Which of these couples would you and your significant other most want to have dinner with?
Jack and Barbara Nicklaus 33%
Barack and Michelle Obama 33%
Brad and Angelina 24%
Todd and Sarah Palin 7%
Rory and Amy Sabbatini 3%
3 of 14Mike Ehrmann/SI
Who is the hottest significant other?
My wife 27%
Kristy (wife of Parker) McLachlin 23%
Richelle (Aaron) Baddeley 13%
Liz (Bob) Estes 8%
Also receiving votes: ? Cortney (Eric) Axley, Jennifer (Glen) Day, Leot Chen (girlfriend of Vaughn Taylor), Amber Uresti (girlfriend of Nick Watney), Melissa Weber (girlfriend of Matt Jones)
Who knows more of your secrets, your wife or your caddie?
4 of 14Darren Carroll/SI
Who is the worst-dressed player?
Steve Elkington 24%
Eric Axley 22%
Woody Austin 22%
Ian Poulter 16%
Also receiving votes: Kenneth Ferrie, Brian Gay, Phil Mickelson, Jeff Overton, Jesper Parnevik, Kevin Sutherland
5 of 14Darren Carroll/SI
Who is the best-dressed player?
Adam Scott 19%
Armour III 14%
Also receiving votes: Fred Couples, Steve Elkington, Brian Gay, Shigeki Maruyama, Rocco Mediate, Jesper Parnevik, Ian Poulter
6 of 14Erick W. Rasco/SI
Do you regularly attend religious services?
Kind of hard when we play every Sunday.
Do you have a tattoo?
I have one but don't know what it says because I was too drunk
7 of 14Robert Beck/SI
In light of the bad economy, should the Tour help sponsors by lowering purses?
8 of 14Robert Beck/SI
Because of commissioner Tim Finchem's request, have you added more tournaments to your schedule this year?
I Thought we were independent contractors
How many FedEx Cup points do you get for a PGA Tour win?
* 500 is correct
9 of 14Kenneth E. Dennis/ICON SMI
If the purses on the European tour were 50% more than those on the PGA Tour and you were granted an exemption, would you play over there?
With the Dow around 8,000, have you lost more than $1 million in net worth?
How big is your house? (in square feet)?
10 of 14Robert Beck/SI
Who is the best player without a PGA Tour victory?
Tim Clark 33%
Brett Quigley 24%
Briny Baird 19%
Also receiving votes: Harrison Frazar, Matthew Goggin, Rory McIlroy, Colin Montgomerie, Kevin Streelman, Bo Van Pelt
You mean this week?
11 of 14Darren Carroll/SI
Who is the second-best player in golf?
72% Phil Mickelson
12% Sergio Garcia
6% Padraig Harrington
Also receiving votes: Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Geoff Ogilvy, Vijay Singh, Tiger Woods
Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, Phil Mickelson and Vijay Singh all have won three majors. Which player will end his career having won the most?
12 of 14Fred Vuich/SI
Who will win a major first: Sergio Garcia, Anthony Kim, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott or Camilo Villegas?
13 of 14Simon Bruty/SI
Do you have Tiger's phone number on your speed dial?
Tiger Woods has won 14 majors. Will he break Jack Nicklaus's record of 18?
Unless he loses the other leg
14 of 14Larry Downing/Reuters
Barack Obama and Sarah Palin run for president in 2012. Who gets your vote?
I want to see what happens over the next four years
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