Tour Pro Anonymous Poll

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We gave nearly 200 players on the PGA, Champions and LPGA circuits anonymity and they gave us their unfiltered opinions on whether Tiger Woods should have been disqualified from the 2013 Masters, who they'd pick to make a 10-footer with their life on the line, if there are gay players on the PGA Tour and many more. Continue through the gallery to see what they had to say.
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Who's the best player on the Tour under the age of 25? PGA Tour responses: RORY MCILROY: 38 percent JORDAN SPIETH: 38 percent HARRIS ENGLISH: 20 percent ME: 4 percent Based on anonymous poll of PGA Tour Pros
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Do you know the rules better than your caddy? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 54 percent NO: 27 percent SAME: 12 percent DON’T KNOW: 7 percent Champions Tour responses: YES: 78 percent NO: 14 percent SAME: 8 percent OFF THE RECORD: “We both call the official.”
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How much would you pay per year not to have to play in any Wednesday pro-ams? PGA Tour responses: $0: 76 percent $1-10K: 4 percent $20K-$30K: 7 percent $50K+: 13 percent OFF THE RECORD: “It’s one of the unique perks of our sport. Would you ever see Nadal playing with amateurs? But an 18-handicap can play with Tiger Woods. Sponsorships are born from this accessibility.”
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Will Phil Mickelson win a U.S. Open? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 68 percent NO: 32 percent OFF THE RECORD: "I'm not the biggest Phil fan, but for the game and his career, I hope he wins one." "No. he’s running out of time.”
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Did Tiger’s run-ins with the rules in 2013 change your opinion of him? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 15 percent NO: 85 percent Champions Tour responses: YES: 26 percent NO: 74 percent OFF THE RECORD: OFF THE RECORD: “No. It was already pretty low.”
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Should Tiger have been DQ’ed at the Masters? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 52 percent NO: 48 percent OFF THE RECORD: “No. Nobody would have watched!” Champions Tour responses: YES: 46 percent NO: 54 percent Should Tiger have withdrawn? Champions Tour responses: YES: 51 percent NO: 49 percent OFF THE RECORD: “It’s his conscience.”
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Does Steve Williams belong in the World Golf Hall of Fame? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 19 percent NO: 81 percent OFF THE RECORD: “I think he believes he should be.” Does Eddie Lowery belong in the Hall of Fame? YES: 17 percent NO: 83 percent “Who’s that?”
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If you took a reasonably difficult par-72 Tour course and put 15-inch cups on the greens, what would you shoot? PGA Tour pro responses: LESS THAN 50: 4 percent 54: 10 percent 54-60: 41 percent 61-65: 38 percent 66+: 7 percent OFF THE RECORD: “Fifteen inches? I just need one inch on each side. I hit more lips than an orthodontist.”
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Do you think there are gay players on the PGA Tour? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 81 percent NO: 19 percent OFF THE RECORD: “I choose not to believe so.” “I have lots of suspects.” "If there are, I would support them.”
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Do you tweet? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 60 percent NO: 40 percent OFF THE RECORD: “I used to, but my wife banned me.”
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Would you rather putt like Brandt Snedeker or drive the ball as far as Dustin Johnson? PGA Tour pro responses: BRANDT’S STROKE: 76 percent DJ’S LENGTH: 24 percent
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Will Sergio Garcia win a major? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 66 percent NO: 34 percent OFF THE RECORD: “No. He already said that he wouldn’t.”
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Will Adam Scott win a major after the anchoring ban? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 77 percent NO: 23 percent Will Keegan Bradley? YES: 44 percent NO: 56 percent
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Should Vijay Singh have been suspended by the Tour for admitting he used a banned substance? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 64 percent NO: 36 percent OFF THE RECORD: “I don’t know, but he certainly shouldn’t have filed a lawsuit.” “No. What he did was not on purpose.” “Yes, but not for very long.”
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How many cars do you own? PGA Tour pro responses: 1: 30 percent 2: 36 percent 3: 19 percent 4: 12 percent 5: 3 percent OFF THE RECORD: “Just one. But it’s a good one.”
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About how many books did you read in the last year? PGA Tour pro responses: 0: 29 percent 1: 12 percent 2: 12 percent 3: 7 percent 4: 12 percent 5: 4 percent 6-10: 16 percent 10: 8 percent OFF THE RECORD: “Less than the cars I own.” “I’ve read a lot of yardage books. Do those count?
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Do you think stars get special treatment at Augusta? PGA Tour pro responses: YES: 64 percent NO: 36 percent “Yes, just like every other event. “Well, they did change the course for Tiger.” “I don’t think – I know.” Champions Tour responses: YES: 46 percent NO: 54 percent OFF THE RECORD: “Just Tiger.”
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Who’s the best player on the Champions Tour? Champions Tour responses: BERNHARD LANGER: 66 percent KENNY PERRY: 18 percent FRED COUPLES: 16 percent
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You have a 10-footer to save your live, but you can’t putt it. Which colleague do you pick? Champions Tour responses: BERNHARD LANGER: 24 percent COREY PAVIN: 20 percent LOREN ROBERTS: 18 percent BRAD FAXON: 15 percent DAVID FROST: 15 percent BEN CRENSHAW: 4 percent ESTEBEN TOLEDO: 4 percent
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Does it bother you that Davis Love III says he has no plans to play the Champions Tour now that he has turned 50? Champions Tour responses: YES: 20 percent NO: 80 percent OFF THE RECORD: OFF THE RECORD: “He’ll have his slice of humble pie when he’s ready. All guys think they can play both at first.”
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Have you ever suffered from the yips? Tommy Armour (left) is credited with coining the phrase. YES: 64 percent NO: 36 percent OFF THE RECORD: “We all have our moments.”
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If the LPGA and PGA Tour are on TV at the same time, which would you watch? LPGA player responses: LPGA: 30 percent PGA: 48 percent NEITHER: 14 percent BOTH: 8 percent
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Would you rather have Nicole Smith’s length or Inbee Park’s putting stroke? LPGA player responses: NICOLE’S LENGTH: 4 percent INBEE’S STROKE: 96 percent
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Was making the Evian the fifth major a good idea? LPGA player responses: YES: 70 percent NO: 30 percent
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Have you ever called Mike Whan on his cellphone? LPGA player responses: YES: 26 percent NO: 74 percent OFF THE RECORD: “No, but he’s called me!
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If you were to win $100 million in the lottery, would you keep playing the Tour full time? LPGA player responses: YES: 68 percent NO: 32 percent OFF THE RECORD: “Let’s be real.”
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Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler or Jordan Spieth? LPGA player responses: ADAM: 91 percent RICKIE: 6 percent JORDAN: 3 percent
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Have you ever dated a caddie? LPGA player responses: YES: 23 percent NO: 77 percent OFF THE RECORD: “I’ve dated an equipment rep, but not a caddie.”
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Who has the best swing? LPGA player responses: NA YEON CHOI: 26 percent KARRIE WEBB: 20 percent SUZANN PETTERSEN: 16 percent STACY LEWIS: 10 percent ME: 10 percent JESSICA KORDA: 9 percent HEE YOUNG PARK: 9 percent
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What’s the most money you’ve ever spent on a purse? LPGA player responses:
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Who will have the best career? LPGA player responses: LYDIA KO: 79 percent LEXI THOMPSON: 19 percent CHARLEY HULL: 2 percent
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Is Yani Tseng’s slump due to issues that are mental or physical? LPGA player responses: MENTAL: 79 percent PHYSICAL: 5 percent BOTH: 16 percent
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Who is the most intimidating player on tour? LPGA player responses: SUZANN PETTERSEN: 66 percent CRISTIE KERR: 26 percent KARRIE WEBB: 8 percent