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Bieber Fever vs. The Masters

April 2011

1.
Do you want Tiger Woods to break Jack Nicklaus' record of six Masters wins?
Yes......... 60%
No.......... 40%
Note: In 2010, 47% said yes. In 2009, 73 percent said yes.

2.
How many Masters will Tiger win in his career?
Four (current total)........ 6.7%
Five.............................. 32.5%
Six................................ 40.3%
Seven (or more)............ 20.5%
In 2008, 86% said 7 or more.

3.
Which player under 30 will be the first to break through and win the Masters?
Dustin Johnson........... 35.6%
Martin Kaymer............ 21.8%
Rory McIlroy............... 19.0%
Anthony Kim.............. 10.8%
Rickie Fowler.............. 4.2%
Hunter Mahan............. 3.5%
Francesco Molinari...... 1.8%
Sean O'Hair................. 5%
Jeff Overton................ 0.8%
Camilo Villegas........... 0.5%
Louis Oosthuizen......... 0.3%
Ryo Ishikawa.............. 0.2%

4.
There's a Masters badge waiting for you if you agree to dive into the water hazards on the course and remove all the golf balls. Would you do it?
Just call me Jacques Cousteau..................................... 71.7%
I'd rather watch the tournament from a hot tub............ 28.3%

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5.
There's now a Masters video game, which allows you to play a simulated version of Augusta National. Your reaction?
I'll be the first in line to buy it....................................................................... 45.1%
I might play it if a nerdy friend buys it......................................................... 37.3%
I'd like to see what the course looks like, but no interest in playing............ 11.3%
What's a video game?................................................................................... 6.3%

6.
There will be an extra hour of live tournament coverage on Thursday and Friday (3-7:30 p.m. EDT). Good thing?
You bet! Wish they'd televise even more................ 90.4%
It's fine, but any more would be overkill.................. 5.3%
Doesn't matter. I'll have to miss most of it............... 4.3%

7.
If Masters chairman Billy Payne gave you special permission to park your lawn chair at one of these designated spots for the first three rounds, where would you sit?
On the green side of the creek on No. 13............... 34.8%
Hogan Bridge (12)................................................. 31.7%
Behind 16 green .................................................... 12.7%
Behind 18 green .................................................... 9.5%
On the Sarazen Bridge at No. 15............................ 7.8%
Right behind the tee box on No. 1.......................... 3.5%

8.
Now that you've had a chance to watch the Masters Par-3 Contest for three years, will you...
Continue to watch it; it's great..................................... 73%
Find something better to do that Wednesday............... 27%

9.
Your wife greenlights your Masters trip if you make your daughter happy. Which of the following outings would you be most willing to endure to go to Augusta?
Hairstyling and mani-pedis for both of you............................... 41.5%
Wait for four hours to get Justin Bieber's autograph.................. 24.8%
Watch a 12-hour "Jersey Shore" marathon................................ 23.7%
See the Jonas Brothers live -- twice...........................................10%

10.
Which player would you most like to see win this year's Masters?
Tiger Woods................ 32.3%
Fred Couples............... 13.2%
Phil Mickelson............. 10.5%
Dustin Johnson............. 9.8%
Ernie Els....................... 9.3%
Tom Watson................. 6.8%
Rory McIlroy................ 4.3%
Steve Stricker............... 3.5%
Graeme McDowell....... 3.2%
Sergio Garcia................ 2.0%
Somebody else.............. 5.1%

11.
Phil Mickelson has three green jackets. How many more Masters will he win?
None ....................19.2%
One....................... 51.5 %
Two....................... 22.8%
Three..................... 4.0%
Four or more......... 2.5%

12.
If Augusta allowed a TV broadcast of celebrities playing the tournament tees before the Masters, who would you most like to see play?
Bill Murray....................... 19.3%
Michael Jordan................. 16.8%
Charles Barkley................13.7%
Barack Obama................. 12.0%
Justin Timberlake.............11.0%
George W. Bush................ .8%
Mark Wahlberg................. 6.7%
Donald Trump.................. 4.3%
Bill Clinton....................... 3.0%
Kenny G........................... 2.2%
Rush Limbaugh................. 2.2%

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