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2012 Masters Survey

Would you wear a dress for a Masters ticket?

April 2012

1.
Do you want Tiger Woods to break Jack Nicklaus' record of six Masters wins?
Yes........... 57%
No............ 43%
Note: In 2011, 60% said yes. In 2010, 47% said yes.

2.
How many Masters will Tiger win in his career?
Four (current total)............ 13.6%
Five................................... 32.9%
Six..................................... 35.9%
Seven (or more)................. 17.6%
Note: In 2008, 86% said 7 or more; in 2011, 20.5%.

3.
If you spotted a potential rules violation by a player in the Masters while watching on TV, would you call the tournament office to report it?
No way. It's not fair because I can't see every player hit every shot........... 91.3%
You better believe it. Someone has to keep an eye on these guys...................... 8.7%

4.
Which player 30 and younger has the best chance of winning multiple Masters?
Rory McIlroy................ 63.3%
Charl Schwartzel ........... 8.9%
Jason Day........................ 6.3%
Dustin Johnson................ 4.5%
Webb Simpson................ 4.2%
Keegan Bradley.............. 3.2%
Rickie Fowler................. 2.1%
Gary Woodland.............. 1.9%
Bill Haas........................ 1.3%
Nick Watney.................. 1.3%
Martin Kaymer............... 1.1%
Hunter Mahan................ 1.0%
Ryo Ishikawa................. 0.7%
Alvaro Quiros................ 0.2%

5.
Last year, Rory McIlroy shot 80 in the final round. Do you think you could break 80 at Augusta from the tournament tees on a non-tournament day?
No............... 79.5%
Yes.............. 19.5%
I have........... 1.0%

6.
Which player would you most like to see win this year's Masters?
Tiger Woods.................. 39.0%
Rory McIlroy................. 10.8%
Phil Mickelson................ 9.4%
Steve Stricker.................. 8.7%
Fred Couples................... 7.9%
Sergio Garcia.................. 6.7%
Ernie Els......................... 6.7%
Dustin Johnson............... 3.1%
Rickie Fowler................. 2.8%
Webb Simpson............... 1.5%
Keegan Bradley.............. 1.2%
Darren Clarke................ 1.0%
Nick Watney................... 0.9%
Charl Schwartzel............ 0.3%

7.
You're given a Masters badge for a week, but the actual badge holder is the opposite sex. Would you dress in drag each day to go to the Masters?
Yes, and I'd shave my legs, too................................................ 43%
No, I'm afraid I'd be more attractive as a man/woman............ 57%

8.
Without checking, do you remember who finished second at last year's Masters?
Yes, and it was a tie............................................................................................. 65%
No, the only runner-up finish I ever remember was Greg Norman in '96........... 35%
Note: Adam Scott and Jason Day tied for second.

9.
The winner of the Par-3 Contest has never gone on to win that year's tournament. Do you believe there's a correlation?
No, it's a coincidence........... 83%
Yes, it's a big jinx................ 17%

10.
Phil Mickelson has won three green jackets. How many more Masters will he win?
None..................... 39.1%
One....................... 47.1%
Two....................... 10.3%
Three...................... 1.2%
Four or more........... 2.3%
Note: In 2011, 19% said he'd win no more green jackets; 52% said he'd win one more.

11.
Which hole do you think is Augusta National's weakest?
No. 14 (the par 4 with no bunkers)...................................................... 32.6%
No. 7 (the straight par 4 with a green surrounded by bunkers)........... 19.2%
No. 4 (the long par 3 to a narrow green)............................................. 11.6%
No. 5 (the longish dogleg-left par 4)................................................... 11.1%
No. 17 (uphill par 4 with the Eisenhower Tree).................................. 10.3%
No. 18 (uphill dogleg right with tight tee shot).................................... 9.2%
No. 11 (par 4 to start Amen Corner)..................................................... 6.0%

12.
Do you think it's a mistake to limit the Thursday-Friday television coverage to 3-7:30 p.m. EDT?
Yes, air it all day ........... 84%
No, leave it as is............ 16%

13.
You have a choice of watching only one of the following sporting events. Which one do you choose?
Masters Sunday........................................................ 66.4%
Super Bowl.............................................................. 11.1%
U.S. Open Sunday..................................................... 7.1%
British Open Sunday.................................................. 7.0%
Game 7, Stanley Cup................................................. 2.8%
Game 7, World Series................................................ 2.3%
Game 7, NBA Finals.................................................. 1.4%
Kentucky Derby......................................................... 0.6%
A gold-medal event in the Summer Olympics........... 0.5%
Daytona 500.............................................................. 0.5%
Indianapolis 500 ........................................................ 0.3%

14.
Would you vote for the presidential candidate from your rival political party if it meant getting two free tickets to Masters Sunday?
I'd flip faster than you can say, "Read my lips."........... 64%
No way; my beliefs are too strong............................... 36%

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