Online SurveyMarch 25, 2012

2012 Masters Survey

Would you wear a dress for a Masters ticket?

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%