Sixty-two percent (or 64 pros) said that Woods will eventually add to his major total. Even more interesting: The percentage of players who replied “No” changed from seven percent before the season began to 49 percent after Woods’ second start, following more short-game woes, a career-worst 82 in Phoenix and a back injury at Torrey Pines.
The pollsters also asked: ____ is in a fight in the parking lot. You’re not helping him.
Watson, the reigning Masters winner, received 23 nominations, which could make for a few awkward conversations this week in Augusta. Patrick Reed (11%), Rory Sabbatini (9%) and Robert Allenby (9%) were next in line.
In other polling news: 63 percent of players (59 pros) think the PGA Tour should ditch its policy of not disclosing discipline for fines or suspensions. This is likely news to commissioner Tim Finchem.