What do these players have in common?
They're the most recent to choose not to defend a PGA Tour title. Duval made this week's World Match Play, so he'll skip Tucson. Norman's shoulder surgery kept him out of the '98 World Series, in which Calcavecchia played in lieu of the Greater Vancouver Open, the event he won to qualify for Akron.
Who should be ranked No. 1?
David Duval 58%
Tiger Woods 42%
—Based on 1,816 responses to our informal survey
Next question: Did the World Match Play exceed, meet or fall short of your expectations? To vote, go to www.cnnsi.com/golf.
Here are the best and worst match players in the field this week at La Costa, based on singles results in the Ryder and Presidents Cups, the World Match Play, the World Championship of Golf and the U.S. Amateur. (Based on at least five matches.)