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Seventh Annual PGA Tour Player Survey
May 06, 2008
SI recently polled 72 PGA Tour players—roughly the number who make the cut in a normal week—to gauge their feelings on issues involving the state of the game and other matters. Some of the players declined to answer certain questions (thus the percentages are for respondents only), while others offered, under the cloak of anonymity, some choice one-liners, the most notable of which are included
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May 06, 2008

Seventh Annual Pga Tour Player Survey

SI recently polled 72 PGA Tour players—roughly the number who make the cut in a normal week—to gauge their feelings on issues involving the state of the game and other matters. Some of the players declined to answer certain questions (thus the percentages are for respondents only), while others offered, under the cloak of anonymity, some choice one-liners, the most notable of which are included

Do you think Roger Clemens used steroids?

Yes 65%
No 35%

LOOSE LIPS
"What a joke. He's third on the money list."

Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is paid $5.2 million a year. Which best describes your feelings?

Overpaid 30%
Appropriate 32%
Underpaid 3%
Don't care 35%

How would you describe Kelly Tilghman's two-week suspension by Golf Channel?

Appropriate 43%
Not long enough 13%
Too long 7%
Cop-out by Golf Channel 37%

If the USGA bans U-grooves, will you sacrifice distance in favor of accuracy off the tee?

Yes 25%
No 75%

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