SI polled more than 50 Tour players on golf and other matters. Some of the players declined to answer certain questions (so the percentages that follow are for respondents only), while others offered--under the cloak of anonymity--some choice one-liners.
This is an article from the July 12, 2005 issue
Have you ever placed a bet on yourself at the British Open?
On another player?
"No, but I've had a lot of calls asking for advice."
Who is the best player never to have won a major?
Colin Montgomerie 34%
Sergio García 26%
Scott Hoch 14%
Stuart Appleby 8%
Stewart Cink 8%
Jesper Parnevik 5%
Also receiving votes: Chad Campbell, Darren Clarke, Jay Haas, Charles Howell, Trevor Immelman, Adam Scott, Scott Verplank
Have you ever bought a stock based on a tip from a pro-am partner?
Who has the coolest plane in golf?
(Gulfstream G-550) 40%
(Gulfstream G-V) 23%
(Gulfstream G-V) 20%
(Gulfstream II) 10%
(Cessna Citation X) 7%
Also receiving votes: Jack Nicklaus, Nick Price, Vijay Singh
"I have a cool one. I made it out of paper."
Does Vijay Singh's suspension from the Asian tour color the way you view his career?