Do Playoffs Make You More Likely to Watch Golf? — Sports Survey of the Day
The Masters ended in a thrilling two-hole playoff on Sunday evening, with Adam Scott defeating Angel Cabrera to become the first Australian to capture the coveted green jacket. Does this make you more likely to tune in for the next tournament?
Golf's viewership skyrocketed in the late 1990s with the rise of Tiger Woods, but it has since slowed down. Many people just can't get into the idea of watching this particular game. It can be painfully slow at times, and it's difficult to lure someone who isn't familiar with the game already into watching.
But when the biggest tournament of the year ends in a sudden-death playoff, that may change things. People may decide that this game isn't so boring after all. Will you?