Results: Your thoughts on golf's TV coverage

NBC announcers, Johnny Miller, left, and Dan Hicks, right, provide golf coverage during the third round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

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Take a look at the results of Golfweek.com's TV poll, which was conducted for Golfweek's TV Issue (Cover date: Jan. 28).

Total responses: 1,459

What is your favorite golf network to watch?
CBS   38.5%
ESPN   5.6%
NBC   20.1%
Golf Channel   35.1%

What is your favorite tour to watch?
PGA Tour   78.8%
LPGA   8.8%
Champions   3.6%
Nationwide   1.4%
European   7.5%

Which analyst is most likely to make you think, "Hmmm, that's interesting"?
Paul Azinger, ESPN   12.2%
Curt Byrum, Golf Channel   2.3%
Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel   24.4%
Nick Faldo, CBS/Golf Channel   27.5%
Johnny Miller, NBC   33.5%

Which analyst is most likely to make you throw your remote at the TV?
Paul Azinger, ESPN   12.7%
Curt Byrum, Golf Channel   9.7%
Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel   10.7%
Nick Faldo, CBS/Golf Channel   21.6%
Johnny Miller, NBC   45.3%

Who do you think is golf's best anchor?
Dan Hicks, NBC   11.9%
Jim Nantz, CBS   54.7%
Brian Hammons, Golf Channel   5.8%
Kelly Tilghman, Golf Channel   10.0%
Mike Tirico, ESPN   17.6%

Who do you think is golf's worst anchor?
Dan Hicks, NBC   14.4%
Jim Nantz, CBS   11.6%
Brian Hammons, Golf Channel   15.6%
Kelly Tilghman, Golf Channel   37.1%
Mike Tirico, ESPN   21.3%

What is the best golf weekend for couch potatoes?
British Open   14.1%
Masters   67.9%
PGA Championship   1.1%
The Players Championship   1.9%
U.S. Open   15.0%

What's the coolest golf technology?
Aim Point, Golf Channel   21.7%
Protracer, CBS   33.8%
Swing Vision, CBS   29.3%
TrackMan, NBC/ESPN   15.3%

Who is your favorite on-course or tower reporter?
Billy Andrade, Golf Channel   1.6%
Billy Ray Brown, Golf Channel   1.4%
Brad Faxon, NBC   3.1%
David Feherty, CBS   33.3%
Jerry Foltz, Golf Channel   2.8%
Matt Gogel, Golf Channel   0.4%
Gary Koch, NBC   4.8%
Peter Kostis, CBS   7.2%
Gary McCord, CBS   13.5%
Roger Maltbie, NBC   10.0%
Peter Oosterhuis, CBS/Golf Channel   8.3%
Dottie Pepper, NBC   8.8%
Craig Perks, Golf Channel   0.8%
Mark Rolfing, NBC/Golf Channel   3.9%

Who is your favorite essayist/interviewer?
Rich Lerner, Golf Channel   41.8%
Tom Rinaldi, ESPN   15.1%
Jimmy Roberts, NBC   26.2%
Steve Sands, Golf Channel   16.9%

Which player would you most like to see mic'd up during tournaments?
John Daly   11.4%
Rickie Fowler   7.4%
Phil Mickelson   22.9%
Rory McIlroy   6.8%
Ian Poulter   16.8%
Bubba Watson   13.4%
Tiger Woods   21.5%

What reason is most likely to make you turn off the TV?
Coverage focused too much on Tiger Woods   28.6%
Don’t see enough golf shots   45.7%
Find the commentators annoying   19.1%
Prefer watching sports other than golf   6.6%

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