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The '11 PGA Tour season is under way, and industry execs feel that Phil Mickelson will be the most attractive golfer for sponsors this year, according to results from a Turnkey Sports poll taken in December. Mickelson finished with 42% of the vote, followed by Tiger Woods at 17%. Lee Westwood, now the world's No. 1-ranked golfer, finished third in the poll despite not seeking a PGA Tour card in '11. The survey covered more than 1,100 senior-level sports industry executives spanning pro and college sports (Turnkey Sports Poll).WHICH GOLFER WILL BE MOST ATTRACTIVE TO SPONSORS IN '11?GOLFER%Phil Mickelson42%Tiger Woods17%Lee Westwood12%
Dustin Johnson10% Matt Kuchar2% other8% Not sure/No response9%