's predictions for 2004

Originally Published: December 31, 2003

The 2003 season in golf was anything but predictable, so our experts have a tall task to try and nail down what's in store for 2004.

Still, we asked them to give it their best shot, and below are their answers to the biggest questions heading into the 2004 season, which begins next week in Hawaii.

We asked SportsNation these same 11 questions, so make your opinion heard by voting in our poll.

Predictions for 2004
Question Bob Harig,
I. Maisel,
Sr. Writer
Andy North,
D. Kraft,
Sr. Editor
D. Lefort,
Golf Editor
Besides Tiger Woods, which 2003 Player of the Year candidate is most likely to have the most success in '04? Vijay Singh Davis
Love III
Vijay Singh Vijay Singh Vijay Singh
Which Player of the Year candidate is most likely to fall off his 2003 pace? Mike Weir Vijay Singh Kenny Perry Davis Love Mike Weir
Who will pose the biggest threat to Tiger Woods' dominance in 2004? Ernie Els Ernie Els Nobody Vijay Singh Ernie Els
Who will be comeback player of the year in 2004? Phil Mickelson Sergio Garcia Sergio Garcia Phil Mickelson Phil Mickelson
Which up-and-comer is poised for a breakout season in 2004? Chad Campbell Adam Scott Chad Campbell Chad Campbell Charles Howell III
Complete this sentence: 2004 will be the year of the _______. Tiger Young guns Tiger Veterans Young guns
How many events will Tiger win in '04? 6 5 6 5 5
How many majors will Tiger win in '04? 1 1 2 1 1
Which player without a major is most likely to win one in 2004? Chad Campbell Adam Scott Charles Howell III Phil Mickelson Phil Mickelson
Which long-shot major champ from 2003 will have the best 2004? Shaun Micheel Ben Curtis Ben Curtis Hilary Lunke Shaun Micheel
How many tournaments will Annika Sorenstam win in 2004? 6 7 10 9 6