PGA Tour players choose Ernie Els to back them in a bar fight

At 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds, 46-year-old South African Ernie Els was the player who received the highest voting share in response to the poll question: If you were to be in a bar fight, who would you want to have your back?

The answers were revealed in the annual anonymous survey of PGA Tour players by Illustrated that covered everything from nicest swing to dating women they've met at a tournament to, obviously, bar fights.

No disrespect to Els or his dad strength and possible human-striking abilities, but it's a bit of an indictment on the rest of the field that a guy who's approaching 50 is the most popular pick. Worse, maybe, is that the most popular pick is actually no player at all:

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Ernie Els 15%
Keegan Bradley 9%
Ángel Cabrera 7%
Pat Perez 5%
Brooks Koepka 4%
No one out here 18%
Others 42%

"I've heard some bar stories about Ernie" one player revealed. We'd like to hear more about that; we do know that "The Big Easy" once bloodied a fan's face in 2014 with an errant drive.

Still the greatest golf enforcer any guy could ask for, may he rest in peace: