Tiger Woods fans weren’t the only ones happy about the return of the golfer after a lengthy off-season due to injury/surgery. The golfer’s return to competition on Wednesday at the Accenture Match Play Championship generated a 1.8 rating for the Golf Channel. The network drew an average of 1.7 million viewers, the most for any round of a tournament it has televised.
Web traffic was high as well, with GolfChannel.com recording a record 3.3 million page views and PGATour.com nearly 24 million page views.
Source: NY Times