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Tiger Woods Return to Golf Draws Record Audience for Golf Channel February 27, 2009 1:41 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Golf Channel, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Sports, Television.
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tigerwoods-022709Tiger 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