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Overnight Ratings: Spieth Delivers Big Uptick For PGA Tour; NASCAR Down On Sonoma

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 26 / 17

Jordan Spieth's playoff win over Daniel Berger yesterday at the PGA Tour Travelers Championship delivered CBS a 2.7 overnight rating, marking the second-best figure this season for any Tour event on any net (excludes majors). The high remains a 2.9 overnight for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am back...

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