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Audience Analysis: LPGA Up For NBC Sports Group In '17; Army-Navy Best Since '92

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 15 / 17

NBC Sports Group may have had lower numbers for the PGA Tour in ’17, but its LPGA coverage was the company’s best in years. NBC and Golf Channel this past season had the best LPGA average viewership since ’11 (tied with ’13). The average of 221,000 viewers was up 24% from las...

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