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Overnight Ratings: CBS Gets Bump For Final Round Of PGA Tour Wyndham Championship

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 17

CBS yesterday drew a 1.6 overnight rating for the final round of the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship, which saw Henrik Stenson win by one shot over Ollie Schniederjans. That figure is up 45% from a 1.1 overnight for Si Woo Kim’s five-shot win last year over Luke Donald. The final round in &rsquo...

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