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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Event Up On CBS; Nationals-Mets Big For ESPN, SNY

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

Golf and NASCAR led weekend overnight ratings for sports telecasts. The final round of the PGA Tour Quicken Loans Invitational, which saw Troy Merritt hold off Rickie Fowler for his first win on Tour, drew a 2.5 overnight, marking the event's best figure since Tiger Woods won in '12 (4.6). Meanwhil...

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