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Overnight Ratings: Byron Nelson Down, Marking 15th Straight Week Of Declines For PGA Tour

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 17

CBS yesterday drew a 2.2 rating for the final round of the PGA Tour AT&T Byron Nelson, which saw Billy Horschel defeat Jason Day in a playoff. The rating is down 12% from a 2.5 rating last year, when Sergio Garcia defeated Brooks Koepka on the first playoff hole, which marked the event's best f...

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