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Overnight Ratings: CBS, Golf Channel See Gains For PGA Tour Travelers Championship

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 15

CBS drew a 2.3 overnight rating for the final round of the PGA Tour Travelers Championship yesterday, which saw Bubba Watson defeat Paul Casey in a two-hole playoff. That figure is the best for the event since a 2.3 overnight in ’05, when the event was held in late August. The 2.3 also is...

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