NBC Racks Up Ratings Milestones for U.S. Open Golf Broadcast

Jun 20, 2012  •  Post A Comment

NBC’s coverage of the 112th U.S. Open Championship golf tournament produced some ratings milestones, the network announced.

Among them, according to an NBC Sports statement citing Nielsen data:

— The most-watched final round in four years
— The most-watched third round in a decade
— The most-watched combined Saturday-Sunday coverage in four years
— Sunday’s final round averaged 9.6 million viewers, up 30% from last year
— Saturday’s third round averaged 7.6 million viewers, up 65% from last year
— Weekend coverage averaged 8.6 million viewers, up 43% from last year

Additionally, NBC Sports announced: “Golf Channel’s news coverage, which included its signature ‘Live from the U.S. Open,’ had its most-watched U.S. Open Week in its 17-year history.

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