With Tiger win, Memorial TV rating up 138 percent
Monday, June 4, 2012
NEW YORK – A Tiger Woods victory is still a big draw on TV.
With Woods rallying for a win Sunday, the Memorial Tournament had its highest-rated final round in eight years. CBS said Monday that the coverage earned a 3.8 rating and 9 share, up 138 percent from last year when Steve Stricker won.
Ratings represent the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program. Shares represent the percentage of all homes with TVs in use at the time. Overnight ratings measure the country's largest markets.