TV ratings rise for Masters, short of record
Published 04/13/2010, The Jamestown Sun
Phil Mickelson’s Masters win, with Tiger Woods lurking but never really in contention, drew much higher television ratings than last year but fell far short of the record set by Woods’ first title at Augusta. Sunday’s final round on CBS earned a 12.0 overnight rating and 25 share, up 36 percent from last year’s 8.8/21 for Angel Cabrera’s win in a two-hole playoff. But it didn’t come close to matching the 15.8/32 for Woods’ first Masters victory in 1997.Word count: 220
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