Overnights Down Double-Digits For Deutsche Bank Championship


Labor Day weekend was no holiday for the PGA Tour.

Final round coverage of the Deutsche Bank Championship drew a 2.1 overnight rating on NBC Monday afternoon, down 13% from last year (2.4), up 40% from 2008 (1.5) and down 48% from 2007 (4.0).

The last time Tiger Woods won the event (2006), final round coverage drew a 4.7 overnight rating.

The 2.1 is tied as the second-lowest final round overnight in the seven-year history of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Third round action on Sunday drew a 1.7 overnight, down 11% from last year (1.9), up 13% from 2008 (1.5) and down 46% from 2007 (2.8).

(Sports Business Daily)