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08.13.2018

CBS SPORTS’ 2018 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL-ROUND COVERAGE SCORES HIGHEST RATING IN NINE YEARS, UP 69% FROM LAST YEAR

CBS Sports’ final-round coverage of the 2018 PGA Championship on Sunday, August 12 earned an average household metered market rating/share of 6.1/14, up 69% from last year’s 3.6/8. Brooks Koepka held off Tiger Woods and Adam Scott to win his second major of the year.

This year’s 6.1/14 is the highest rating for the Sunday final round of the PGA Championship since 2009.

The final-round rating peaked with an 8.3/17 rating/share from 7:00-7:15 PM, ET.

Top Five Rated Markets:

1. St. Louis – 11.5/24

2. Fort Myers – 11.2/22

3. Kansas City – 10.4/22

4. Tampa/St. Petersburg – 9.8/21

T5. Dayton – 9.5/19

West Palm Beach – 9.5/18

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CBS SPORTS CONTACT:

Jerry Caraccioli

212-975-7466

gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Press:

Jerry Caraccioli
212-975-7466
gwcaraccioli@cbs.com