Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Pebble Beach Ratings Show Tiger Still The Only Pony in Town


The Golf Channel announced in a release that the final round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am last week was their highest rated golf event ever. While the stat might be a tad misleading (remember, up until a couple of years ago the Golf Channel basically showed the B.C. Open and that was it), it does show us something simple yet important; Tiger Woods is still the biggest draw in town.

Some could argue that Tiger being paired with Phil Mickelson was the reason for the 2.37 million viewers (and add another to that since I was watching in New Zealand), but honestly, it's all about Tiger. Why? Because people want to see him win, compete, comeback ... whatever. The Phil thing definitely made it more interesting for the casual viewer, but if it was Phil vs. Rickie Fowler or Rory McIlroy, that number would have been about 20 percent of what it actually was.

Tiger is still the tour, as far as ratings and fans are concerned, and while I thought that might change over the last few years, it definitely hasn't.

Getty Images


1 comment:

coach purses outlet said...

Your coach factory outlet own areas including South America Brazil sexy bikinis are usually just as arriving revealing simply because levels. Although coach outlet store online Brazil sexy bikinis are usually regarded as put on regarding sailing, your own South America Brazil sexy bikinis are coach outlet usually almost all superbly recognized regarding sunbathing utilize.

Ladies might coach outlet store online regarded as among around three variants regarding many of these swimwear tops-triangle, halter, together with bandeau. Your coach purses outlet own triangle protects your own breasts location utilizing a set of teeny-tiny portions which coach outlet will claim that a few might cope with an inferior section of your own boxes.

A coach online outlet brand new halter perfect is performed utilizing to some extent extra sheet and it is cinched through the acoustic guitar neck of the guitar to keep your own bosom by coach outlet way of rapidly declining from your match. Your own bandeau is like the actual flexible television which will techniques within the coach outlet online accompany nestles through the upper body muscle tissue location, without neckties using the acoustic guitar neck of the guitar in addition to back.