Everybody knows that when it comes to golf ratings, Tiger Woods is the big draw. With that knowledge, combined with Woods’ less-than-noteworthy performance at Augusta, it should come as no surprise that the ratings for the Masters’ final round this past Sunday were down.
What might surprise some though is how much the rating plummeted, presumably based on Tiger’s failure to be in contention of the final day. Viewership was down 22% despite the riveting playoff between Louis Oosthuizen and eventual champion Bubba Watson.
Craig engaged in a discussion on the ‘Tiger effect’ with the biggest golf fan he knows, Jerry Recco, before taking a couple of calls in the subject and referencing Tiger’s extramarital affair with an IHOP waitress…
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