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Ratings for Masters’ final round hits five-year high

Ratings for Masters' final round hits five-year high

The final round Masters showdown between eventual victor Jon RahmLIV Golf’s Brooks KoepkaCBS announced Tuesday that the broadcast was the most-watched on any network’s golf telecast in five years.

The telecast was a highlight of Rahm’s comeback from Sunday’s 2-shot deficit to win his second major and regain the No. 1 ranking. This averaged 12.06 millions viewers, an increase of 19% compared to Scottie SchefflerLast year’s Masters winner.

Between 7:15 and 7:15 p.m., Rahm’s victory drew more than 15 million viewers. ET, as Rahm was finishing off his 4-shot victory over Koepka. Phil Mickelson.

The Masters has always been a popular event in golf, but the 2023 edition added intrigue due to the fact that it was the first since LIV Golf’s start, which was supported by Saudi Arabia. It drew a distinguished group of players, including Mickelson and Koepka.