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Woods Win at Bay Hill Sparks Strong Ratings for NBC- Tiger Woods’ victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday scored NBC an overnight rating of 4.8, up a whopping 129% over coverage of the event from 2011. It’s also the best overnight rating for the Bay Hill event since Woods won the tournament in 2009. Ratings
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The New York Post has been known to create some attention-grabbing headlines over time. They've also been known to have something of an infatuation with Tiger Woods. So, with Woods winning for the first time since 2009 on Sunday, it only made sense that the Post would make Woods a focal point. Woods' win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational -- his first since the BMW Championship...
Tiger Woods just loves winning at Bay Hill in the Arnold Palmer invitational as he is looking for win number 7. Woods didn’t move to a large lead today and he almost risked falling back. The Rest of the field didn’t take full advantage of the fact Woods only posted one under par today. Nonetheless Woods shooting one under par was good enough to hold off Graeme McDowell who...
It had been over 900 days since Tiger Woods last won an official PGA tournament before Sunday. With his victory at Bay Hill, Tiger Woods finally broke his winless streak and did something few men in the universe are capable of doing at the present time - kick Tim Tebow off the back pages of the New York tabloids. Tiger's victory isn't just great news for his game though...
Tiger Woods won his first PGA Tour victory since his infamous sex scandal at the end of 2009, in which a dozen or so women came out as having an affair with the golf king. Woods closed his victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a 2-under 70 for a five-shot win over Graeme McDowell.
Seems like the prince of golf is may be back. With the Masters only two weeks away,...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods finally brought the buzz back to the very thing that made him famous -- winning.
Two weeks after another injury scare, and two days before his former coach's book goes on sale, Woods looked dominant as ever Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
It was his first PGA Tour victory since a sex scandal at the end of 2009 led to one of the greatest...
With Tiger Woods on his way to his first PGA Tour victory in over two years, overnight ratings increased dramatically for Saturday’s third round coverage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Coverage of the third round of the PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational earned a 2.9 overnight rating on NBC Saturday, according to USA Today, up 53% from last year (1.9), and up 93% from 2010...
Tiger ends 30-month drought with Bay Hill victory.
Arnold Palmer has been released from the hospital Monday after being admitted Sunday for high blood pressure after watching Eldrick win his tourney. Arnold Palmer (pictured above) took some time this weekend to sign autographs for the ladies. Now we know where that blood rush came from. [Follow me @TravisHouser]
One swing cost Tiger Woods a comfortable lead Saturday at Bay
Hill. He still finished atop the leaderboard, leaving him one round
away from winning on the PGA Tour for the first time in 30
How exciting is this time of year? This weekend the Final 4 is decided in the Big Dance. The Marshall baseball team and softball teams both have conference games this weekend. Tiger Woods is in contention to win his first tournament in over two years. However, what can trump all of that? How about the fact that today is the eve, eve of spring practice for OUR Marshall University Thundering Herd.
Arnold Palmer is out of the hospital and back at work.
A spokesman for the tournament named for the golfing great says Palmer was released on Monday. The 82-year-old Palmer had been hospitalized overnight in Florida as a precaution because of high blood pressure from new medication.
Spokesman Bev Norwood said Palmer returned to his office on Monday.
Palmer was absent at the 18th...
Arnold Palmer is being hospitalized overnight after doctors noticed a rise in his blood pressure.
Palmer wasn't on the 18th green at Bay Hill on Sunday when Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the seventh time, ending a 30-month victory drought on the PGA Tour.
Alaistair Johnston, vice chairman of IMG and Palmer's longtime business manager, says the 82-year...
Arnold Palmer has been admitted into the Hospital with high blood pressure. Although people reported no one is extremely worried about he King of golf, they will keep Arnie overnight as a precaution. Palmer just watched Tiger Woods win his 7th Arnold Palmer Invitational this afternoon from the Bay Hill Club. Palmer is the man responsible for making golf the great televised game...
Fifteen years from now, maybe we'll think of the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday as the opening scene of the second act to the greatest career in golf history.
It sure felt like it was the start of something special.
Starting the day with a one stroke lead over Graeme McDowell, Tiger Woods suddenly turned back the clock and did what he always did...