via press release:
After a most-watched U.S. Open Tuesday for Golf Channel, the momentum continued on Wednesday with a second straight most-watched day at the U.S. Open:
WEDNESDAY RECORD VIEWERSHIP: U.S. OPEN WEEK
Wednesday’s Golf Central Live From The U.S. Open and Morning Drive drove Golf Channel to its most-watched U.S. Open Wednesday Total Day audience (133,000 Avg Viewers/Minute):
+13% vs. 2012 at Olympic, most recent comparable West Coast hosted U.S. Open
+22% vs. 2014 at Pinehurst
Golf Central’s Live From The U.S. Open (9 pm to 11 pm EST) peaked from 9:00P to 10:00P p.m. ET with a .3 Cvg. Rtg; 263,000 viewers per minute, and was the 3rd most-watched early week (Mon/Tues/Wed) edition of any Golf Central Live From The U.S. Open on record (2006-2015).
Morning Drive at the Majors (9 am-10 am EST) posted a 0.13 Cvg. Rtg, 114,000 viewers per minute, and 52,000 P25-54 viewers per minute. This is the 2nd most-watched early week (Mon/Tues/Wed) hour of Morning Drive at the Majors among Adults 25-54 on record (2011-2015).