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Ratings watch: PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic tops week with 4.4 on KWTV-9

ESPN's Home Run Derby ratings up 38 percent
by Mel Bracht Published: July 10, 2012

Despite having two unknown golfers (Ted Potter Jr. and Troy Kelly) battle in a playoff, CBS' coverage of the Greenbrier Classis on Sunday topped the week with a 4.4 on KWTV-9. ESPN's local rating for the Home Run Derby (3.3) was up 38 percent from last year.

Sports events July 3-9

1. Greenbrier Classic fourth round, PGA Tour, Sunday, KWTV-9, 4.4.

2. Home Run Derby, MLB, Monday, ESPN, 3.3.

3. Coke Zero 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Saturday, TNT, 3.0

4. Greenbrier Classic third round, PGA Tour, Saturday, KWTV-9, 2.4.

5. Wimbledon men's final, tennis, ESPN, 2.2.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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