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Myriad reasons for CBS' overnight ratings drop at The Masters, including no back nine drama, no Tiger, Phil and Rory not in contention
— Austin Karp (@AustinKarp) April 14, 2014
CBS also drew a 4.4 overnight for Saturday's third-round coverage of The Masters, down 30 percent from a 6.3 overnight last year.
ESPN averaged a 1.8 fast-national rating and 2.5 million viewers for Friday's second-round coverage of the tournament, down 40 percent for both metrics compared to last year's event, which drew a 3.0 rating and 4.2 million viewers. For early round coverage on Thursday and Friday coverage, ESPN averaged a 1.6 rating and 2.2 million viewers, down 36 percent and 37 percent, respectively, from a 2.5 rating and 3.5 million viewers last year.For more news that golfers everywhere are talking about, follow @si_golf on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube video channel.