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9 million viewers in the United States tuned in before Woods

No ratings disaster if canada goose coats on sale Woods canada goose outlet store locations misses Masters

Rain falls onto the logo on a Masters unbrella during a players practice round ahead of canada goose store the 2015 Masters at Canada Goose Outlet Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 7, 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Canada Goose Parka Photo

With the first canada goose clearance major of the year Canada Goose sale three weeks away, Woods is still nursing an ailing back and his chances of teeing it up at Augusta National, where he is a four canada goose coats time winner, do not look promising.

But sports industry analysts say an absence of Woods from Augusta National will not have nearly as much 2018 canada goose outlet of an impact as in Canada Goose online 2014 when, as the world top ranked golfer, he missed the Masters for the first time.

knows the course. It just canadian goose jacket so gorgeous and canada goose outlet toronto factory there so many famous holes there that people can wait to see, Bob Dorfman, a sports marketing expert at Baker Street Advertising in San Francisco, told Reuters.

as long as it competitive and you got a couple of big name players in there on the weekend I canada goose think they are going to get solid ratings.

The absence of Woods from the Masters would once have been buy canada goose jacket a ratings disaster but it appears the golf world, helped by some likeable players atop the world rankings and the continuing competitiveness of gallery favourite Phil Mickelson, has grown accustomed to him missing majors.

When Woods, as world number one, Canada Goose Online missed the 2014 Masters while recovering from back online website surgery, ratings for CBS weekend coverage was 8.6 million viewers, the lowest since 1993 when 7.9 million viewers in the United States tuned in before Woods burst onto the scene.

Now ranked 734th in the world and a creaking shadow of his former self, Woods, who has missed the last four majors and six of the last canada goose black friday sale 12, no longer strikes fear in fellow golfers but still has the potential to generate healthy ratings.

thing is Canada Goose Coats On Sale he still bumps the ratings. If he playing, and if he in the final group on the weekend he definitely still makes a cheap Canada Goose difference, said Dorfman.

are maybe not expecting him to win anymore but there is still an excitement and hope that he is going to do well on one side. One the other side it let watch canada goose clearance sale and see what happened to this guy. There a curiosity about how far he fallen buy canada goose jacket cheap off.

Woods made his return to the PGA Tour in January after an absence of 17 months and promptly missed the cut at the Farmers Insurance Open.

He shot an opening round 77 a week later in Dubai before withdrawing due canada goose deals to a back spasm. He has since withdrawn from a handful of tournaments to focus on further rehabilitation on his back and his return date is uncertain.

But with or without Woods, canada goose replica the Masters offers something many golf fans simply cannot resist, a tradition rich tournament played on the same course each year that signals the start of spring for most of the country.

dealing with a unique property, tradition unlike any other. And while 10 years ago our audience would be Canada Goose Jackets surprised if Tiger was not playing I think given his history over the last year and a half that the audience would be pleasantly surprised if he does play, former CBS Sports president Neal Pilson told Reuters.

young professionals who have collectively taken Tiger place Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Dustin Johnson, among others certainly have a following and they will bring a substantial audience to Augusta whether or not Tiger plays.

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