Tiger Woods' Big Win Leads to 206% Ratings Increase for NBC

Can Bjorn lead Europe to victory at Le Golf National

Can Bjorn lead Europe to victory at Le Golf National

Not surprisingly, just about everyone who watches golf thought we'd seen the last of Woods winning at some point during the past five years in which the 14-time major champ struggled through a variety of injuries and controversies.

Tiger has certainly come close - this year he finished second in the PGA Championship and staked a serious claim for The Open.

"I spent 25 years playing professional golf with Tiger Woods on the scene and any time he does anything great that's a story and that's where we want to see him", Bjørn said.

Bjørn was, however, full of praise for Woods's latest and 80th PGA Tour triumph achieved after four back surgeries.

The 14-time major victor secured a two-stroke victory at East Lake on Sunday, claiming a first PGA Tour success since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

"We'll go out and do what we can and play our game".

"He is great not just for the sport of golf but for the sports world".

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"Flying tonight with the guys, it's going to be fun".

"So for everyone in golf it's brilliant".

That ratings performance is even more impressive when you factor in that that the Tour Championship went up against a full-slate of National Football League action.

Sunday's victory was a long time coming for Woods, who fought his way back to the top after some rough years.

The Tiger boost manifested itself earlier in the year during majors in which he was in contention.

"One thing I learnt about Ryder Cup is no matter how exhausted you are, you're going to carry yourself, the last bit of adrenaline you have in your body", the Dane said.

Furyk added: "This event is a bit of a marathon in its own right, and Tiger and Justin Rose have played in so many of these that they understand the physical and mental demands of this event". You know this already, surely.

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