Jon Rahm celebrates with a trophy after winning the US Open Golf Tournament at the Torrey Pines Golf Course.
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According to NBC Sports, the 121st US Open Championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course averaged 5.7 million viewers in the final round on Sunday.
Jon Rahm from Spain Won the event, His first PGA Tour major and his sixth victory Career.. Ram is now worldBrought home $ 2.25 million $ 12.5 million wallet.. During his career, he earned $ 28 million.
Louis Oosthuizen finished second and earned about $ 1.3 million. Dustin Johnson, currently the world’s second-largest golfer, finished 17th at the 2021 US Open. Johnson earned $ 125,363.
According to the NBC, viewership peaked at 8.9 million at 8:00 pm, making it the second-watched US Open in five years. It was also the most watched golf event on the network since the 2018 Tour Championship. The event featured golf superstar Tiger Woods, with an average of 5.8 million viewers in the final round.
The number of viewers for the 2021 broadcast was also 76% higher than the 2020 US Open, which aired last September due to a pandemic. Thursday-Sunday coverage on the NBC and Golf Channel averaged 3.1 million viewers.
Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau were two notable golfers heading to the US Open as they engaged in a golfer’s feud. Koepka finished in 4th place in Thailand and brought back about $ 498,000. DeChambeau, who won the 2020 event, finished Thailand in 26th place ($ 87,941). Rory McIlroy finished in 7th place ($ 306,893).
Disclosure: NBC is owned by NBC Universal, which is also CNBC’s parent company.
The final round of the 2021 US Open will attract 5.7 million viewers
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