Final round coverage of the British Open scored a 3.6 overnight Nielsen rating on Sunday, according to Sports Business Daily. Phil Mickelson won the event by three shots. It was the highest-rated final round since it moved to ESPN in 2010. The 3.6 rating came in the 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ET slot. It rated 10 percent higher than last year's Ernie Els victory that scored a 3.3. In 2009, the last year the Open was on ABC, it received a 3.9 overnight. Saturday's third-round coverage drew a 3.1 overnight, just better than last year's 3.0.
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