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PGA.com Sets a new Single Day Record in Daily Uniques for Monday’s coverage; Sees Triple Digit Increase in Live Streams
PGA.com and Ryder Cup Europe announced today that RyderCup.com delivered record setting numbers for Monday’s final round as well as a vast increase in daily uniques, page views, and live streams for its comprehensive online coverage from The Celtic Manor Resort in the City of Newport, Wales. The traffic to RyderCup.com, which is a part of PGA.com, also helped deliver a new single day record for daily uniques to PGA.com. On Monday, Oct. 4, rydercup.com reached 2.3 million daily uniques breaking the record set during the second round of this year’s PGA Championship (2.0 million).
Highlights of rydercup.com’s four day coverage (Oct. 1 – Oct. 4) of the 2010 Ryder Cup include:
§ A triple digit increase in live streams with 1 million streams compared to 2008, a 224% increase from the 2008 event.
§ A record number of average daily unique visitors for the Ryder Cup with 1.5 million average daily uniques, a 90% increase from 2008.
§ A triple digit increase in total page views with 145 million views, a 119% increase from the 2008 tournament.
§ The rydercup.com mobile web site received 413,000 unique visitors during the tournament.
PGA.com is the official site of The PGA of America operated by Turner Sports, and RyderCup.com are managed by Turner Sports on behalf of both The PGA of America and Ryder Cup Europe.