USOpen.com sets live Internet records with Woods in playoff
The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the recently held USOpen.com set a record for live concurrent streaming viewers during the playoff round of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego, California.
More than 2.5 million streams were served on USOpen.com, surpassing all previous single sporting event numbers. The numbers peaked at more than 600,000 concurrent streams during the playoff.
USOpen.com’s new video internet console allowed fans to watch the playoff in a high quality and reliable environment. The technology was provided through its newest corporate partner IBM, which designed and hosted the site.