TOURNAMENT WEEKLONG ACTIVATIONS

MILITARY APPRECIATION PRESENTED BY TRINITY HEALTH OF NEW ENGLAND
Wednesday – Sunday
The Tournament is once again proud to support U.S. Armed Forces with Military Appreciation presented by Trinity Health of New England. This weeklong salute will give military personnel and their families a chance to see some of the best golfers compete at the Travelers

Championship. All active, reserve and retired Military Service Members and U.S. Veterans are invited into the Patriots’ Outpost, a complimentary hospitality venue that will offer free food and beverage, Wednesday – Sunday. The venue will be fully climate-controlled thanks to the support from our sponsors.  Once again, there will be a viewing deck sponsored by Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, overlooking the 18th hole for all Military Service Members, U.S. Veterans and their families to enjoy a view of the finishing hole of TPC River Highlands.

Associate Sponsors of Military Appreciation include Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, ConnectiCare®, Kaman, Pratt & Whitney, CloudX and Stryker. Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ will provide complimentary lunch Wednesday – Sunday of tournament week in the Patriots’ Outpost.

Hours of operation for the Patriots’ Outpost are 10:00 a.m. to 30 minutes post play Wednesday – Sunday.

VETERANS FREE ADMISSION PROGRAM PRESENTED BY BEAR’S SMOKEHOUSE BBQ
Monday – Sunday
The Travelers Championship expanded its Military Appreciation program to include free admission for all U.S. Veterans and their immediate family members, sponsored by Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ. This is in addition to free admission the tournament offers to all active, reserve and retired U.S. service members and their dependents. Sponsored by Trinity Health Of New England.

FARMINGTON BANK KIDS ZONE
Tuesday – Sunday
Visit the Farmington Bank Kids Zone featuring a rock wall, Family Care Station, and the mini golf course.

STANLEY BLACK & DECKER FAN ZONE
Wednesday – Sunday
Located between holes no. 1 and no. 18, the Stanley Black & Decker Fan Zone will feature interactive activities, the Farmington Bank Kids Zone, concessions, Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, the Liberty Bank Concert Series and more. The Stanley Black & Decker Fan Zone is the interactive destination for fans and families at the Travelers Championship.

OPERATION BIRDIES PRESENTED BY KAMAN
Thursday – Sunday | 17th Hole
Operation Birdies presented by Kaman will take place on the 17th hole at TPC River Highlands. Throughout the competition rounds, Thursday – Sunday, a minimum $100 donation will be made for every birdie the PGA TOUR professionals make on this Military Appreciation Hole. The funds generated from this program will be donated to Birdies for the Brave Homefront Groups that will activate in the local Connecticut market.

97.9 ESPN PRESENTS THE ROB DIBBLE SHOW
Monday – Sunday | Big Y Radio Deck
The 97.9 ESPN afternoon show will broadcast live from the Big Y Radio Deck at the Travelers Championship throughout the week.

FAIRWAYS OF LIFE WITH MATT ADAMS
Wednesday – Friday
The Sirius XM morning program of Fairways of Life with Matt Adams will broadcast live from the tournament Wednesday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Monday, June 18, 2018

OPENING CEREMONY
9:00 a.m. | Tee Box at Hole 1
The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Travelers Championship will take place at the First Tee Box to kick off the tournament week festivities.

AETNA TOURNAMENT PLAYERS PRO-AM
12:30 p.m. | Shotgun Start
The Aetna Tournament Players Pro-Am offers an exclusive opportunity to take on TPC River Highlands during tournament week alongside PGA TOUR professionals. The event provides an unforgettable experience for the golf enthusiast.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

PRACTICE ROUND FOR PGA TOUR PROFESSIONALS
All Day | TPC River Highlands

PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE MATCHES
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | The Karl Krapek Family Learning Links
Six local teams compete in PGA Junior League matches.

THE UMBRELLA AT 15 ½ – CLOSEST TO THE PIN CONTEST: PROFESSIONALS AND CADDIES
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | The Umbrella at 15 ½
During the practice round on Tuesday, PGA TOUR Professionals and caddies are given a chance to hit at the famous Travelers floating umbrella. The hole is known as The Umbrella at 15 ½, which is located in the pond between the 15th, 16th, and 17th holes at TPC River Highlands. The hole is 85 yards long and the target is a 40-foot umbrella. The winning player will receive $10,000 to the charity of his choice. The professional caddies will each take a shot at the umbrella for a gift from Travelers.

GAMEDAY
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Mohegan Sun Sponsor Club and Back 9 Holes of TPC River Highlands
GAMEDAY is an exciting event that offers young golfers the opportunity to interact with PGA TOUR professionals at the Travelers Championship. Each GAMEDAY participant is given free admission to the tournament and the opportunity to exclusively follow a few PGA TOUR professionals for nine holes of their practice round. The GAMEDAY event will conclude with a reception for the participants and the PGA TOUR professionals. This includes a Q & A session, photos and autographs.

OPERATION SHOWER PRESENTED BY CONNECTICARE®
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | The First Tee of Connecticut David & Geri Epstein Learning Center
The Travelers Championship will host a special baby shower for 40 expectant military moms with the support of ConnectiCare®. Each of the moms will be showered with gifts from local and national sponsors. Travelers is also a supporting sponsor of this event. The event will feature celebrity host Rosie Pope. *Invitation Required.

EVERSOURCE PGA TOUR PLAYER EXPERIENCE FOR JUNIOR GOLFERS
Registration at 12:00 p.m. and Program runs 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | The Karl Krapek Family Learning Links & TPC River Highlands Practice Facility
The Eversource PGA TOUR Player Experience for Junior Golfers offers 40 young people the chance to be a PGA TOUR player for a day! Selected participants will play three holes with a PGA TOUR professional, receive a private tour of the official equipment vans, and take part in a private clinic. *Invitation Required.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

TRAVELERS CELEBRITY PRO-AM
Morning Tee Times | 6:50 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. and Afternoon Tee Times | 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am features PGA TOUR professionals and celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment along with amateur golfers, providing a unique experience for all.

OFF-SITE PRO-AM AT WETHERSFIELD COUNTRY CLUB
5:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Wethersfield Country Club
Participates will be able to attend the Shopping Spree at the Travelers Championship before they head over to Wethersfield Country Club for registration and lunch. The day will consist of a shotgun start for amateur foursomes paired with PGA TOUR professionals at 1:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.

BOOMER & GIO SHOW
6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Big Y Radio Deck
WFAN morning talk show hosts Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti will be broadcasting live from TPC River Highlands.

BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE MILITARY CADDIE PROGRAM
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | 17th Hole
Through the support of Trinity Health Of New England, the Travelers Championship will offer a special Military Caddie Program on Wednesday for active duty military. Military Service Members will have the opportunity to go inside the ropes and caddie for a PGA TOUR professional on the 17th hole during the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am. All caddies will wear Birdies for the Brave branded camouflage caddie bibs and get to experience a PGA TOUR event “inside the ropes.”

FARMINGTON BANK CELEBRITY MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT
9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. | Stanley Black & Decker Fan Zone/Farmington Bank Kids Zone
The Farmington Bank Celebrity Mini Golf Tournament will take place on the Mini Golf Course in the Farmington Bank Kids Zone, and Renee DiNino from iHeart Communities will emcee the event. The event will consist of two waves: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. On-air personalities from the local and national media and special guests are invited to compete for a chance to designate a donation to the charity of their choice. $2,500 will be donated to the winning teams’ charity for each shotgun.

102.9 THE WHALE LIVE BROADCASTS
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Across from the Merchandise Tent
Klonk and Keith Dakin will be on site broadcasting live.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND
Morning Tee Times | 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and Afternoon Tee Times | 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The First Round of the 2018 Travelers Championship begins on Thursday, with PGA TOUR Professionals teeing off in groups of three on holes no. 1 and no. 10.

WDRC PRESENTS THE BRAD DAVIS SHOW
5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Patriots’ Outpost
Brad Davis and Dan Lovallo will interview tournament officials, key partners and outpost guests while broadcasting their talk show live with the Patriots’ Outpost.

WOMEN’S DAY PRESENTED BY TRAVELERS
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Pro-Am Tent
The 10th annual Women’s Day presented by Travelers will feature print and television journalist, currently serving as the co-anchor of CBS This Morning, Norah O’Donnell and actor, singer, musician, and composer, Christopher Jackson for a breakfast. The day will also feature tours of the Golf Channel studios, golf clinic geared specifically for women (1:00 p.m. on the practice facility), preferred bleacher seating and discounts in the merchandise tent.

HYPE’S TEE IT UP FOR CHARITY
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Pro-Am Tent
Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE) will host a special reception at the Travelers Championship, which will raise money for local charities including The First Tee of Connecticut, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England and The Village for Families & Children. * Special Ticket Required

Friday, June 22, 2018

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND ROUND
Morning Tee Times | 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and Afternoon Tee Times | 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
During the Second Round of the 2018 Travelers Championship, PGA TOUR Professionals will tee off in groups of three on holes no. 1 and no. 10.

K9S FOR WARRIORS PRESENTED BY STRYKER
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Patriots’ Outpost
Stryker will continue to give a new leash on life to military heroes by sponsoring service canines and empowering veterans to return to civilian life with dignity and independence. You’re invited to attend Stryker’s military appreciation ceremony during the Travelers Championship, where Stryker will present a vest and $20,000 donation for the sponsorship of a service dog to K9s For Warriors.

AFTERNOONS WITH TODD FEINBURG
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Mohegan Sun Sponsor Club
The WTIC NewsTalk 1080 afternoon show will broadcast live from the Mohegan Sun Sponsor Club on Friday of tournament week. Todd talks about everything relevant and relatable to the local community, its residents, and businesses.

LIBERTY BANK CONCERT SERIES FEATURING SURVIVOR
Approx. 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Stanley Black & Decker Fan Zone
Live Music After Play! After the last putt drops, stay for the live concert and enjoy great music to end the day.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND
Tee Times | 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
During the Third Round of the 2018 Travelers Championship, PGA TOUR Professionals will tee off in groups of two on hole no. 1 and their tee time is based on their current place on the leaderboard heading into the weekend. The tee times are structured with the leaders teeing off last on Saturday and each group before them being the closest in position to the lead.

THE FIRST TEE OF CONNECTICUT PATRON’S BREAKFAST
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | The First Tee of Connecticut David & Geri Epstein Learning Center
Registration opens at 8:30a.m.  | Program runs from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
The First Tee of Connecticut will hold an event on Saturday morning in The First Tee of Connecticut David & Geri Epstein Learning Center. This event will honor past and current donors of The First Tee of Connecticut and showcase The First Tee facilities.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PARTY SPONSORED BY HARTFORD HEALTHCARE
5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Pro-Am Tent
This year’s Volunteer Appreciation Party will take place on Saturday evening. The night will include great prizes, a photo booth and food featuring Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ. The 2018 Volunteer Awards will also be presented at the party, including the 2018 Volunteer of the Year award. Thank you to Hartford HealthCare for their continuing support of the Volunteer Party!

LIBERTY BANK CONCERT SERIES FEATURING TYLER FARR
Approx. 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Stanley Black & Decker Fan Zone
Live Music After Play! After the last putt drops, stay for the live concert and enjoy great music to end the day.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL ROUND
Tee Times | 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
In the Final Round of the 2018 Travelers Championship, PGA TOUR Professionals will tee off in groups of two on hole no. 1 and their tee time is based on their current place on the leaderboard after the Third Round. The leader at the end of the round will be crowned the champion of the 2018 Travelers Championship.

LUSTGARTEN 18-HOLE STROLL PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH
7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Pro-Am Tent
The Pancreatic Cancer Research 18-Hole Stroll will take place on Sunday around the golf course at TPC River Highlands. This event raises money for the Lustgarten Foundation’s pancreatic cancer research efforts.

CLOSING CEREMONY
Approx. 6:00 p.m. | 18th Green
The 2018 Travelers Championship will conclude with a ceremony on the 18th green where the champion is awarded the tournament trophy.

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