Category Archives: Tournament News

22 Jun

Round 1 Recap

HARTFORD, Conn., June 22, 2017 – A first-time visitor – but certainly a familiar face – grabbed the lead during the first round of the 2017 Travelers Championship on Thursday. Jordan Spieth, a two-time major champion who is currently No. 5 in the Official World Golf Ranking, shot a 7-under-par 63 – the lowest opening round […]

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22 Jun

Day 3 Recap

Day three of the Travelers Championship consisted of numerous celebrities participating in the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am and the Farmington Bank Celebrity Mini Golf Tournament on Wednesday. This warm and sunny day called for fun competition and donations to worthwhile charitable causes. The Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am featured Broadway star Christopher Jackson of “Hamilton” fame, actor/comedian Kevin […]

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20 Jun

Day 2 Recap

HARTFORD, Conn., June 20, 2017 – The sun beamed down Tuesday as players and caddies took their shots at The Umbrella at 15 ½ Challenge, the 85-yard “hole” at TPC River Highlands that features a 40-foot-long floating green in the shape of the Travelers red umbrella logo in the middle of a lake. Players competed […]

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19 Jun

Day 1 Recap

HARTFORD, Conn., June 19, 2017 – Travelers Championship week began Monday with the Opening Ceremony dedicating the Memorial Garden at TPC River Highlands in honor of former Travelers Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jay Fishman. Monday also kicked off the first of two pro-ams, the Aetna Tournament Players Pro-Am. The Travelers Championship is once again being […]

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16 Jun

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES 2017 PLAYER FIELD

HARTFORD, Conn., June 16, 2017 – The Travelers Championship today announced its player field for the 2017 tournament, which will be held June 19-25 at TPC River Highlands. Three players ranked among the world’s top five will be participating, and six of the top 20 are in the field: Rory McIlroy (No. 2), Jason Day […]

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16 Jun

TIM WAKEFIELD, DANE DEHAAN AND TYLER HOECHLIN TO HOST FARMINGTON BANK CELEBRITY MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT AT THE 2017 TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

HARTFORD, Conn., June 16, 2017 – The Travelers Championship today announced that former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield, along with actors Dane DeHaan and Tyler Hoechlin, will host the Farmington Bank Celebrity Mini Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 21, in the Farmington Bank Kids Zone at TPC River Highlands. Shotgun starts will send off three-player […]

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15 Jun

WYNDHAM CLARK, BRETT COLETTA, BEAU HOSSLER, RYAN RUFFELS RECEIVE EXEMPTIONS INTO 2017 TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

HARTFORD, Conn., June 15, 2017 – The Travelers Championship today announced that Wyndham Clark, Brett Coletta, Beau Hossler and Ryan Ruffels have received exemptions and will compete in the 2017 tournament. Coletta, Hossler and Ruffels all turned professional in the past year; Clark intends to make his professional debut at this year’s Travelers Championship. “We’ve […]

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14 Jun

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES CELEBRITY PRO-AM FIELD

HARTFORD, Conn., June 14, 2017 – The Travelers Championship today announced the celebrity lineup for the 2017 Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am, taking place Wednesday, June 21, at TPC River Highlands. The celebrities competing in the 2017 Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am include: Ray Allen: UConn All-American was a 10-time NBA All-Star, won NBA titles with the Celtics (2008) […]

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08 Jun

JORDAN SPIETH COMMITS TO 2017 TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

HARTFORD, Conn., June 8, 2017 – The Travelers Championship today announced that Jordan Spieth, a two-time major champion who is currently No. 6 in the Official World Golf Ranking, has committed to play in the 2017 tournament. It will mark his debut in the event at TPC River Highlands. “Jordan has quickly become one of […]

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