22 Jun

THE MIZ AND OTHERS ENTERTAIN DURING CELEBRITY PRO-AM

JOHNSON’S AND HARRINGTON’S GROUPS WIN TRAVELERS CELEBRITY PRO-AM

TPC River Highlands played host to the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am Wednesday.

However, due to a late morning thunderstorm, play was temporarily suspended, and teams were limited to just nine holes. With a score of 25, Zach Johnson’s team took first place amongst the front nine group. Johnson’s winning group included Chris Thornell, Bill Timmerman and Dan Pace. On the back nine, Padraig Harrington’s group won top honors with a 10-under par 25. Playing alongside Harrington was Richard Hylant, Mary Beth Hahn and Mike Horvath.

The celebrity field included singer/songwriters Michael Bolton and Eddie Money, actor Joe Pesci,  ESPN’s Chris Berman, Karl Ravech and Kenny Mayne, WWE wrestler The Miz, UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun and assistant coaches George Blaney and Kevin Ollie,  along with associate head women’s basketball coach Chris Dailey, Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Doug Flutie, NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, in addition to Quinnipiac head men’s basketball coach  Tom Moore and assistant Scott Burrell.

Money stayed on the course Wednesday night and performed a concert for fans as part of the REACH Concert Series. The Travelers Championship and The REACH Foundation held the concert to raise money and awareness to support charitable organizations and programs focusing on children in need.

The opening round of the 2011 Travelers Championship commences Thursday morning with tee-times starting at 6:50 a.m. Tickets are available at TravelersChampionship.com.

Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am Results

Front Nine Results

First Place
ZACH JOHNSON (25)
Chris Thornell
Bill Timmerman
Dan Pace

Second Place
J.J. HENRY (26)
Chris Berman
Doug Flutie
Andre Tippett

Third Place
KENNY PERRY (27)
Bruce Bozsum
Jonathan Hamilton
James Gessner

BRIAN DAVIS (27)
Chris Dailey
Ray Lamontagne
James Naughton

Back Nine Results

First Place
PADRAIG HARRINGTON (25)
Richard Hylant
Mary Beth Hahn
Mike Horvath

Second Place
TOM GILLIS (26)
Don Sardilli
Bob Olsen
Jeremy DeSimone

Third Place
JASON BOHN (27)
Ken Aufiero
Steve Baye
Sean Feeley

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