Category Archives: Tournament News

14 Feb

WATSON WINS IN A PLAYOFF

BUBBA WATSON CAME FROM SIX SHOTS BACK TO EARN HIS FIRST CAREER PGA TOUR VICTORY CROMWELL, Conn., June 27, 2010 – Trailing by six strokes going into the final round of the 2010 Travelers Championship, Bubba Watson shot a 66 and defeated Scott Verplank on the second playoff hole to earn his first career PGA […]

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14 Feb

$1.1 MILLION FOR CHARITY

2010 TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP PROCEEDS BENEFIT MORE THAN 130 CHARITIES THROUGHOUT THE REGION HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2010 – The Travelers Championship, Connecticut’s PGA TOUR event, announced today that the 2010 tournament generated $1,100,000, nearly a 70 percent increase from 2007.  The money generated from the tournament will benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, […]

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14 Feb

TWO PGA TOUR “BEST OF” AWARDS

2010 TOURNAMENT RECEIVES AWARDS FOR “BEST TITLE SPONSOR INTEGRATION” AND “MOST FAN-FRIENDLY EVENT” PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL – The Travelers Championship (Cromwell, CT) was honored with two awards from the PGA TOUR at the TOUR’s Tournament Advisory Council (TAC) Meetings this week. The Travelers Championship earned the “Best Title Sponsor Integration,” and “Most Fan-Friendly Event” […]

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14 Feb

WATSON WINS FOR A SECOND TIME

BUBBA WATSON EARNED HIS SECOND CAREER PGA TOUR VICTORY AT TORREY PINES HARTFORD, Conn., January 30, 2011 – Bubba Watson won his second PGA TOUR victory at Torrey Pines with a final round 67 to earn a one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson. Watson got up-and-down for birdie from the green-side bunker on the 72nd hole […]

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23 Jun

ROSE WINS $10,000 FOR CHARITY

JUSTIN ROSE WINS CLOSEST TO THE PIN ON THE UMBRELLA AT 15½ Cromwell, Conn., June 23, 2010 – Twenty-nine of 106 players participating in a practice round Tuesday for the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands landed a ball on The Umbrella at 15 ½, the 40-foot wide floating green shaped like the Travelers umbrella […]

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19 Jun

TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCES FULL PLAYER FIELD

TRAVELERS RELEASES FULL LIST OF COMPETITORS FOR 2010 TOURNAMENT CROMWELL, Conn., June 19, 2010 – The Travelers Championship will be held June 21 -27 at TPC River Highlands, and will feature one of the most exciting and competitive player fields that the event has experienced. Golf fans have much to look forward to on the […]

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17 Jun

GOOSEN AND BADDELEY ADDED TO FIELD

RETIEF GOOSEN AND AARON BADDELEY COMMIT TO TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD CROMWELL, Conn., June 17, 2010 – The Travelers Championship announced two more top players into the 2010 player field. Retief Goosen and Aaron Baddeley will be playing at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. next week. Goosen will be making his first-ever trip to the […]

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16 Jun

SPORT CELEBRITIES COMMIT TO PRO-AM

SMITH, BELICHICK, FLUTIE, CALHOUN AND EDSALL HIGHLIGHT ADDITIONAL CELEBRITIES HARTFORD, Conn., June 16, 2010– The Travelers Championship today announced nine additional celebrities that will play in the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday, June 23. The Pro-Am will feature Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith, Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie, New England Patriot’s Head Coach Bill […]

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15 Jun

TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCES FIVE MORE PLAYERS FIVE MORE

PLAYERS COMMIT LED BY RYDER CUP CAPTAIN PAVIN HARTFORD, Conn., June 15, 2010 – The Travelers Championship announced the addition of five top players to its field today. Corey Pavin, Lee Janzen, Boo Weekley, Scott Verplank and Bill Haas were added to a list of players who have committed to play in the PGA TOUR […]

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12 Jun

MORE THAN 500 TURNOUT FOR BLUMSHAPIRO 5K

SECOND ANNUAL EVENT HAS RECORD NUMBER OF RUNNERS David McKay Shatters Course Record and 13-Year-Old Kaelin Baker Wins Female Division CROMWELL, Conn., June 12, 2010 – The second annual BlumShapiro 5K for Charity welcomed more than 500 runners to TPC River Highlands on Saturday morning to take part in a Kids Fun Run and 5K […]

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11 Jun

HARRINGTON TO COMPETE AT THE HIGHLANDS

THREE-TIME MAJOR WINNER PADRAIG HARRINGTON ADDED TO TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD CROMWELL, Conn., June 11, 2010 – The Travelers Championship announced today that Padraig Harrington committed to play in the 2010 Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn. This will be Harrington’s second visit to TPC River Highlands, with his first coming in 2007. Currently 14th in the […]

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11 Jun

SIX CELEBRITIES COMMIT

FIRST SIX CELEBRITIES AGREE TO TEE IT UP AT THE TRAVELERS PRO-AM CROMWELL, Conn., June 11, 2010– The Travelers Championship will not only include some of the world’s best golfers, but also some of the biggest stars at the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday, June 23. Celebrities and sports personalities will tee it up alongside […]

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07 Jun

SCOTT, HOWELL AND DAVIS COMMIT TO PLAY

ADAM SCOTT, HOWELL III AND BRIAN DAVIS ADDED TO STRONG PLAYER FIELD CROMWELL, Conn., June 7, 2010 – The Travelers Championship announces three more exciting commitments to the 2010 player field. Adam Scott, Charles Howell III and Brian Davis will all be at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. when the tournament begins two weeks […]

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06 Jun

JUSTIN ROSE EARNS FIRST TOUR VICTORY

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP EARLY COMMITMENT ROSE CLAIMS FIRST TOUR VICTORY CROMWELL, Conn., June 6, 2010 – Justin Rose won the Memorial Tournament presented by Morgan Stanley to earn his first-ever PGA TOUR victory. Rose who has committed to the 2010 Travelers Championship shot a final round 66 to win over PGA TOUR rookie Rickie Fowler, who […]

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28 May

TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCES MILITARY APPRECIATION INITIATIVE

NEW MILITARY APPRECIATION INITIATIVE AND THREE MORE PLAYERS ANNOUNCED GROTON, Conn., May 28, 2010 – From the Historic Ship Nautilus at the Submarine Force Library & Museum in Groton, Conn., Travelers Championship officials today announced the addition of Military Appreciation for the 2010 tournament. Presented by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, this new initiative […]

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26 May

WOMEN’S DAY FEATURES NELL NEWMAN

NEWMAN’S OWN ORGANICS PRESIDENT HEADLINES EVENTS GEARED SPECIFICALLY FOR WOMEN HARTFORD, Conn., May 26, 2010 – The Travelers Championship will host its second annual Women’s Day on Thursday, June 24, at TPC River Highlands. The event will feature Nell Newman, Co-Founder and President of Newman’s Own Organics, as its keynote speaker for the networking breakfast, […]

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03 May

EIGHT FAN FAVORITES ADDED TO FIELD

LOCAL AND NATIONAL FAN FAVORITES HEADED TO THE HIGHLANDS HARTFORD, Conn., May 3, 2010 – Travelers Championship officials today announced eight additional early commitments to this year’s tournament. Previous winners of the Travelers Championship, J.J. Henry and Brad Faxon, as well as fan favorites Billy Andrade, Steve Elkington, Jerry Kelly, Jay Williamson, Ricky Barnes and […]

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20 Apr

VETERAN FOURSOME ADDED TO THE LIST

SINGH, CAMPBELL, ROSE AND TOMS SET TO COMPETE IN 2010 HARTFORD, Conn., April 20, 2010 – Travelers Championship officials today announced four additional commitments to this year’s tournament including Vijay Singh, Chad Campbell, Justin Rose and David Toms. The announcement came during media day festivities at TPC River Highlands, which included a press conference with […]

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20 Apr

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP INCREASES FAN EXPERIENCE

MILITARY APPRECIATION AND ENHANCED FAN ZONE HIGHLIGHT NEW INITIATIVES HARTFORD, Conn., April 20, 2010 – The Travelers Championship, Connecticut’s PGA TOUR event, today announced some of its highlighted events for the 2010 tournament. New for 2010, Military Appreciation at the Travelers Championship, presented by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, will be a weeklong salute […]

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04 Apr

ANTHONY KIM WINS SHELL HOUSTON OPEN

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP EARLY COMMITMENT KIM WINS IN SUDDEN DEATH HARTFORD, Conn., April 4, 2010 – Anthony Kim won the 2010 Shell Houston Open in a playoff on Sunday, giving him his third PGA TOUR victory and first since the 2008 AT&T National. Kim who has committed to the 2010 Travelers Championship, beat Vaughn Taylor on […]

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02 Mar

FIRST SIX COMMITMENTS ANNOUNCE

PAST THREE TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS ALL COMMIT TO COMPETE HARTFORD, Conn., March 2, 2010 – Travelers Championship officials today announced six powerful early commitments to this year’s tournament. Previous winners of the Travelers Championship, Kenny Perry, Stewart Cink and Hunter Mahan, as well as Rickie Fowler, Anthony Kim and Stuart Appleby have officially committed to […]

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02 Mar

TOURNAMENT EXPANDS INTO FAIRFIELD COUNTY

TOURNAMENT HOSTS NEW OFFICE GRAND OPENING RECEPTION AT TRUMP PARC STAMFORD, Conn., March 2, 2010 – The Travelers Championship, Connecticut’s PGA TOUR event, today announced its expansion into Fairfield County with the opening of an office at 707 Summer Street in Stamford.  Connecticut business leaders, charity representatives and tournament staff gathered at Trump Parc Stamford […]

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28 Feb

HUNTER MAHAN WINS WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN

2007 TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER HUNTER MAHAN WINS IN SCOTTSDALE HARTFORD, Conn., February 28, 2010 – Hunter Mahan won the 2010 Waste Management Phoenix Open on Sunday, giving him his second PGA TOUR title since his win at the 2007 Travelers Championship. Mahan shot a final round 65 to earn a one-shot victory over fellow Oklahoma […]

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19 Nov

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP EARNS AWARD

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP HONORED FOR BEST TITLE SPONSOR INTEGRATION Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, November 19, 2009 – The Travelers Championship was honored by the PGA TOUR at the TOUR’s Tournament Advisory Council (TAC) Meetings this week. The Travelers Championship earned “Best Title Sponsor Integration” in 2009, awarded to the tournament that best melds the title sponsor’s […]

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29 Oct

TRAVELERS DONATES $1.08 MILLION TO CHARITY

TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP GENERATES $1.08 MILLION FOR CHARITY HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 28, 2009 – The Travelers Championship, Connecticut’s PGA TOUR event, announced today that the 2009 tournament generated $1,080,000 to benefit the event’s designated charities, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and the Greater Hartford Jaycees, and over 130 other charities throughout the state of […]

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