CELEBRITIES ADDED TO TRAVELERS CELEBRITY PRO-AMadmin
HARTFORD, Conn., June 19, 2011- The Travelers Championship today announced nine additional celebrities that will play in the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am on Wednesday, June 22. The Pro-Am will feature NBA All-Star Ray Allen, Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie, NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett, singer/songwriter Eddie Money, Tony Award-winning actor James Naughton, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, NFL player-turned-sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, former NBA player and UConn standout Scott Burrell and Quinnipiac head men’s basketball coach Tom Moore.
Tee times for the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am will be between 6:50 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. and 11:50 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. The majority of celebrity guests will tee off mid-day, and exact tee times for each player will be announced on Tuesday, June 21. They will join previously announced celebrities Michael Bolton, Joe Pesci, Chris Berman, The Miz, Jim Calhoun, Karl Ravech, Chris Dailey, George Blaney and Kevin Ollie.
Following golf on Wednesday, all tournament spectators will have an opportunity to take part in the REACH Concert Series featuring Eddie Money in the SUBWAY® Fan Zone. The REACH Concert Series is presented by The REACH Foundation and Crazy Bruce’s Discount Liquors, which will also feature Huey Lewis and The News on Saturday, June 25.
The Travelers Championship will begin on Monday, June 20, featuring one of the deepest fields in tournament history, including Bubba Watson, Hunter Mahan, Jim Furyk, Anthony Kim, Vijay Singh, Padraig Harrington, Geoff Ogilvy, Nick Watney, John Daly and more. Tickets and additional tournament information is available now at TravelersChampionship.com.