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Spieth hits magical shot out of the bunker to win Travelers Championship in playoff

He may have led from the start of the tournament but it took a tremendous shot out of the bunker on the first playoff hole to lift Jordan Spieth to win the Travelers Championship Sunday before a raucous crowd at the Tournament Players Club at River Highlands in Cromwell. Spieth beat hard-charging Daniel Berger, whoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spieth finishes strong with 3 birdies in final 4 holes to maintain lead at Travelers

With his third round winding down, Jordan Spieth had bogeyed two consecutive holes at No. 13 and No. 14 at Saturday’s Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlanders here in Cromwell. But the 23-year-old youngster didn’t flinch. He had three birdies on the final four holes including a 20-foot birdie at the 18th hole to postContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spieth maintains one stroke lead at Travelers at the midway point

Jordan Spieth followed up Thursday’s career-best opening round score on the PGA Tour with another solid round of golf Friday here in Cromwell at the Travelers Championship to remain in first place, one stroke ahead of Troy Merritt and Patrick Reed. Wesley Bryan and Daniel Summerhays are two strokes back with a two-round total ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Crowds help energize Spieth in Travelers’ debut; Zaback gets off to slow start

The weather was great Thursday for the first round of the Travelers’ Championship at the TPC River Highlands here in Cromwell. The crowds were strong. And Jordan Spieth was on a roll. Spieth had eight birdies to shoot a 7-under-par 63 to take the lead after the first round of the Travelers’ Championship. Spieth hasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Knox faces tough field in quest to defend his title at Travelers

CROMWELL, June 20 – Five of the top 15 golfers in the world are in Cromwell this week for the Travelers Championship including No. 3 Rory McIlroy and No. 4 Jason Day. Jordan Spieth (6) and Justin Thomas (12) are each in the top 15. Paul Casey is 16th and Patrick Reed is 17th. “Whoever winsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Zaback, former Farmington High golfer, earns chance to play at Travelers

ELLINGTON, June 19 – Former Farmington High golfer Zach Zaback, 23, shot a five-under-par 67 to earn a spot in this week’s Travelers Championship open qualifying tournament on Monday at Ellington Ridge. He was one of four golfers to qualify for the PGA Tour event at the qualifier. It will be Zaback’s first appearance inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Six top 20 players coming to play in Cromwell at the Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, June 16 – The Travelers Championship announced its final player field for next week’s tournament at the TPC River Highlanders in Cromwell. Three of the top five ranked players in the world will be in Cromwell along with six of the top 20. Rory McIlroy (No. 2), Jason Day (No. 3) and Jordan SpiethContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Four receive exemptions to compete at Travelers

CROMWELL, June 15 — The Travelers Championship golf tournament announced that Wyndham Clark, Brett Coletta, Beau Hossler and Ryan Ruffels have received exemptions and will compete in the 2017 tournament next week at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. Coletta, Hossler and Ruffels all turned professional in the past year. Clark intends to make hisContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Another top 10 player headed to Travelers with Spieth’s commitment

CROMWELL, June 8 – The Travelers Championship golf tournament has added their third top 10 player. Jordan Spieth, a two-time major champion who is ranked No. 6 in the world, has committed to play in Cromwell, the tournament said Thursday. Spieth, 23, joins No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Jason Day in the fieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Furyk shoots a record 58 at Travelers while Knox wins tourney with putt at 18

CROMWELL, August 7 — History was made in multiple ways at the Travelers Championship on Sunday. Jim Furyk broke the PGA Tour single-round scoring record after shooting a 12-under-par 58. Six players in PGA Tour history have shot 59, including Furyk, who was the last man to do it, in 2013. But by making 10Continue ReadingContinue Reading