Tag Archives: PGA

Travelers recognizes long-time golf writer Bruce Berlet for sustained excellence

CROMWELL – Bruce Berlet is no stranger to athletic success. In high school, he played with the Litchfield High boys soccer team as a goalie. They won the state championship in 1963. He also played basketball, helping the Cowboys win a state championship in 1965. He could play golf, too. He won the two firstContinue Reading

Three U.S. Olympic golfers play first round together at Travelers

CROMWELL, August 2 – Five men who will miss Friday’s Opening Ceremonies in Rio, Brazil at the Olympic Summer Games are playing here in the 2016 Travelers Championship at the TPC-River Highlands. Three are from the United States – Bubba Watson, Matt Kuchar and Patrick Reed, who played together as a trio and had fansContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Reed thrilled to represent U.S. at Olympics

CROMWELL. August 2 – Patrick Reed is one of three players in the U.S. Olympic team that will be playing in this weekend’s Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands. Reed, defending champion Bubba Watson and Matt Kuchar are also part of the four-person U.S. team and will be playing in Cromwell. “I love toContinue Reading

Casey forces playoff but Watson prevails to win Travelers for 2nd time

CROMWELL, June 28 – Paul Casey surged down the stretch to force a playoff at the 2015 Travelers Championship by erasing a three-stroke deficit in the final five holes. But he couldn’t seal the deal. For the second time, Bubba Watson won the tournament in playoff. He earned his first PGA Tour victory here inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Harman slips past Watson to take lead at Travelers after three rounds

CROMWELL, June 27 – For the second straight day, Brian Harman shot a 65 to take a one-stroke lead over two-time Master’s champion Bubba Watson and Canadian Graham DeLaet at the Travelers’ Championship at the TPC River Highlands on Saturday. Harman leads the tournament at 14-under par 196 with DeLaet and Watson at 13-under. AfterContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Watson continues to hold the lead at Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, June 26 – Two-time Master’s champion Bubba Watson backed up his opening round 62 with a 67 Friday at the Travelers’ Championships to retain the lead after two rounds. Watson had three birdies and no bogeys and takes a two-shot lead (11 under) into the final two rounds. Carl Pettersson, Brian Stuard and BrianContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Watson holds early lead at the Travelers

CROMWELL, June 25 – With nine birdies and just one bogey, two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson grabbed the opening round lead at the Travelers’ Championship Thursday at the TPR River Highlands. Watson, who earned his first PGA victory in a playoff here in Cromwell in 2010, shot an eight-under 62 to grab the lead. Vermont’sContinue Reading

First tee was the place to be at Travelers’ Celebrity Pro-Am

CROMWELL, June 24 – Celebrity Pro-Am Day at the Travelers Championship is less about serious golf and more about people and a little laughter. It’s a day of fun and friends on the sharp-looking Tournament Players Club at River Highlanders. Former UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, former UConn All-American and NBA champion Ray AllenContinue Reading

Travelers Championship week is here

CROMWELL, June 22 – Many of us lament the loss of the Hartford Whalers and the National Hockey League. We sometimes take for granted that Connecticut has had a major league PGA event in the state since 1952. It’s the Travelers’ Championship and play begins Thursday at the Tournament Players Club at River Highlands. SeveralContinue Reading