When: June 22-25, 2017
Where: TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
Format: 72 holes - Stroke Play
Defending Champion: Russell Knox
TV Coverage: Golf Channel, CBS
The Travelers Championship gets underway June 22-25, 2017. The tournament has been a part of the PGA Tour since 1952, and is always played in the greater Hartford, Connecticut. Oddly, only two courses have been used in the history of the event: Wethersfield Country Club from 1952 to 1983 and TPC River Highlands from 1984 to the present.
It is the second-most-attended PGA Tour event annually. In 2011, the tournament attracted 240,000 fans for the week and 70,000 fans on Sunday. The tournament set a record attendance in 2002 with nearly 400,000 fans for the week.
TPC River Highlands measures 6,841 yards and plays to a par 70. The course overlooks the Connecticut River and has gone under several re-designs. The first by Pete Dye in 1982 and Bobby Weed added an upgrade seven years later in consultation with former PGA TOUR pros Howard Twitty and Roger Maltbie. Holes 15-17 play around a four-acre lake, helping create a finish considered one of the most exciting on Tour.
Some of the greats of the game have won in Hartford. Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino and Billy Casper, who holds the record for wins with four.
Generally the tournament after a major championship has a watered down betting field, but this week’s Travelers Championship is breaking the mold. Leading the way are Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. All four players are ranked in the top ten in the world. Day and McIlroy missed the cut at last week’s U.S. Open, Spieth tied for 32nd and Thomas fired a third round 63 to break the tournament record, before running out of gas to finish ninth. Continue...
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The Travelers Championship has been a part of the PGA Tour since 1952, always played in the greater Hartford, Conn.
The Travelers Championship has been played on only two Connecticut courses since its PGA Tour debut in 1952, Wethersfield Country Club from 1952 to 1983 and TPC River Highlands from 1984 to the present.
TPC River Highlands is a par 70, 6,844 yard course located on the banks of the Connecticut River in Cromwell, Connecticut, 10 miles south of Hartford.
TPC River Highlands is the third shortest course on the Tour and with low scoring quite easily achievable, players like it because it does offer a competitive way to unwind a little after the pressure of the preceding Major.
The newest addition to the course is a 23-acre, state-of-the-art practice facility, which opened in June 2008.
The course is a well-balanced golf test with a mixture of long and short holes. The most notable stretch is Nos. 15 - 17 which play around a four-acre lake. When you include the home hole, the four-hole collection is, according to PGA TOUR Professional Stewart Cink, "four of the most exciting finishing holes in a group anywhere in the world."
Jordan Spieth won the Travelers Championship by edging out Daniel Berger in a play-off with a chip shot from the bunker for his 10th PGA title.
The 23-year-old becomes the second youngest player after Tiger Woods to reach the landmark total since 1945.
Berger began three shots behind Spieth but hit birdies in his last six holes for a three-under-par 67.
Spieth, Masters and US Open champion in 2015, saved a par 70 with a superb chip that set up an easy putt on the 18th.
The American then holed from the same bunker in the first round of the play-off to go one shot ahead.
Berger had a chance to level and force another hole with a challenging putt, but the 24-year-old shot wide.
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