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Watson Wins Travelers Championship on 2nd Playoff Hole

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:31 Sunday, 28 June 2015 19:12

Bubba WatsonCanadian Press

CROMWELL, Connecticut (Pat Eaton-Robb/AP) — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff.

The long-driving lefty made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole to outlast Paul Casey for his second Travelers Championship victory.

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Travelers Offers Cash, Trophy, and Winner’s Picture on M&Ms

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 16:24 Sunday, 28 June 2015 16:15

Personalized M&M CandiesCanadian Press

CROMWELL, Connecticut (Pat Eaton-Robb/AP) — Golfers who made the cross-country trip from the U.S. Open to Connecticut to play in this week’s Travelers Championship may have been enticed by the $6.4 million purse or the nice trophy, but what many really want is their face on a piece of candy.

The tournament has become known on tour for the little perks it offers players, including providing the champion with a supply of M&M’s with his face printed onto the hard candy shell.

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9 Spots to British Open Available on PGA Tour This Week

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:53 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:44

Kevin KisnerCanadian Press

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Kevin Kisner had to wait until a week before the U.S. Open to find out for certain that he had a spot in the field at Chambers Bay.

He’ll have a little more time to prepare for the next major.

As many as nine spots for the British Open are available this week at the Travelers Championship.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 08:15 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:56

Travelers ChampionshipCanadian Press

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TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Cromwell, Connecticut.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC River Highlands (6,841 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.4 million. Winner's share: $1,152,000.

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Travelers Announces the Start of the 2015 Travelers Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 05:50 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 05:27

Travelers ChampionshipHARTFORD, Connecticut — Travelers announced the start of the 2015 Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut, featuring Bubba Watson, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed, Ernie Els, Louis Oosthuizen, Zach Johnson, and other top PGA TOUR players.

This year, as part of the tournament’s commitment to generating funds and awareness for charity, four young individuals from Connecticut who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in promoting charitable causes will serve as Honorary Co-Chairs. They will join officials from Travelers, the Official Property Casualty Insurance Provider of the PGA TOUR; the State of Connecticut; the Travelers Championship; and The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp at Opening Ceremonies at 9 a.m. EDT today.

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