HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Officials with the Travelers Championship golf tournament say this summer’s PGA event raised more than $2.8 million for charity.
That is the highest amount in the history of the tournament, which began in 1952. 95 more words
(WTNH)–It was an emotional year for the Travelers Championship.
The tournament’s longtime leader, Jay Fishman, put on a brave face while battling ALS–a fight he eventually lost weeks later. 125 more words
CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — The Travelers Championship is thrilling for local golf fans, but it also raises a lot of money for local charities.
The event brings some of the best professional golfers in the world to Connecticut every summer. 108 more words
(CBS Connecticut) — Travelers Executive Chairman of the Board and former CEO Jay Fishman has died.
Fishman had been diagnosed with ALS.
He played a key role in bringing Travelers on board as the title sponsor of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell. 89 more words
By PAT EATON-ROBB
AP Sports Writer
CROMWELL, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – The PGA Tour, which almost pulled out of Connecticut a decade ago, is making another major investment in its TPC River Highland’s golf course, which last week was the site of the best score in tour history. 469 more words
(WTNH)–What a week it was for the Travelers Championship. The tournament broke a fundraising record for helping local charities in Connecticut, and the play on the course was as good as it’s ever been. 94 more words