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TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES







DATES:  Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd
SITE:  TPC at River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Robert J. Moss and Maurice Kearney (1928), Pete Dye and Bobby Weed (1998)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  6,837
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 434 yds 10 - Par 4 462 yds
2 - Par 4 341 yds 11 - Par 3 158 yds
3 - Par 4 431 yds 12 - Par 4 411 yds
4 - Par 4 477 yds 13 - Par 5 523 yds
5 - Par 3 223 yds 14 - Par 4 421 yds
6 - Par 5 574 yds 15 - Par 4 296 yds
7 - Par 4 443 yds 16 - Par 3 171 yds
8 - Par 3 202 yds 17 - Par 4 420 yds
9 - Par 4 406 yds 18 - Par 4 444 yds
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35 3,531 yds 35 3,306 yds
Annual: 57th
Defending Champion: Hunter Mahan
Runner-Up: Jay Williamson
Tournament Record: 259 (Tim Norris, 1982)
54-Hole Record: 193 (Tim Norris, 1982; Mark Calcavecchia, 2000)
36-Hole Record: 127 (Tim Norris, 1982)
18-Hole Record: 60 (Tommy Bolt, 1954 - Wethersfield Country Club)
Course Record: 61 (Kirk Triplett, 2000; Phil Mickelson, Scott Verplank, 2001;
Brad Faxon, 2005)
Total Purse: $6,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,080,000; 2nd Place - $648,000; 3rd Place - $408,000
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Hunter Mahan * 265 Tom Lehman 272
Jay Williamson 265 David Toms 272
Nick O'Hern 269 Bo Van Pelt 272
Vijay Singh 270 Four players at 273
Fred Funk 271
* - Won in Playoff
Past Travelers Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 *Hunter Mahan (265) -- Jay Williamson
2006 J.J. Henry (266) -- Hunter Mahan, Ryan Moore
2005 Brad Faxon (266) -- Tjaart van der Walt
2004 *Woody Austin (270) -- Tim Herron
2003 Peter Jacobsen (266) -- Chris Riley
2002 Phil Mickelson (266) -- Jonathan Kaye, Davis Love III
2001 Phil Mickelson (264) -- Billy Andrade
2000 Notah Begay III (260) -- Mark Calcavecchia
1999 Brent Geiberger (262) -- Skip Kendall
1998 *Olin Browne (266) -- Stewart Cink, Larry Mize
1997 Stewart Cink (267) -- Tom Byrum, Brandel Chamblee, Jeff Maggert
1996 D.A. Weibring (270) -- Tom Kite
1995 Greg Norman (267) -- Dave Stockton Jr, Kirk Triplett, Grant Waite
1994 David Frost (268) -- Greg Norman
1993 Nick Price (271) -- Dan Forsman, Roger Maltbie
1992 Lanny Wadkins (274) -- Dan Forsman, Donnie Hammond, Nick Price
1991 *Billy Ray Brown (271) -- Rick Fehr, Corey Pavin
1990 Wayne Levi (267) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Brad Fabel, Rocco Mediate,
Chris Perry
1989 Paul Azinger (269) -- Wayne Levi
1988 *Mark Brooks (269) -- Dave Barr, Joey Sindelar
1987 Paul Azinger (269) -- Dan Forsman, Wayne Levi
1986 *Mac O'Grady (269) -- Roger Maltbie
1985 *Phil Blackmar (271) -- Jodie Mudd, Dan Pohl
1984 Peter Jacobsen (269) -- Mark O'Meara
1983 Curtis Strange (268) -- Jay Haas, Jack Renner
1982 Tim Norris (259) -- Ray Floyd, Hubert Green
1981 Hubert Green (264) -- Bobby Clampett, Fred Couples, Roger Maltbie
1980 *Howard Twitty (266) -- Jim Simons
1979 Jerry McGee (268) -- Jack Renner
1978 Rod Funseth (264) -- Dale Douglass, Lee Elder, Bill Kratzert
1977 Bill Kratzert (265) -- Grier Jones, Larry Nelson
1976 Rik Massengale (266) -- Al Geiberger, J.C. Snead
1975 *Don Bies (267) -- Hubert Green
1974 Dave Stockton (268) -- Ray Floyd
1973 Billy Casper (264) -- Bruce Devlin
1972 *Lee Trevino (269) -- Lee Elder
1971 *George Archer (268) -- Lou Graham, J.C. Snead
1970 Bob Murphy (267) -- Paul Harney
1969 *Bob Lunn (268) -- Dave Hill
1968 Billy Casper (266) -- Bruce Crampton
1967 Charlie Sifford (272) -- Steve Oppermann
1966 Art Wall (266) -- Wes Ellis
1965 *Billy Casper (274) -- Johnny Pott
1964 Ken Venturi (273) -- Al Besselink, Paul Bondeson, Sam Carmichael,
Jim Grant
1963 Billy Casper (271) -- George Bayer
1962 *Bob Goalby (271) -- Art Wall
1961 *Billy Maxwell (271) -- Ted Kroll
1960 *Arnold Palmer (270) -- Bill Collins, Jack Fleck
1959 Gene Littler (272) -- Tom Nieporte
1958 Jack Burke (268) -- Dow Finsterwald, Art Wall
1957 Gardner Dickinson (272) -- George Bayer
1956 *Arnold Palmer (274) -- Ted Kroll
1955 Sam Snead (269) -- Fred Hawkins, Mike Souchak
1954 *Tommy Bolt (271) -- Earl Stewart
1953 Bob Toski (269) -- Jim Ferrier
1952 Ted Kroll (273) -- Lawson Little, Skee Riegel, Earl Stewart
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called Buick Championship (2004-06), Greater Hartford Open
(2003), Canon Greater Hartford Open (1989-2002), Canon Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open (1985-88), Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open (1973-84), Greater Hartford Open Invitational (1967-72), Insurance City Open (1952-66).



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