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TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, June 25th through Sunday, June 28th
SITE:  TPC at River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Robert J. Ross and Maurice Kearney (1928), Pete Dye (1982), Bobby Weed (1999)
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: 58th
Defending Champion: Stewart Cink
Runner-Up: Tommy Armour III, Hunter Mahan
Tournament Record: 259 (Tim Norris, 1982 - Wethersfield CC)
260 (Notah Begay III, 2000 - TPC River Highlands)
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
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Stewart Cink 262 Brad Adamonis 267
Tommy Armour III 263 Michael Allen 267
Hunter Mahan 263 Kenny Perry 267
Heath Slocum 264 Bubba Watson 267
Vijay Singh 266 Three players at 268
Past Travelers Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Stewart Cink (262) -- Tommy Armour III, Hunter Mahan
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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