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Golf A $1.1 Billion Industry In State

Connecticut lawmakers looking for new economic drivers in the state are pointing to golf as an example of why professional sports may be worth a bigger investment from government.



Mickelson Crushes Tiger To Win At Pebble Beach

Mickelson closed with an 8-under 64, beating Woods by 11 shots in a one-sided showdown at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.


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Travelers Championship Raises Over $1M For Charities

Officials with the Travelers Championship golf tournament say this year’s PGA Tour event generated more than $1 million for charities throughout New England.


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Jacobson Takes Travelers

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) _ Fredrik Jacobson promised 5-year-old daughter Emmie that he would get her a trophy this year like the ones she saw other players holding up on TV. […]


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Rain Means Early End To Day 1 At Travelers Championship

Photos from the Associated Press from the first day of play at the 2011 Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.


Rain Interrupts Travelers Pro-Am Celebrity Day

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) _ Rain has shortened play for celebrity pro-am day at the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Connecticut. The morning session was ended by storms before any group had completed 18 holes. Defending […]


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Teen In Prom Controversy Wins Golf Title

Shelton High School student James Tate has added a golf title to his other big victory of the spring, the one that will allow him to attend his senior prom.


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Proposal Would Ban Smoking In Private Clubs

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would end the exemption that allows people to smoke in private clubs.