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Travelers Championship celebrity pro-am tees off today

The chief of medical services at Travelers Championship spoke about tournament preparations.
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 6:08 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 8:29 AM EDT
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CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) - One of Connecticut’s premier sporting events returned to Cromwell this week.

The Travelers Championship officially kicks off on Thursday.

Wednesday, however, will feature some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. The celebrity pro-am tees off during the morning at the TPC River Highlands.

Play gets under way at noon.

The celebrity pro-am includes names like Chris Berman, Doug Flutie, pop star Javier Colon and actor Dane Dehaan.

Bill Murray and University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma were slated to participate; however, the tournament said both were not feeling well on Wednesday.

Check out the complete field and the pairings here.

More on the Travelers Championship itself can be found on its website here.

Travelers Championship celebrity pro-am tees off today
Travelers Championship tournament director Nathan Grube talks about the upcoming event.
Organizers are gearing up for the celebrity pro-am at the Travelers Championship.