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Dan Haar: Jay Fishman’s Travelers Legacy Combines Details With Vision

Dan Haar: Jay Fishman’s Travelers Legacy Combines Details With Vision

Hours after some of the people closest to Jay S. Fishman gathered to dedicate a memorial garden for past champions in Fishman's honor, Tina Sabbatini happened by the new plaque, surrounded by red roses.

The dignitaries were long gone. By the afternoon of the first day of tournament week, reverberating thwacks from the nearby driving range and pings from the practice greens heralded the quiet comfort of Connecticut summertime tradition.

Sabbatini, joined by her mother and her 7-year-old son, lingered over the plaque. She had never heard of Fishman, the Travelers chairman and former longtime CEO who died last year of Lou Gehrig's disease, 12 days after the Travelers Championship...

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