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Travelers Championship Will Remember Jay Fishman With Memorial Garden

Travelers Championship Will Remember Jay Fishman With Memorial Garden

Travelers Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Andy Bessette announced Tuesday the memorial garden at TPC River Highlands, site of the Travelers Championship, will be named in honor of Jay S. Fishman, former Travelers chairman and CEO who died Aug. 19, just days after the Aug. 1-7 tournament last year.

"After Jay passed away from ALS I called [PGA Tour Commissioner] Jay Monahan about the idea," Bessette said. "He agreed. It's the right thing to do."

So during the opening ceremony on the first day of the $6.8 million Travelers Championship, which runs this year from June 19 to 25, the memorial garden, which has plaques for deceased past...

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