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  • Scott Brown Hopes To Be A World Traveler After Travelers

    Scott Brown Hopes To Be A World Traveler After Travelers
    CROMWELL — Scott Brown was born at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga., on May 22, 1983. Asked how far he grew up from Augusta National, he smiled and like a true golfer he gave a precise distance. "Two hundred yards," Brown said Friday after...
  • Bubba Watson shoots 62 to take Travelers Championship lead

    Bubba Watson made himself right at home in the Travelers Championship — again. Watson shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead in the event he won in 2010 for his first PGA Tour title. He has finished in the top 20 five times in...
  • 65-year-old Tom Watson leads US Senior Open after 1st round

    Tom Watson has accomplished more in golf than most players ever will. The 65-year-old nearly pulled off a feat Thursday even he had never done: shoot his age in a major championship. So what if it's the senior tour? Watson took advantage of cooler...
  • It All Goes Right For Bubba Watson (62), Who Holds 2-Shot Lead

    It All Goes Right For Bubba Watson (62), Who Holds 2-Shot Lead
    CROMWELL — Undaunted by the fact that the dogleg right ordinarily calls for a more conservative tee shot, Bubba Watson pulled the signature hot-pink driver from his bag at the ninth hole Thursday afternoon and whaled the ball on a straight line,...
  • Travelers Notebook: Brown, Els In The Hunt

    Travelers Notebook: Brown, Els In The Hunt
    CROMWELL — Scott Brown, who has missed the cut in his first two tries at the Travelers Championship, is in a lot better position this time around, after an opening 65. "I don't know why I haven't done well here, I love the golf course," Brown...
  • Shakespeare or a bacon extravaganza? Your choice for Midwest festivals

     Shakespeare or a bacon extravaganza? Your choice for Midwest festivals
    Illinois July 3 to Aug. 7: Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Bloomington. The summer repertory season's offerings include Shakespeare's "Love's Labours Lost" and "Richard II," as well as "The Q Brothers' Q Gents by GQ and JAQ" — a hip-hop...
  • Year in Review (part 2): In closing, more championships

    Year in Review (part 2): In closing, more championships
    The second half of the 2014-15 school year mirrored that of the first portion for Laguna Beach High athletics — full of league and CIF championships. Below is Part 2 of the Prep Sports Year which includes some of the key team and individual...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Streelman Teams With Travelers To Grant Young Fan's Wish

    Jeff Jacobs: Streelman Teams With Travelers To Grant Young Fan's Wish
    CROMWELL — Behind her was the news that every mother fears most. Ahead of her, yes, ahead of Jennifer Couch on this Wednesday was the most beautiful sight in the world. There was her 13-year-old boy, Ethan, happily talking to defending Travelers...
  • Green And Groomed Is Par For Travelers Championship

    Green And Groomed Is Par For Travelers Championship
    Golfers have long admired Cromwell's TPC River Highlands course, the site of the Travelers Championship that begins in earnest Thursday. Bubba Watson, who won at Cromwell five years ago, calls it one of his favorite places to play. But this year, both...
  • As Travelers Approaches, Every Golfer Knows He Has A Shot

    As Travelers Approaches, Every Golfer Knows He Has A Shot
    CROMWELL – A familiar credo on the PGA Tour: You're one week away from a great year. "A victory can change your whole confidence, the money, where you can play, it can change your whole life," said rookie Tony Finau Wednesday. Many in the field of...
  • Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore

    Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore
    The 2014-15 school year is over, and so is a prep sports season that included several successes along the way. Below is Part 2 of the top team and individual performances reported in the Independent during the 2015 portion of the school year. —...