Rory McIlroy was required to add at least one tournament to his schedule this season that he hadn't participated in during the previous four years because he didn't have 25 PGA Tour starts last season.
The winner: the Travelers Championship.
"Rory committing here was an immediate uptick; the buzz is all around," Travelers Championship tournament director Nathan Grube said. "To get a world-class, top-five player like that is something you always hope for."
Well, make that two. Joining McIlroy, No. 2 in the World Golf Ranking, is No. 3 Jason Day. They are scheduled to play in the $6.8 million Travelers Championship June 22-25 at TPC River...