| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:24 PM
— Oliver Goss came to Congressional Country Club earlier this week looking to play in his second PGA Tour event at the Quicken Loans National. As things have transpired for the 20-year-old Australian, the hardest part was getting in the clubhouse...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway.
If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:21 PM
— About a month ago, Brittany Vose heard a report on TV saying that by 2030, pancreatic cancer would be the second-deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, moving up from fourth place.
As someone who has been raising money for...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:36 PM
It's time to take a break from the debate about moving a minor league baseball team from New Britain to Hartford and focus on a truly big-league event in central Connecticut: the Travelers Championship.
The professional golf event is in Cromwell this...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:53 PM
An exemption would have allowed Brad Faxon to play in this week's Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour event in Connecticut he won in 2005.
But after passing on the Encompass Championship last year, he decided to join the 50-and-over set this week....
| Jun 21, 2014
Aside from an unfortunate summer when I was 14, I had successfully avoided golf all my life.
Then, two years ago, I came down with it.
I'm not sure of the cause: boredom perhaps, maybe masochism.
I now own clubs and shoes, as well as an urge to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:15 PM
CROMWELL — The first-round leaderboard at a PGA Tour event is like the presidential election results from Dixville Notch. They are early. They pique interest. And, ultimately, they usually have little to do with who walks away with the big prize....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
CROMWELL —Twenty-one years ago Friday, Lee Janzen channeled his inner Tom Watson and feathered a 30-foot chip to history on the 16th hole at Baltusrol. Twenty-one years ago Friday, Janzen's drive on 17 hit a tree branch, bounced back on the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:13 PM
CROMWELL — There is an old line about how there are two Olympics. The one you see on NBC and the one that's actually happening.
That thought crossed my mind in the past 48 hours of the Travelers Championship as one golf name kept popping up and...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:03 PM
CROMWELL — After golf history had been made, after little Sophie had charmed the lens off the CBS cameras, Kevin Streelman's caddie, A.J. Monticinos, said, yeah, Streelman is a talker.
"Walking from the green on nine, after his birdie, going to...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In the 1940s, we lived in the country. Every Sunday, after Mass, before we drove home, my father bought the Hartford Courant from a young man selling them from a stack on the wide asphalt expanse in front of church. My brother and I weren't allowed to...