| 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 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 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 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:10 PM
| May 2, 2014
| 7:27 PM
CROMWELL — The PGA Tour stop in our state has been called eight different names with 54 different champions through 62 years and two golf courses. Only one man ever called The Courant to call his own victory.
It was the night of Aug. 29, 1953, when...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
June 30 ...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:59 AM
I’ve never been to a the winter Olympics, mainly because I play no winter sports. If I skied, skated, snowboarded or whatever, I’d want to go to watch a pro and see what it looks like when done by an expert. I’ve been to the Travelers...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Someone once called Connecticut the "Bleeding Kansas" of sports, because its loyalties are bitterly divided between North and South, though in this case the Yankees are to the south.
The state is split between Yankee and Red Sox fans, as well as fans of...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Before the No. 1 ranked UConn women's basketball team finds out its NCAA Tournament destination and opponent tonight, coach Geno Auriemma reflected on the Huskies' undefeated regular season season at the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast...