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Rory McIlroy makes elderly fan’s day at the Travelers Championship

It’s always cool to meet a pro athlete, especially one you’re a fan of, but for one woman at the Travelers Championship, it was so much more than that. Noreen, an elderly golf fan, finally got the chance to meet Rory McIlroy — and she was pretty excited! “Oh, look who it is!” she said excitedly as McIlroy walked out. ...

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Rory McIlroy eager to play in his first Travelers Championship

CROMWELL — There are only a handful of PGA Tour golfers who move the needle, so to speak, who are household names people who have very little interest in golf would go watch play at a tournament. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are two of the obvious golfers. Bubba Watson normally draws the largest crowds at the Travelers Championship each ...

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Travelers Championship: Padraig Harrington three behind leader Jordan Spieth

Travelers Championship, first round -7 J Spieth (US); -6 J Wagner, B Stegmaier (US); -5 G DeLaet (Can), T Merritt (US) Selected others: -4 P Harrington (Ire); -3 R McIlroy (NI); -2 P Casey (Eng); -1 R Knox (Sco); +2 J Day (Aus); +3 L Donald (Eng); +5 B Watson (US) Full leaderboard Ireland’s three-time major winner Padraig Harrington scored ...

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Rory McIlroy eager to play in his first Travelers Championship

CROMWELL — There are only a handful of PGA Tour golfers who move the needle, so to speak, who are household names people who have very little interest in golf would go watch play at a tournament. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are two of the obvious golfers. Bubba Watson normally draws the largest crowds at the Travelers Championship each ...

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Russell Knox set for title defence as Scots progress at Amateur Championship

It was the most devastating throw of a hat since Oddjob used to kill off Bond girls with his hurtling bowler. When Russell Knox trundled in a 12-foot putt for his par on the final hole to win last year’s Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour, his triumphant toss of the cap across the green almost had the galleries cowering ...

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Russell Knox set for title defence as Scots progress at Amateur Championship

It was the most devastating throw of a hat since Oddjob used to kill off Bond girls with his hurtling bowler. When Russell Knox trundled in a 12-foot putt for his par on the final hole to win last year’s Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour, his triumphant toss of the cap across the green almost had the galleries cowering ...

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