The Travelers Championship, a major driver for charities and a magnet for star power like no other sports event in state history, has long been about capitalizing on professional golf’s momentum and creating some locally.
“New England is very specific with its seasons and I love our date in June because there is a natural element of excitement,” tournament director Nathan Grube said. “School is finishing up. Families are thinking about vacation. Summer in New England is incredible. And we have the US Open right up the road, so everybody is thinking about golf.”