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Travelers Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Travelers Championship

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelers is pleased to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Travelers Championship, which tees off with opening ceremonies on June 18 at 9:00 a.m. EDT at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. A spectacular field of some of the world’s top PGA TOUR professionals headlines the tournament including defending champion Fredrik Jacobson, Bubba Watson, Hunter Mahan, Matt Kuchar, Ian Poulter, Charl Schwartzel, Vijay Singh, Padraig Harrington, Ryo Ishikawa and many others. The week includes great golf and entertainment for the entire family with 100 percent of net proceeds donated to more than 100 charities in the Northeast region including The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a summer camp for children coping with cancer, sickle cell anemia and other serious illnesses. The tournament has generated $29 million dollars for charity since its inception and will surpass the $30 million dollar mark with this year’s event.