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Travelers Championship 2017: Jordan Spieth is a magician and other things we learned in Hartford

Jordan Spieth’s win will be remembered for the final shot and celebratory scene at the 18th of the Travelers. But the magic of holding on to get there was just as impressive. The 2017 Travelers Championship was the most hyped in its long history in the Hartford area. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy’s nuked 400-yard drive at the Travelers exemplifies the thrill, and frustration, of his game

Rory’s obscene drive accentuates just how different the game can be for him, but what followed is a reminder of how frustrating that advantage also can be. There are two or three contenders out there, and the best may vary from day to day, but it’s undeniable that Rory McIlroy is maybe the best driver in the world. That club was a mess at the U.S. Show More Summary

2017 Travelers Championship Round 2: Tee times, TV schedule, and live stream for Friday

The Travelers begins early Friday morning with Jordan Spieth in the lead. Brooks Koepka is taking a well-earned week off after earning his first major title by running away to a record-tying finish at the 2017 U.S. Open. He isn’t the...Show More Summary

Travelers Championship 2017 leaderboard: Jordan Spieth posts lowest first round of career in Hartford

The Golden Child is on top of the leaderboard in what could be the start of the “Summer of Spieth.” Jordan Spieth didn’t have the kind of blow-up week at the U.S. Open like his colleagues Rory McIlroy and Jason Day. But it was stillShow More Summary

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

The meeting was arranged by “Wish of a Lifetime.” 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...Show More Summary

Donald Trump is that guy who drives his golf cart all over the green

Trump did this at the site of the U.S. Women’s Open, four weeks prior to the tournament’s start. Every golf course that takes itself seriously has a long list of rules, with one of the biggest being very easy to understand: Don’t drive the golf cart on the green. Show More Summary

Jason Day gets off to poor Travelers start after ignoring Tiger Woods’ offer of help

Tiger Woods took time out from his injury and medication rehab to reach out with some tips, but Jason Day was too angry with himself to get back to his mentor. Maybe Jason Day should have called Tiger Woods back after all. Day missed the cut at last week’s U.S. Show More Summary

Travelers Championship 2017 live stream: Tee times, TV channel, and how to watch Round 1 online

Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy headline the Travelers in their first trip to Hartford. Here’s how to ignore work and watch a loaded Travelers Championship. It’s the first week of summer, but we’re already into the second half of the PGA Tour season. Show More Summary

How to watch the Travelers Championship live online, TV schedule, radio and more

Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, and Jason Day will all get plenty of camera time as they headline a stacked Travelers Championship. Before any balls were in the air, the Travelers Championship has already caught a hot streak. The annual stop in Hartford may have drawn its strongest field of the modern era. Show More Summary

Travelers Championship 2017: Tee times, pairings for Thursday’s round

A loaded field in Hartford includes Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, and Jason Day. The week after a major championship is usually a time to unwind, maybe catch your breath and take a break from golf after an intense week of watching hours of major coverage. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods issues statement that he’s getting ‘professional help’ to manage medications

Tiger speaks about what’s next after his DUI arrest on Memorial Day. Tiger Woods made his second public statement since his arrest for a DUI early on Memorial Day. There has been a steady stream of public information releases by the Jupiter Police Department, whether it was a mug shot, dash cam footage, or booking footage. Show More Summary

2017 U.S. Open: Champion Brooks Koepka draws comparisons to Dustin Johnson

Defending champ DJ shared his U.S. Open-winning strategy with Brooks Koepka on eve of finale at Erin Hills. Tiger Woods used to be the gold standard for comparisons when a golfer played out of his FootJoys and won a major championship. Show More Summary

A 2017 Travelers Championship primer: How to watch, course background, and its strongest field ever

With a loaded field drawing Rory, Jordan, and Jason, the 2017 Travelers is an extremely strong way to follow up the U.S. Open. There’s usually time to catch your breath after a major championship. Get away, maybe take a break from golf for a few days and refocus. Show More Summary

Brooks Koepka winning a U.S. Open is not a surprise. He’s exactly the kind of talent who should take it.

The 117th U.S. Open did not finish with some manic struggle or dramatic rules controversy. But Brooks Koepka is exactly the kind of star talent you want winning the “toughest test in golf.” Ah, the ennui of a U.S. Open on a provocative...Show More Summary

2017 U.S. Open purse: Brooks Koepka takes home $2.16 million in prize money

Koepka jumped to a new tax bracket with Sunday’s win — only his second on U.S. soil. Brooks Koepka didn’t just make his mark on the PGA Tour by earning his first major championship with a record-tying 16-under showing at the U.S. Open. Show More Summary

U.S. Open 2017 final leaderboard: Brooks Koepka rides hot putter to 1st major win

Justin Thomas faded, Hideki Matsuyama charged, and Brooks Koepka clinched the U.S. Open victory. No one expected Justin Thomas to follow up his U.S. Open record-breaking 63 in the third round with a similarly scintillating Sunday finale, but the bottom fell out for Jordan Spieth’s spring break buddy early into the last round at Erin Hills. Show More Summary

Brooks Koepka wins the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills

One of the game’s great young talents and power players took the U.S. Open with a dominant Sunday at Erin Hills. Brooks Koepka may confirm the biases that many had coming into this U.S. Open that Erin Hills would set up as a bombers’ paradise. Show More Summary

U.S. Open leaderboard 2017: Brooks Koepka’s hot start creates two-way tie at top

The leaders are off and running at Erin Hills. The first-ever U.S. Open at Erin Hills has given some of the world’s best golfers the chance to tame an intimidating course. But with the wind really whipping for the first time this week...Show More Summary

U.S. Open 2017: That annoying noise you're hearing is a plane flying an ad

If you’ve been watching the 2017 U.S. Open, you’ve noticed the sound of a flying plane throughout FS1 and FOX’s broadcast. Plenty of people on social media have complained about the noise, to the point where Joe Buck had to explain what’s been going on during the final round: Joe Buck explaining what's up with the plane noise during the U.S. Show More Summary

On Justin Thomas, accents, and Louisville

I walked all 18 holes with Justin Thomas for his historic U.S. Open record-breaking round on Saturday. I found myself thinking about parallel lives, dads, and the region we both call home. ERIN, Wis. -- There’s a Louisville accent. It’s easiest to spot by just asking a native to pronounce the name of their hometown. Show More Summary

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