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This Week in Golf -- June 20-23

PGA TOUR - TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP, TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut - With the second major of the season in the books, the PGA Tour heads to TPC River Highlands this week for the Travelers Championship.Last year, Marc Leishman fired a final-round, 8-under 62 to go into the clubhouse as the leader, then waited as every challenger fell short before claiming the title.Leishman, who earned his first title on the PGA Tour, finished the tournament at 14-under-par 266. The Australian had twice finished as the runner-up, and tied for third at the Byron Nelson Championship that May.U.S. Open winner Justin Rose is in the field this week after securing his first major championship title at Merion Golf Club.Golf Channel will have coverage for the opening two rounds before handing over to CBS for the weekend.The PGA Tour heads to Maryland next week, where Tiger Woods picked up career win No. 74 last year at the AT&T National.EUROPEAN TOURBMW INTERNATIONAL OPEN, Golfclub Munchen Eichenrie...

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  1. Duke earns first win in Travelers playoff

    Ken Duke birdied the second playoff hole Sunday to defeat Chris Stroud and win the Travelers Championship.Duke closed with a 4-under 66 to get in first at 12-under-p...

  2. Davis, Thatcher up by 2 at Travelers

    Brian Davis fired a 6-under 64 on Saturday to grab a share of first place after three rounds of the Travelers Championship.Davis' performance moved him to 12-under-p...

  3. Early ace lifts Mathis to Travelers lead

    CROMWELL, Connecticut (Reuters) - American David Mathis shot a hole-in-one on his way to a one-stroke lead after Thursday's first round of the Travelers Championship...

  4. Mathis fires 64, leads Travelers

    David Mathis carded a 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a 1-stroke lead over three players after the first round of the Travelers Championship, though a number of big n...

  5. Early ace lifts Mathis to lead at Travelers Championship

    CROMWELL, Connecticut (Reuters) - American David Mathis shot a hole-in-one on his way to a one-stroke lead after Thursday's first round of the Travelers Championship...

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  7. Harrington, Rose among leaders at Travelers

    By John NestorCROMWELL, Connecticut (Reuters) - Irishman Padraig Harrington, fresh off a tie for 22nd place at last week's U.S. Open, fired seven birdies to grab a s...

  8. Rose shoots 62 to take 4-stroke lead

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Justin Rose shot an 8-under 62, birdieing five consecutive back-nine holes for the second straight round, to take a four-stroke lead over Kevi...

  9. Rose surges to lead at Travelers Championship

    By John NestorCROMWELL, Connecticut (Reuters) - Briton Justin Rose had another five-birdie run at TPC River Highlands and opened up a four-shot lead at the Travelers...

  10. Rose poised for second PGA Tour victory of the month

    By John NestorCROMWELL, Connecticut (Reuters) - Britain's Justin Rose is on target to claim his second PGA Tour win of the month after marching three strokes clear i...

  11. Rose takes 3-stroke lead at Travelers

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Justin Rose closed in on his second straight PGA Tour victory Saturday, shooting a 2-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead over Ben Curtis into...

  12. Watson not ready to be face of American golf

    CROMWELL, Conn. — Bubba Watson is leading the FedEx Cup standings and has won three times on the PGA Tour in the last year.But the long-hitting left-hander says he's...

  1. Defending champ Jacobson leads suspended Travelers

    Defending champion Fredrik Jacobson fired a 4- under 66 on Friday to take the lead during the suspended second round of the Travelers Championship.Jacobson finished ...

  2. Travelers extends sponsorship of PGA Tour event in Hartford for 10 more years

    The PGA Tour has received another long contract extension with The Travelers Companies announcing a 10-year extension as title sponsor.The Travelers Championship is ...

  3. Hoffman goes low in Connecticut

    Charley Hoffman fired a 9-under 61 on Thursday to grab a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the Travelers Championship.Hoffman, who shared 45th last week at Me...

  4. Leishman hopes to help Newtown heal while defending Travelers Championship title

    When Australian golfer Marc Leishman heard about the December school shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, he immediately went to a map.The 29-year-old won h...

  5. Rose confirms commitment to play in Travelers in Conn. a week after winning US Open

    U.S. Open champion Justin Rose has no plans to take any time off after winning his first major championship.Nathan Grube, the tournament director at the Travelers Ch...

  6. Watson grabs the lead at Travelers Championship

    Bubba Watson carded a 3-under 67 on Friday to jump into the top spot at the Travelers Championship.Watson, who tied for second at this event last year and is seeking...

  7. Watson falls into share of Travelers lead

    Bubba Watson bogeyed three of the last six holes on Saturday to fall back into a share of the lead after three rounds of the Travelers Championship.Watson posted an ...

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