Travelers Championship 2021: A Closer Look Into The Golf Tournament

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Travelers Championship 2021 will be held from June 24, 2021, to June 27, 2021, at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. So be there and witness the spectacle!

 

The Travelers Championship is an annual golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It was first held in 1952, 69 years ago, as the Insurance City Open tournament. Every year in the month of June, fans are eagerly looking forward to witnessing the world-renowned golf tournament. 

With the championship just around the corner, the preparation for the game is in full swing. The authorities anticipate another excellent lineup of the world's best golfers in 2021. The Travelers (Title Sponsor) team is working in close proximity with the PGA TOUR and state and local officials to create the most incredible environment possible for everyone. Here is a closer look at the Travelers Championship 2021 that fans need to know. So read this article and have fun!

 

Travelers Championship 2021: Quick Facts

Tournament Date: June 24, 2021 - June 27, 2021

Location: Cromwell, Connecticut, U.S.

Golf Course: TPC at River Highlands

Prize: $7.4 million (Purse) & $1.368 million (Winner’s Share)

Defending Champion: Dustin Johnson

Course Length: 6,844 yards (6,258 m)

Player Field: 156 players

Format: Stroke play

Par: 70

Holes: 18

 

Travelers Championship 2021 Broadcast

Date  Round No.  Channel Timing
June 24, 2021 (Thursday)  1  Golf Channel* 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

June 25, 2021

(Friday)

2 Golf Channel* 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

June 26, 2021

(Saturday)

3 Golf Channel* & CBS Sports**

- 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Golf Channel) 

- 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM (CBS)

June 27, 2021 

(Sunday)

4 Golf Channel* & CBS Sports**

- 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Golf Channel) 

- 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM (CBS)

 

* Simulcast on Golf Channel, PGA Tour, NBC Sports.

** Simulcast on PGA Tour & CBS Sports.

 

Travelers Championship Golf Course

For the initial three decades, the tournament took place at Wethersfield Country Club. Later in 1984, the golf course shifted to TPC River Highlands. From then on, the championship has been played on the same course. 

The Greater Hartford Community Foundation is in charge of the golf course management. It is an exceptional course with a unique layout and sensitivity to nature. The course remains one of the highlights of the Travelers Championship. Without fail every year, the TPC River Highlands has managed to capture the attention of all the golf fans worldwide.  

 

Things To Know Before You Attend Travelers Championship 2021

Hosting the Travelers Championship amid pandemic is no easy feat. The main focus of authorities is the health and safety of everyone present at the golf course. In accordance with CDC guidelines, the PGA Tour has created several measures to ensure a secure environment and excellent golf tournament experience. Here are some of the essential criteria you must know if you are planning to experience the tournament at the course. 

Note: All those visiting the site on the day of the championship are requested to follow the guidelines to ensure a safe and secure environment. 

 

1. There will be no separate bag-check area where you can leave your prohibited bags and items. Hence, you should carry only unrestricted items. 

2. This year, there will be no interaction with the players. Autographs, handshakes, fist bumps, or selfies are not permitted. Instead, fans are required to watch them from a distance. 

3. Regardless of CDCs guidelines - “No mask for fully vaccinated people,” everyone in the golf course should keep their masks on because of the massive crowd. 

4. All the transactions course-wide will be contactless. Visitors should purchase the tickets through mobile ticketing.

 

Travelers Championship Ticket Price

If you are interested in the Travelers Championship 2021, here are the ticket prices. Remember that all the tickets for the tournament will be digital and must be acquired beforehand. There will be no tickets available at the course on the day of the championship. 

 

Trinity Health Of New England Courtyard Ticket Price

Wednesday: $150

Thursday and Saturday: $260

Friday and Sunday: $280

 

Stanley Black & Decker Courtyard Ticket Price

Wednesday: $150

Thursday and Saturday: $260

Friday and Sunday: $280

 

General Admission Price

Wednesday: $50

Thursday and Friday: $65

Saturday and Sunday: $70

 

Ticketmaster is the official partner of the Travelers Championship for the tickets. To purchase a ticket, click here.

 

Golfers Who Are Committed To Travelers Championship 2021

Here are some of the top-ranked golfers and winners of the previous years’ Travelers Championship. These are also the players who are expected to be a part of Travelers Championship 2021. 

- Dustin Johnson

- Bryson DeChambeau

- Patrick Reed

- Bubba Watson

- Brooks Koepka

- Marc Leishman

- Justin Rose

- Paul Casey

- Jason Day

- Abraham Ancer

- Cameron Smith

- Max Homa

- Patrick Cantlay

- Keegan Bradley

- Rickie Fowler

- Tony Finau

- Phil Mickelson

 

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