Celebrity Pro-Am big success at Travelers Championship

Connecticut

Some of the biggest names in golf took part in the 2019 Travelers Championship. Wednesday was an entire day of fun before the pro golfers tee off in the Celebrity Pro-Am at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

The action there was well underway at with celebrities and PGA pros on the course for the Pro-Am. But there was another event on Wednesday morning, a celebrity putting contest featuring teams from around the state. 

Related: Events continue Wednesday for the 2019 Travelers Championship

News 8 well represented with Laura Hutchinson, Alyssa Taglia, Ryan Kristafer and John Pierson taking to the green down in the fan zone.

Our team playing to benefit the Girl Scouts of Connecticut. A lot of fun for the fans every year. 

At the Travelers, there’s a little something for everyone on Wednesday.

Related: TRAVELERS: Strong field of players, strong commitment to one local camp

First tee jitters its something all golfers deal with but the pressure is on a different level when amateurs are tee’d up with the best in the game like PGA superstar Tommy Fleetwood. 

For the fans, it’s a chance to get close to the stars like Brooke Kepka and Phil Mickelson casual on the course in shorts.

For the pros like Tommy Fleetwood, it’s an opportunity to have a little fun and get a look at the course before Thursday’s opening round.

Related: Travelers competitors didn’t let the rain stop them from practicing for the tournament

News 8 will be live at the Travelers Championship all week covering all the action on the course and off.

Web Extra: Scenes from the Celebrity Pro Am

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