Mickelson is a five-time major champion which includes three victories at the Masters. He also has 44 PGA TOUR wins, with two of them being back-to-back victories at the TPC River Highlands in 2001 and 2002.
This will be Mickelson’s first appearance in Connecticut since 2003.
Travelers Championship Tournament Director Nathan Grube released the following statement:
“Phil Mickelson is one of the greats of the game, and it’s going to be exciting for Connecticut golf fans to have the opportunity to see him back at River Highlands. Phil brings even more star power to an already elite field of PGA TOUR pros, and we are thrilled about this announcement and the commitments we’ve received thus far.”
Mickelson was indicted to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012 and is currently No. 23 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
The Travelers Championship will take place between June 17-23 at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.
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