Pro golfers tee off for Round 1 of Travelers Championship Thursday

Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — The best golfers in the world will tee off at the Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell just before 7 a.m. Thursday.

One hundred fifty six athletes will be battling to make the cut this weekend.

Defending champion Dustin Johnson is back in Cromwell. He was out there the last couple of days practicing. Johnson met the media Wednesday and says he is looking forward to trying to win it again. He tees off at 1 p.m. Thursday on the first tee.

Two-time Travelers Championship winner Stewart Cink is also back this year. He’ll be teeing off at 7:45 a.m. at the 10th tee.

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The title sponsor for the Travelers Championship is Trinity Healthcare. They also have representatives running medical services during the week.

Trinity Healthcare has a medical tent on course, as well as providing mobile units, golf carts, teams on bikes, and walking teams.

“We have close to two dozen providers on the property at all times,” said John Quinlavin, a paramedic from Saint Francis Hospital. “What we provide with that staffing is a very rapid response anywhere on the course…with advance life support responses.”

The medical care is provided for players, spectators, media, caddies, residents, or whoever might need care that day.

Due to COVID-19, a limited number of fans will be allowed at the event this year. To find out what to expect before you arrive, click here.

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