Carballo enjoys three-eagle round, shoots 63 at Travelers

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Miguel Angel Carballo likely won’t win the tournament, but he had a memorable final round at TPC River Highlands. The Argentinian eagled three holes – No. 6, 13 and 15 – on the way to a 63, which moved him into a tie for seventh place at the Travelers Championship at 9-under-par 271. It’s the […] [Read More]
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Moore leads after three

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Sparked by a fortunate bounce to help set up an eagle on the sixth hole, Ryan Moore birdied 11 and 17 and leads the Travelers Championship by one shot after three rounds. Moore (13-under) leads Aaron Baddeley (12-under after a 65), and then there’s a four-way tie for third at 11-under, which includes Sergio Garcia, […] [Read More]
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Now it’s shaking

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Scott Langley’s back-to-back bogeys on 4 and 5 mean a change at the top, claimed by Ryan Moore after an eagle on 6, chipping in from 38 feet to get to 11-under. He leads by one over Nick Watney (who’s 6-under through 16 with four birdies in a row), K.J. Choi (who opened with a […] [Read More]
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Morning moving?

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The leaders are a half-hour from hitting the course, and no one has taken down their scores yet. With but four foursomes yet to tee off, only a few golfers have even reached 8-under, three shots behind Scott Langley’s lead. There are three there right now from the morning tee times. Kevin Streelman is 5-under […] [Read More]
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Henry helping First Tee through birdies

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Each month, the J.J. Henry’s Henry House Foundation selects a charitable cause to donate money to based on the number of birdies Henry makes. This month (June), Henry selected the First Tee of Connecticut as his cause and thanks to five birdies in two rounds at the Travelers – Henry still has the Quicken Loans […] [Read More]
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Merrick going solo … and speeding along

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With 77 golfers making the cut at the Travelers Championship, that left John Merrick clutching the short straw without a playing partner. He could have played with a “marker” but decided to go it solo for round three. He teed off at 8:03 and as of 9:24 a.m. — that’s just one hour and 18 […] [Read More]
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If you’re coming to the Travelers today … get here early

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If you’re coming to the Tournament Players Club River Highlands for round three of the tournament, you’d better get here early. With prefect weather – it is amazing out right now, temps in the 60′s and no humidity – crowds are expected to be massive. Bubba Watson teed off at 8:21 and other Tour “names” […] [Read More]
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Saturday morning reading: Langley lovely, big guys stalking

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Saturday’s tee times begin just after 8 a.m. The second-round leaders go off at 2 p.m. Your leader: Scott Langley, after a 65 Friday left him one clear of the field. One of those one back is Michael Putnam, whose 63 was the low round. Langley’s goal: “keep my head down and just play golf.” […] [Read More]
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