A quick recap of the last 10 tournaments at the TPC at River Highlands:
2010 Travelers Championship
Bubba Watson trailed by six strokes heading into Sunday, but shot a final-round 66 to finish in a three-way tie at 14-under-par 266 with Scott Verplank and Corey Pavin. On the first playoff hole, Watson's birdie was matched by Verplank. Pavin was eliminated with a par. The second playoff hole was the par-3 16th hole where Verplank failed to make par from behind the green and Watson made a two-putt par to earn his first tour win.
2009 Travelers Championship
Kenny Perry shot a tournament-record 258 (22 under) to earn his 14th career PGA Tour victory. The 48-year-old Perry held a five-stroke lead heading into the final four holes Sunday but had to fend off a late-charging Paul Goydos, who eagled No. 15 and made birdie on the 16th. Perry answered and put the tournament away on the 17th after hitting his approach shot to 8 feet and making birdie.
2008 Travelers Championship
Stewart Cink earned his fifth PGA Tour victory. Leading by one stroke as he approached the final hole, Cink drilled a 366-yard tee shot, the longest drive of the tournament's final round, into the crowds lining the 18th hole. He recovered, made par and finished 18-under par for the tournament. His score of 66-64-65-67-262 marked a personal best for 72 holes. Cink got his first PGA Tour victory at this tournament during his rookie year in 1997 and joined just five other players who had recorded multiple wins at Connecticut's PGA event: Billy Casper (1963, 1965, 1968, 1973), Arnold Palmer (1956, 1960), Peter Jacobsen (1984, 2003), Paul Azinger (1987, 1989) and Phil Mickelson (2001, 2002).
2007 Travelers Championship
On the final hole of regulation, Trinity grad Jay Williamson put his second shot about 12 feet from the hole. Hunter Mahan answered, putting his between Williamson's and the hole. Williamson two-putted, while Mahan sunk the birdie to go to a sudden-death playoff. In a repeat of the last hole in regulation, Williamson and Mahan hit the fairway with their tee shots. Williamson's second shot stopped about where Mahan's was the last time they played the hole. Mahan lofted a 9-iron to within 2 feet. When Williamson missed the birdie putt, Mahan tapped in for the win.
2006 Buick Championship
Fairfield native J.J. Henry won his first and only tour title. That year, he had five top-10 finishes and earned more than $2.3 million.
2005 Buick Championship
Brad Faxon tied the course record by shooting 61 on Sunday. That score put him at 14 under and into a tie with Tjaart van der Walt. Faxon birdied the first hole of the sudden-death playoff to win his seventh PGA Tour event.
2004 Buick Championship
Woody Austin calmly made a 6-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to defeat Tim Herron and earn $756,000, the largest check in his nine-year PGA Tour career.
2003 Greater Hartford Open
Peter Jacobsen shot a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke win, his first tour title in eight years. Jacobsen, who also won the tournament in 1984, had at least a share of the lead for all four rounds and led by one stroke after 54 holes. As Jacobsen's final putt dropped, his 21-year-old daughter Kristen ran onto the green and into his arms. She was a toddler the last time he won in Cromwell.
2002 Canon Greater Hartford Open
Phil Mickelson shot 66-64 on the weekend and came from five shots back Sunday to become the first Canon GHO champion to successfully defend his title. He defeated Davis Love III and Jonathan Kaye by one stroke with a birdie on the 72nd hole. With arguably the best PGA Tour field in the history of the GHO -- one that included Mickelson, Love, Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, Greg Norman and Vijay Singh -- a record 323,000 spectators turned out during the week.
2001 Canon Greater Hartford Open
After shooting a career-best 61 on Saturday, Phil Mickelson sealed a thrilling one-shot victory on the final hole. The win capped a week that saw former champions Arnold Palmer and Lee Trevino and record crowds of more than 318,000 fans celebrate the GHO's 50th anniversary..
The Travelers Championship
Looking Back At The Past 10 Tournaments
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