2017 Travelers Championship Picks and Tournament Preview

Travelers ChampionshipThe Travelers Championship follows the last big major at The 2017 US Open. The PGA Tour event has been bounced around the last couple of years due to the Olympics but settles in this year after the tournament at Erin Hills.

The course has favored long hitters in the past, with the set up being a Par 70 under 7000 yards. The TPC River Highlands is a well-balanced test of golfing abilities with a mixture of long and short holes.

The 2017 Travelers Championship Tourney Preview

The 2017 Travellers Championship finds itself back in the position on the schedule right after the US Open which will once again affect which players to focus on for your fantasy golf lineups at FanDuel. Usually the Travelers has a stronger field of golfers that are in a stretch run between majors and 2017 will be no different. The field already commited includes: include defending champion Russell Knox as well as Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Justin Thomas, Zach Johnson, Bubba Watson, Brandt Snedeker and Patrick Reed. Watch for how players played at the US Open to see if they in a groove or slumping into the Travelers.

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Dates - June 22 to June 25, 2017

Prize Pool - $6,800,000

First Place - $1,224,000

Examining the Travelers Championship Golf Course

Name of Course - TPC River Highlands

Where is TPC River Highlands? - Cromwell, CT

TPC River Highlands Golf Course

Par - 70

Yards - 6841

Slope Rating - 131

Year Built - 1928

Past Travelers Champions

Russell Knox Defending Travelers ChampionRussell Knox2016 - Russell Knox

 

Bubba Watson2015 - Bubba Watson

 

Kevin Streelman2014 - Kevin Streelman

 

Ken Duke2013 - Ken Duke

 

Travelers Championship info - Trends, Tidbits

  • The Travelers is the second-most-attended tournament annually
  • A handful of players have won the Travelers twice, but Billy Casper won 4 times
  • Arnold Palmer's first win in the US was the Insurance City Open – the original name of the Travelers Championship
  • Phil Mickelson is the only back-to-back Champion

2017 Travelers Championship Fantasy Golf Info

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Where To Get Expert Picks for the 2017 Travelers Championship

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Why You Need Expert Picks For The 2017 Travelers Championship

With a field of lower tiered golfers, the top players that have committed will be the highest priced guys at daily fantasy golf sites. Unless you are good at picking sleeper picks for the Travellers Championship, you may want the help of the experts for their insight.