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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Harrington commits to Travelers

The Travelers Championship landed a huge name Friday when three-time majors winner Padraig Harrington committed to a second appearance at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.
Harrington last played three years ago, tying for 54th place.

Currently 14th in the world golf rankings, Harrington has 21 total career wins internationally. He won the 2007 and 2008 British Open Championships as well as the 2008 PGA Championship. Harrington is a five-time member of the European Ryder Cup squad. He also has played in 11 World Cups and five Dunhill Cups.

Harrington has three top-10 finishes in 2010, with his best finish being a tie for third at the World Golf Championships – CA Championship. He is currently ranked 49th on the tour money list. He is currently the highest ranked player in the field.

Harrington will join already committed players Kenny Perry, Vijay Singh, Hunter Mahan, Stewart Cink, Justin Rose, Adam Scott, John Daly, Rickie Fowler and more. The Travelers will be held June 21–27. Entries close next Friday.


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