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About Bruce Berlet

Worked as sports writer for The Hartford Courant for 38 years before retiring in 2008. His major beats at the paper were golf, the Hartford Whalers, University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball, Yale football, United States and World Figure Skating Championships and ski columnist. He has covered every PGA Tour stop in Connecticut since 1971, along with 30 Masters, 25 U.S. Opens, four PGA Championships, 12 Deutsche Bank Championships, 15 Westchester (N.Y.) Classics and four Ryder Cups. He has won several Golf Writers Association of America writing awards, including a first place for a feature on John Daly, and was elected to the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame in 2009. He also worked for the Connecticut Whale hockey team for two years when they were renamed by former Hartford Whalers managing general partner Howard Baldwin, who had become the marketing director of the Hartford Wolf Pack, the top affiliate of the New York Rangers.

Bryson DeChambeau Commits to Travelers Championship

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Travelers Championship added more firepower Wednesday with a commitment from Bryson DeChambeau. DeChambeau, ranked 14th in the Official World Golf Ranking, is a five-time PGA Tour winner and finished second in the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship on Sunday. His results have improved in each of the four years that he has played [...]

By |2020-03-05T21:39:37-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Joe LaCava: Caddy Hall of Famer Rolling with the Good Times

CROMWELL, Conn. – Joe LaCava began caddying on the PGA Tour almost by happenstance, and now 33 years later has several bags full of memorable moments that he never could have envisioned. “I thought I might try it for a year, but Fred (Couples) afforded me a chance to get acclimated because he was young and [...]

By |2020-01-23T21:49:37-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Golf Life|Tags: , |
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