Fans Gather for Third Day of Travelers Championship

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    CROMWELL, CT - JUNE 20: Matt Kuchar of the United States watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at the TPC River Highlands on June 20, 2014 in Cromwell, Connecticut. (Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)

    Fans turned out in force for the third day of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell.

    Many fans arrived early for the competition and the weather and the players didn't disappoint. Fans came from Connecticut.

    "We've been here several days so we've really seen the crowds start to swell, see the respect with which everybody shows the golfers, it's a neat atmosphere. It's a neat sport," said Camille Dolansky of Higganum.

    Others came from out of state.

    "There's not a lot in the local area from a sports team perspective in Pittsfield, a nice opportunity to get out. Come out to the Travelers and just enjoy a couple days of golf," said George Betti of Pittsfield, MA.

    Many fans stopped by the warm up area to get a look at their favorite fans in action. Some even got a chance to meet their favorites in person.

    "There's an opportunity to talk with some of the players especially on Wednesday for the celebrity pro-am. Today's more of they're down to business so there's a good opportunity to watch some quality golf," said Betti.

    Tournament Director Nathan Grube says the picture perfect weather is contributing to strong crowds.

    "You plan all year for an event like this and the one thing you can't control, the weather, is something that can really effect your event and we're really fortunate to have a good week," said Grube.

    It was a fun day for fans on the golf course as the Travelers Championship goes on.

    "I actually like seeing the talent that the pros have. They play a game that I'm not familiar with, the skill, the power, and really appreciate a lot of the big names showing up," said Greg Dolansky of Higganum.