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Rory McIlroy Commits to 2020 Travelers Championship

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    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates with the FedExCup trophy after winning during the final round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on Aug. 25, 2019, in Atlanta.

    Recently-crowned FedEx Cup winner Rory McIlroy has committed to play at the 2020 Travelers Championship next year.

    The tournament made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

    McIlroy made his first appearance at the Travelers Championship in 2017 and returned int 2018 before skipping this year's event.

    “I really missed playing at TPC River Highlands this year, so I’m looking forward to coming back in 2020,” McIlroy said in a release from the tournament. “The Travelers Championship is one of the best events on the PGA TOUR, with a tremendous atmosphere, great fans, an awesome practice facility and now a new clubhouse that I can’t wait to see.”

    The 2020 Travelers Championship will be held June 22-28 at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

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