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Nathan Grube, tournament director of the Travelers Championship, talks about the economic impact of the game of golf in Connecticut.

Golf associations and organizations from across the state held “Golf Industry Day” at the state Capitol on May 1.

According to the Connecticut State Golf Association, the industry generates more than $1.1 billion each year. A study commissioned by the CSGA in 2010 showed the golf industry supported 11,570 jobs and generated $333.6 million in wages annually.

“No doubt the economy has affected every industry in the state, but I’d like to think we’re on a rebound. Clearly, economic recovery has been happening”, Michael Moraghan, CSGA executive director, said in a statement.

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