U.S. Open Winner Justin Rose Finds Huge Following At Travelers Championship

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

It’s a amazing what a win will do, especially a “major” one.  Fresh off his win at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose was a favorite at the Travelers Championship … on the course, and with the fans.

Rose drew one of the biggest galleries for the opening round with many spectators expecting to tag along from the first tee to the 18th green.

Rose didn’t disappoint, with a birdie on the very first hole.  Rose wound up shooting a 3-under 67 for the opening round.

Because he had just won the U.S. Open, there was concern that Rose would drop out of the Travelers Championship.  He didn’t, and local golf fans were ecstatic.

“Having Justin here really says it can be done and it’s nice for the tournament,” said Carl Kott of Rutland, Mass.

Bill Shipman of Shrewsbury, Mass., concurred, saying, “It’s the U.S. Open champion, best player in the world right now, so it’s good to see him in New England.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s