Golf Innerview with Ann Liguori

Episode 4: A ‘pivot’ at the Travelers

New England’s annual PGA Tour stop attracts a dream field, but because of the ban on spectators, nobody to see it. How will that work out? It’s all good, the tournament’s chief administrator tells host Ann Liguori

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Ann Liguori talks with Andy Bessette, the executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship this week in Cromwell, Conn. The Travelers has drawn nine of the top 10 golfers in the world, but spectators will be banned by the Tour for a third consecutive week because of the coronavirus pandemic. “We’ve really needed to pivot this year,” said Bessette, adding that New England’s annual Tour stop “will be like a major” when play begins Thursday at TPC River Highlands.

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