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2012 Travelers Championship: Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson Among Weekend's Headliners

Early in the Travelers Championship, several golfers are battling atop the leaderboard, some of which include Matt Kuchar, Nick O'Hern and Nathan Green, who at one point were all tied for the lead at 4-under par.

Masters champion Bubba Watson and U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson won't tee off until the afternoon, at 12:55 p.m. Simpson is likely to be the talk of the tournament, coming off the first major of his career in a tournament that seemed to kick the tails of every golfer who dared to challenge it.

The always popular Watson will also be worth paying attention to in this tournament, since he won it in 2010. TPC River Highlands, a par 70, 6,841 yard course in Cromwell, Connecticut, 10 miles south of Hartford. The most notable stretch of the course is Nos. 15-17 which play around a four-acre lake, according the Travelers Championship website.

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