2024 Travelers Championship weather forecast: Will heat waves affect play at TPC River Highlands?

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As performance anxiety mounts up for players at the Travelers Championship, there's another looming concern. The temperature at TPC River Highlands is expected to soar up to the mid-90s, keeping the medical team on their toes. For increasing weather concerns, Trinity Health has set up a physician to help golfers in emergencies.

As per Dr. Jennifer Martin, the physician will also cater to the smallest needs. One can get checked up for any heat-affected issues and other availabilities, including sunscreen and IV fluids. Also, the Travelers Association has organized added amenities for the golfers, such as water stations and chilling zones.

Here's a detailed report for the weather forecast at the Travelers Championship-

First round: Thursday 20

Temperature: 95 (high), 67 (low)

There's a 20% chance for rain and precipitation at the Travelers Championship venue.

Second round: Friday 21

Temperature: 94 (high), 69 (low)

An estimated 55% chance of rain and thunderstorms.

Third round: Saturday 22

Temperature: 88 (high), 67 (low)

There is a 40% chance of rain at the TPC River Highlands course.

Final round: Sunday 23

Temperature: 85 (high), 66 (low)

There's a 50-50 chance of rain at the venue of Travelers.

Given that the Travelers Championship is the last signature event, it will include several top-tier entities like Scottie Scheffler, Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, and Keegan Bradley, among others.

What is the prize stake at the 2024 Travelers Championship?

The purse of the last signature event, the Travelers Championship, is $20 million out of which an 18% cut will go to the winner. The winner will receive $3.6 million. Here's the entire list of the payouts:

1: $3,600,000

2: $2,160,000

3: $1,360,000

4: $960,000

5: $800,000

6: $720,000

7: $670,000

8: $620,000

9: $580,000

10: $540,000

11: $500,000

12: $460,000

13: $420,000

14: $380,000

15: $360,000

16: $340,000

17: $320,000

18: $300,000

19: $280,000

20: $260,000

21: $240,500

22: $223,500

23: $207,500

24: $191,500

25: $175,500

26: $159,500

27: $153,000

28: $147,000

29: $141,000

30: $135,000

31: $129,000

32: $123,000

33: $117,000

34: $112,000

35: $107,000

36: $102,000

37: $97,000

38: $93,000

39: $89,000

40: $85,000

41: $81,000

42: $77,000

43: $73,000

44: $69,000

45: $65,000

46: $61,000

47: $57,000

48: $53,500

49: $51,000

50: $50,000

51: $49,000

52: $48,000

53: $47,000

54: $46,500

55: $46,000

56: $45,500

57: $45,000

58: $44,500

59: $44,000

60: $43,500

61: $43,000

62: $42,500

63: $42,000

64: $41,500

65: $41,000

66: $40,500

67: $40,000

68: $39,500

69: $39,000

70: $38,500

71: $38,000

The Travelers Championship follows a no-cut system and all the golfers will get to play over the weekend.

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Edited by Vaishnavi Iyer
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