Behind the scenes at Traveler’s Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) – The superintendent at the golf tournament players club tells News 8 he loves what he does every day.

Jeffrey Reich is the golf course superintendent at the TPC River Highlands. He looks forward to hosting the Travelers Championship every year at the course in Cromwell.

He explains how the crew has been working very hard lately by taking care of the grounds. They have a variety of jobs including mowing and bunker ranking to setting the tee markers.

“There’s so many last minute details and fine details that you have to have your eyes open to all day every day,” Ryke explains.

Ryke also explains that he is responsible for a variety of jobs including being an accountant, a psychologist, a grass grower, a plumber, a painter, a car repairer. He really does it all!

“I wake up every day loving what I do, that’s for sure. How can you beat an office with the sky?” Ryke tells News 8.

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