Joe Morelli, The Middletown Press

Joe Morelli

The Middletown Press

Connecticut, United States

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Recent:
  • The Middletown Press
  • Greenwich Time
  • New Haven Register
  • The News-Times
  • Stamford Advocate
  • Register Citizen
Past:
  • TheHourNews
  • Connecticut Post

Recent articles by Joe:

Dustin Johnson hangs on to win Travelers Championship

While Johnson never lost the lead, he made it interesting with one drive out of bounds, another nearly in the water, and a third tee shot into a bunker. → Read More

Harvey School honors student-athlete from Greenwich

Ryan Horowitz is expected to play Division I baseball at Bucknell University after graduating with honors. → Read More

Todd leads Johnson by two at Travelers Championship

Brendon Todd fired a 9-under-par 61 in Saturday's third round to lead Dustin Johnson by two shots at the Travelers Championship. → Read More

Gordon making good on sponsor’s exemption, holds lead at Travelers Championship

Will Gordon is making good on the sponsor's exemption awarded to him by the Travelers Championship. Gordon fired an 8-under-par 62 Friday to stand as the leader by 2 strokes midway through the second round at the Travelers Championship being held at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. "(Travelers tournament director) Nathan Grube and (executive vice president and chief administrative officer) Andy… → Read More

Fosdick rallies to claim 118th State Amateur crown

Chris Fosdick was down big during Thursday's State Amateur final, but rallied to defeat Cody Paladino to win the 118th edition of the championship. → Read More

Fosdick, Paladino reach 118th State Amateur final

Chris Fosdick and Cody Paladino will square off in Thursday's 118th State Amateur 36-hole final to be held at Shorehaven Golf Club in Norwalk. → Read More

Second PGA Tour golfer tests positive coronavirus

PGA Tour golfer Cameron Champ tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, the tour announced. Champ has withdrawn from the Travelers Championship. → Read More

Strong field on tap for next week’s Travelers Championship

Nine of the world's top 10 golfers headlines probably the strongest field in the long history of the Travelers Championship to be held next week. → Read More

Two-time champion Phil Mickelson returning to play Travelers Championship

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson has committed to play in the Travelers Championship, an event he won in back-to-back years, on Thursday morning. → Read More

Spieth, Reavie, Leishman all returning for next week’s Travelers Championship

Former champions Chez Reavie (2019), Jordan Spieth (2017) and Marc Leishman (2012) all committed Wednesday morning to play in next week's Travelers Championship. → Read More

Rahm, Simpson strengthen depth of Travelers Championship field

No. 2 ranked Jon Rahm and No. 9 Webb Simpson joined the Travelers Championship field Monday, giving the tournament eight of the world's top 10 golfers. → Read More

Johnson, Day commit to play Travelers Championship

A strong Travelers Championship field became even stronger on Wednesday when the tournament announced world No. 5 Dustin Johnson, along with Jason Day, had both committed. → Read More

Rose, Finau, Casey commit to play Travelers Championship

Golfers Justin Rose, Tony Finau and Paul Casey are all returning to play in the Travelers Championship later this month, the tournament announced Monday. → Read More

Yale Golf Course closed through end of July

The Yale Golf Course, the top-ranked collegiate course in the country, will remain closed through the end of July, the university announced last week. → Read More

State golf competition returns with new guidelines in place

The CSGA opened its season Tuesday with a State Amateur qualifier at Oronoque Country Club and all the new guidelines in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

How the Travelers is preparing for an event in a pandemic without fans

The 2020 Travelers Championship PGA Tour event will be held June 25-28 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka returns to play Travelers Championship

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka, the world's third-ranked golfer, is returning to play in the Travelers Championship, the tournament announced Thursday morning. → Read More

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka returning to Travelers Championship

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka, the world's third-ranked golfer, is returning to play in the Travelers Championship, the tournament announced Thursday morning. → Read More

PGA Tour puts health protocols in place for Travelers

The PGA Tour laid out its health and safety protocols for its remaining events, which includes the Travelers Championship to be played in late June. → Read More

Cops: McDonald's mask scofflaw breaks window, steals panties

BROOKLYN, Conn. (AP) - A man who had been kicked out of a McDonald's restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said. Jason Daddario, 37, was charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace, according to a police report. An attorney to comment on his behalf… → Read More