I was lucky enough to be a starter during the 3M Championship last week in Blaine. I have been going to the tournament for the past seven years, but this time it was different.
Fans who stuck around the 17th and 18th holes to see the conclusion of the 2013 3M Championship were treated to some magnificent golf, yet again.
Five days after Mark Wiebe won the Senior British Open at Royal Birkdale in five playoff holes against defending 3M Champion Bernhard Langer, the American found himself in contention again, this time after the first round of the 3M Championship in Blaine, Aug. 2.
While the gallery at TPC Twin Cities is known as one of the most sophisticated on the Champions’ Tour, here are a few notes regarding this weekend’s 3M Championship that begins Aug. 2 in Blaine.
Whether it has been a Minnesota tater tot hot dish with ground buffalo or fried catfish and hush puppies, Tournament Players Club-Twin Cities executive chef Peter Metzger has been dishing out Minnesota cuisine with a twist, southern comfort foods and much more to professional golfers at the 3M Championship since 2001.
Nancy Lopez, Annika Sorenstam and Pat Bradley will join the 3M Championship’s ‘Greats of Golf’ event in this year’s edition of the Champions Tour event at the TPC-Twin Cities July 29-Aug. 4.
The 20th annual 3M Championship tournament teed off Monday at the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine with the shotgun start Allianz Pro-Am tournament.