One of the biggest events in Minnesota golf history happened August 2 at the TPC-Twin Cities during the annual 3M Championship.
Employees of Thrivent Financial in conjunction with volunteers from Eagle Brook Church and 3M Championship helped pack more than 5,000 bags of food for children to be donated to six different food shelves.
Three days before the first golfers attacked the Tournament Players Club of Twin Cities course for the 2014 3M Championship, Champions Tour newbie Paul Goydos remarked that he didn’t see how someone could shoot more than 17-under par during the three-round tournament.
Until Tiger Woods came on the professional golf scene, fitness in relation to working out regularly was an afterthought for most. The explosion of golfers working out and staying in better shape took off on the PGA Tour in the late 90s and continues through today. Now, some of those players are turning that golden age of 50 years old, where they qualify to play Champions Tour events.
The Big Three – Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer – will add even more star power to an already potent line up in the Greats of Golf competition at the 3M Championship at TPC-Twin Cities in Blaine this year.
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.