PGA Tour Brunch | 1st Round | 3M Open
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of the 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities
3M Open | Round One | Tournament Preview
COURSE: TPC Twin Cities (Blaine, Minn)
ARCHITECT: Arnold Palmer
YARDS/PAR: 7,431 yards/Par 71
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $6,600,000/$1,188,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Michael Thompson (2020)
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points Total/Winner: 2,989/500
SOCIAL MEDIA: #PGATour #FedExCup @3MOpen
OFFICIAL SITE: (The 3M Open)
TV COVERAGE: Today, July 22 and Friday, July 23: From 2:30pm to 6:30pm (EDT) on Golf Channel.
On Saturday, July 24, Round 3 coverage 1:00pm to 3:00am (EDT) on Golf Channel. Then, CBS takes over from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, July 25: Golf Channel opens final round coverage 1:00pm to 3:00am (EDT) and CBS wraps it up from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage of Featured Groups today and Friday, from 7:45am (EDT) to 6:30pm (EDT) on PGA Tour Live. On Saturday and Sunday, PGA Tour Live will stream Featured Groups from 7:45am (EDT) to 3:00pm (EDT) and Featured Holes from 3:00pm (EDT) to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: PGATourCom (online audio) and SiriusXM Radio will be back to the usual PGA Tour Radio coverage with live calls today and Friday from 1:00pm (EDT) to 6:30pm (EDT). Weekend coverage on Sirius XM Radio begins at 1:00pm (EDT) until 6:00pm (EDT) or conclusion. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
Scoreboard watching becomes the norm at the 3M Open as the PGA Tour enters the final month of its regular season in advance of the FedExCup Playoffs. The Top 125 players, ranked by their FedExCup points, qualify for the Northern Trust (August 19-22). After the 3M Open and the break for the Summer Olympic Games, the Tour concludes with the Barracuda (August 5-8) and the WGC-St. Jude’s Invitational (also August 5-8) and the Wyndham (August 12-15).
World No. 2 Dustin Johnston comes into this week’s 3M Open after his T-8 at The Open last weekend. In his first 3M Open start last year, DJ had to WD after R-1 with a back injury.
The 3M Open Tee Times begin today at 7:50am (EDT)/6:50am (local) through 3:12pm (EDT)/2:12pm (local).
Weather: Thursday’s forecast is for partly cloudy skies, 82-degrees with 56% humidity and a 20% chance of rain. Winds blowing South at 13 mph.
PGATourBrunch will post at 7:00am (EDT) on Friday.
Next Week: Tokyo Olympics (Info)
Seamus Power OUT / Ben Crane IN
Brian Harman OUT / David Lingmerth IN
Sangmoon Bae IN (on his own number)
The Field - (link)
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying:
Oosthuizen Looks to put The Open Behind (PGATourCom)
Take-Aways From the Majors (Golf Channel)
How to Watch This Week (PGATourCom)
#SportsBiz, Sports Gambling and Golf Industry News
Expert Picks for The 3M Open - (PGATourCom)
Looking Back at 2016 Olympic Golf (PGATourCom)
Story Behind Team USA Golf uniforms (PGATourCom)
On This Day in Golf History:
July 22, 2001 - David Duval won his only major championship when he took The Open at Royal Lytham St. Annes in England, winning the tournament by three strokes after posting a final round (67). Duval had four great chances at the Masters in Augusta, two at the U.S. Open and one in The Open in 2000 before he broke through with the win. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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