PGA Tour Brunch | 3M Open | Round-2
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of Round 2 of the 3M Open
3M Open | Round Two | TPC Twin Cities
COURSE: TPC Twin Cities (Blaine, Minn)
YARDS/PAR: 7,431 yards/Par 71
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $6,600,000/$1,188,000
SOCIAL MEDIA: #PGATour #FedExCup @3MOpen
OFFICIAL SITE: (The 3M Open)
TV COVERAGE: Today, 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 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 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)
3M Open Notebook:
The first round of the 3M Open was suspended at 11:28am (local), due to lightning in the area. Play resumed at 1:52pm (local), following a delay of 2 hours, 24 minutes. Play was suspended due to darkness at 8:54pm (local). The first round will resume at 8 am, with the second round beginning as previously scheduled.
Following missed cuts in his last two starts on Tour, Troy Merritt birdied his last two holes, and eight holes total on the round, to begin his 3M Open with a 7-under (64) and is T-1 with Rickie Fowler.
In his 3M Open debut, Rickie Fowler made seven birdies and had no bogeys to post (64), his first bogey-free round since Round-1 of the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic when he T-32.
3M Open Leaderboard After 18 Holes
Rickie Fowler - 64 (-7)
Troy Merritt - 64 (-7)
Jhonattan Vegas - 64 (-7)
Scott Stallings - 65 (-6)
Adam Schenck - 65 (-6)
Roger Sloan - (-6) through 16 holes
Full Leaderboard (link)
The 3M Open Tee Times continue today at 7:50am (EDT)/6:50am (local) through 3:12pm (EDT)/2:12pm (local).
Weather: Friday’s forecast is for mostly cloudy skies, 85-degrees with 50% humidity and a 20% chance of rain. Winds blowing South/SW at 13 mph. Saturday’s weather calls for sunny conditions with a 10% chance of rain.
PGATourBrunch will post at 8:00am (EDT) on Saturday.
Next Week: Tokyo Olympics (Info)
What They’re Saying:
Fowler, Merritt, Vegas Led at 3M Open (ESPN/Associated Press)
Rickie Fowler With a Positive Step (Golf Week/USA Today)
DJ’s Brother (Austin), also his Caddy, Tests COVID+ (Golf Digest)
A Look at The PGA Tour Fall Season (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
July 23, 2000 - Tiger Woods completed his career Slam when he won The Open Championship for the first time, eight shots ahead of runners-up Ernie Els and Thomas Bjorn. Woods, then 24, became the youngest player to win all four of golf’s majors when he stood victorious at The Old Course at St. Andrews. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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