After a few weeks of set up, the TPC Twin Cities is ready for action.
The 3M Championship events kicked off today with the Allianz Pro-Am. 19 teams comprised of one pro and four amateurs competed on this gorgeous day in Blaine.
This year marks the 22nd Annual 3M Championship. Even after all that time, the excitement for the tournament seems to grow. The field for this year is the best its’ ever been. Nine past champions (David Frost, Jay Haas, three time winner Hale Irwin, Tom Kit, two time winner Bernhard Langer, Wayne Levi, Tom Pernice, Jr., Tom Purtzer and D.A. Weibring) are in the field along with nine 3M Championship first timers including Paul Goydos, Jeff Maggert, Vijay Singh and Scott Verplank. In addition, the local contingency is well represented with Don Berry, John Harris and Tom Lehman playing this week.
Back again for another year is the Greats of Golf Challenge present it by Post-It . On Saturday, golf legends will compete in this one day event. Among this year’s legends are Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Lee Trevino and Fuzzy Zoeller. Also back this year are the LPGA greats Annika Sorenstam, Nancy Lopez and Pat Bradley.
The weather for the week looks perfect, so be sure to come on out and see some great golf. Once again, admission is free all week!