The weather was perfect! The scoring conditions, great! Tournament qualifier Marco Dawson finished the day as your first-round leader, following a round of 9-under par 63. This despite having flown to Minnesota from Wales on Monday. No jet lag there! Two time champion Bernhard Langer, Jeff Maggert, Rocco Mediate and Vijay Singh all finished one stroke behind. Will one of these guys be holding the big check on Sunday? Come on out to Blaine tomorrow and Sunday to find out.
The first tee time for Saturday is 7:20 a.m. On top of the regular tournament action, the Greats of Golf will tee it up on Saturday beginning at 11:50 a.m.
The Greats of Golf will be signing autographs in the Expo Tent on Saturday at the following times.
9:30 a.m . - Johnny Miller, Dave Stockton and Al Geiberger
10:00 a.m. - Andy North, David Graham and Fuzzy Zoeller
10:30 a.m. - Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus
11:00 a.m. - Annika Sorenstam , Nancy Lopez and Pat Bradley
11:30 a.m. - Don January, Lee Trevino and Charles Coody