PGA’s 3M Open in Blaine to be held without spectators

The 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities will be conducted without spectators in accordance to Minnesota’s state guidelines in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, tournament officials announced on Monday.

The PGA Tour tournament will be played as scheeduled from July 23-26 in Blaine. Tournament organizers will work with local and state governnment agencies to ensure the health and safety of players, caddies and essential personnel who will be on the grounds.

“We had parallel plans in place allowing for a limited number of spectators on the grounds, but we understand the need to conduct this event in this fashion as we continue to recover from the pandemic,” said 3M Open Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner. “We’re still very excited about the opportunity to showcase the 3M Open and its community impact to the world through the PGA TOUR’s media partners, including Golf Channel and CBS domestically.”

Last year, the 3M Open Fund donated more than $1.5 million toward Minnesota nonprofits, sponsored hundreds of hours of community volunteering and hosted a toy drive for the M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.