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Former U.S. Open, PGA champion Brooks Koepka commits to 3M Open

Brooks Koepka watches his shot after hitting from behind a tree on the 18th hole during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Photo: AP Photo/Lynne Sladky
Brooks Koepka watches his shot after hitting from behind a tree on the 18th hole during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

March 21, 2019 03:22 PM

On Thursday, the 3M Open announced another addition of a top-ranked player to the field commited to play in the new PGA TOUR event at the TPC Twin Cities, according to a release.

Brooks Koepka, ranked currently No. 3 in the world, becomes the fifth player making early plans to compete. Already commited are Bryson DeChambeau (No. 6 in the world), Jason Day (No. 12), Patrick Reed (No. 16, and reigning Masters Tournament winner) and Phil Mickelson (No. 21 and five-time major championship winner).

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Last year, Koepka won the U.S. Open and PGA Championship and was named the PGA TOUR Player of the Year. Those two major championship titles are in addition to his 2017 U.S. Open win and a 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open victory.

The 156 players competing in the 3M Open have until 5 p.m. ET on Friday, June 28 to officially commit to the tournament and can withdraw at any time, according to the release.

The event will be held July 1 to 7. 

Fans can find ticket and hospitality options on the tournament's website.

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