3M Championship

What: The 16th of 26 events on the PGA Champions Tour 2014 schedule

When: Practice rounds and pro-ams Monday-Thursday; 54-hole tournament Friday-Sunday

Where: TPC Twin Cities in Blaine (par 72)

Tickets: Free general admission all week. The expo tent behind No. 18 green and a family fun zone Friday-Sunday also are free.

Parking: Free (including shuttle service) at the Anoka County Airport

Purse: $1.75 million ($262,500 to the winner)

TV: Golf Channel (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday; 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday)

Defending champion: Tom Pernice Jr. (17-under 199)

Tournament 54-hole record: 191 (25 under) by David Frost in 2010

Tournament 18-hole record: 61 (by Frost in the final round of 2010)

Last year: Pernice birdied his final two holes to fend off final-round charges by Corey Pavin and Jeff Sluman by a stroke to earn his second victory on the Champions Tour. Pernice drained a 45-foot birdie putt on No. 17, then two-putted from 8 feet on the final hole — his 10th birdie on 12 par-5s for the week — to win the title.