What: Champions Tour golf tournament

When: Championship play is Friday-Sunday. The Greats of Golf, a tournament within a tournament, will be Saturday and will feature Arnold Palmer, Annika Sorenstam and others.

Where: TPC Twin Cities in Blaine (7,114 yards, par 72)

Tickets: Free general admission all week; expo tent located behind No. 18 is also free.

Parking/shuttle service: Free from the Anoka County Airport

Purse: $1.75 million; $262,500 to the winner

TV: Golf Channel (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday; 3-5 p.m. Saturday; 3-5 p.m. Sunday)

Four groups to follow Friday: 11:20 a.m., Tom Lehman-Roger Chapman-Mark Calcavecchia; 11:40 a.m., Hale Irwin-Tom Kite-John Cook; noon, Mark Wiebe-Jay Haas-Nick Price; 12:10 p.m., Kenny Perry-Craig Stadler-Rocco Mediate. All tee off from the first hole.

Weather forecast: Pleasant all weekend

Websites: 3mchampionship.com, startribune.com/golf