Minnesota golfer Tim Herron has four PGA Tour wins and a top-10 finish at the 1999 U.S. Open on his résumé. Recently, he also became a spokesperson to raise awareness about Dupuytren's Contracture, a condition from which he suffers that limits the movement of his hands.
The start of the Presidents Cup gave golf a new Big Three — former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton posing with players and wives on each team in an opening ceremony unlike any other.
Stroke-play medalist David Brown, who is making his championship debut, rallied for a 3 and 2 victory over Scott Smith, and was joined by defending champion Dave Ryan and 2016 runner-up Matt Sughrue as first-day winners Monday at the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship at the Minikahda Club.
With the golf season now likely to end with the Tour Championship on Labor Day weekend starting in 2019, there are potential new markets (including the Twin Cities) looking for places to host on a crowded summer schedule.
For the second year in a row but only the third time in the 25-year history of the 3M Championship, the tournament went to a playoff. And for the third time, the extra session went just one extra hole.