July 1, 2021
BLAINE, MN – Today 3M Open tournament officials announced an official commitment from World No. 2 Dustin Johnson, who will be competing for the second consecutive year in the PGA TOUR’s 3M Open, scheduled for July 22-25 at TPC Twin Cities.
“We are thrilled with this early commitment and appreciate Dustin adding us to his summer schedule and we look forward to welcoming him back,” said 3M Open Executive Director Hollis Cavner.
Johnson, who withdrew with a back injury after the first-round last year, is ranked No. 2 in the world. The reigning FedExCup Champion, has 24 career victories, including the Masters last fall and the 2016 U.S. Open. He is the first person to win all four World Golf Championships and has won at least one PGA TOUR event in 13 consecutive seasons, the longest active streak on TOUR.
Earlier, tournament officials announced the commitments of World No. 13 Louis Oosthuizen, Rickie Fowler, U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker and major championship winners Stewart Cink, Jason Dufner, Lucas Glover, Sergio Garcia and Charl Schwartzel.
Players have until Friday, July 16 to commit for the 156-player field and can withdraw at any time.
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About the 3M Open
A PGA TOUR event, the inaugural 3M Open contested in July of 2019 was won by Matthew Wolff in thrilling fashion with an eagle on the 72nd hole to defeat Bryson DeChambeau and Collin Morikawa by one stroke. Amid COVID-19 restrictions, Michael Thompson won the 2020 version by two strokes. Minnesota’s only PGA TOUR event is contested at the TPC Twin Cities and will be held July 19-25, 2021. Managed by Pro Links Sports, the tournament benefits local programs through the 3M Open Fund and ‘Golf That Matters’ campaign. For more information, please visit 3mopen.com. Follow the 3M Open on Instagram/Twitter @3MOpen and at facebook.com/3MOpen.
Lee Patterson, 3M Open Media Director, (704) 913-1088, firstname.lastname@example.org