PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: Exclusive four-stream coverage of the 3M Open

  • Coverage begins at 7:45 a.m. ET tomorrow and continues through the finals on Sunday, July 24
  • Marquee, featured groups include big winners, former 3M Open champions
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PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will present the 3M open at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minnesota this week with four exclusive coverage streams, only for ESPN+ subscribers. A main stream covering the entire tournament field begins at 7:45 a.m. ET tomorrow, followed by featured groups at 8 a.m. ET and a marquee group at 8:15 a.m. ET, with bonus ESPN + coverage of others groups when the initial marquee group and featured groups complete their rounds. A featured hole stream beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET will feature par 3 numbers 4, 8, 13 and 17 at TPC Twin Cities.

THURSDAY | July 21
The main stream begins at 7:45 a.m. ET
Featured hole coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. ET

Marquee Group | 8:15 a.m. ET

  • Hideki Matsuyama – 2021 Masters Champion, No. 8 FedExCup Ranking, eight-time TOUR Champion
  • Sungjae Im – Two-time TOUR winner, 2019 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Tom Hoge – TOUR winner (Pro-Am AT&T Pebble Beach 2022)

Featured Groups | 8 a.m. ET

  • Sahith Theegala– Finished T-2 at this year’s Travelers Championship and third in WM Phoenix Open, 2020 Haskins Award and Ben Hogan Award winner
  • Joohyung Kim – Double Asian Tour Winner
  • Chesson Hadley – TOUR Winner (Puerto Rico Open 2014)

Featured Group 1 | 2 p.m. ET

Featured Group 2 | 2 p.m. ET

  • Tony Finau – Twice winner of the TOUR
  • Jason Day – 12 time TOUR winner, 2015 PGA Championship winner
  • Davis Riley – Playoff lost to Sam Burns at Valspar Championship this year

FRIDAY | 22nd of July
The main stream begins at 7:45 a.m. ET
Featured hole coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. ET

Marquee Group | 8:15 a.m. ET

Featured Groups | 8:30 a.m. ET

  • Champ/Thompson/Reavié
  • T. Poston – Two-time TOUR winner, 2022 John Deere Classic champion
  • Cam Davis – TOUR Winner (Rocket Mortgage Classic 2021)
  • Adam Long – TOUR winner (The American Express 2019), 3M Open runner-up 2020

Featured Group 1 | 2 p.m. ET

Featured Group 2 | 2 p.m. ET

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will follow similar schedules Saturday and Sunday, determined when post-cut pairings and tee times are announced.

Four-stream coverage of the 3M Open | Exclusive to PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

Day Start time (ET) Cover
Thursday,

July 21

7:45 am main stream Best On-Pitch Action of the Tournament
8am Featured groups Sahith Theegala / Joohyung Kim / Chesson Hadley

Rickie Fowler/Ryan Palmer/Martin Laird

Bonus coverage:

Cameron Champ/Michael Thompson/Chez Reavie

8:15 a.m. Marquee group Hideki Matsuyama / Sungjae Im / Tom Hoge

Bonus coverage:

Tony Finau / Jason Day / Davis Riley

8:30 am Featured Holes Per 3 | Nos. 4, 8, 13, 17
2 p.m. Featured Group 1 Cameron Champ/Michael Thompson/Chez Reavie
Featured Group 2 Tony Finau / Jason Day / Davis Riley
Featured Holes Per 3 | No. 8
Per 3 | No. 17
Friday,

22nd of July

7:45 am main stream Best On-Pitch Action of the Tournament
8:15 a.m. Marquee group Tony Finau / Jason Day / Davis Riley

Bonus coverage:

Hideki Matsuyama / Sungjae Im / Tom Hoge

8:30 am Featured groups Cameron Champ/Michael Thompson/Chez Reavie
JT Poston / Cam Davis / Adam Long

Bonus coverage:

Rickie Fowler/Ryan Palmer/Martin Laird

Featured Holes Per 3 | Nos. 4, 8, 13, 17
2 p.m. Featured Group 1 Rickie Fowler/Ryan Palmer/Martin Laird
Featured Group 2 Hideki Matsuyama / Sungjae Im / Tom Hoge
Featured Holes Per 3 | No. 8
Per 3 | No. 17

The four streams available on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ include:

  • main stream – The main stream of tournament coverage, featuring the best action from the entire course, with two dedicated pit announcers, a dedicated walk announcer and coverage from all cameras at the event.
  • Marquee group – Every shot from every player in the group, with two stand announcers and a walking announcer announcing the action.
  • Featured Holes – Exclusive coverage of the main par 3 holes and the course’s signature holes.
  • Featured groups – Traditional coverage of the PGA TOUR LIVE after two simultaneous star groups, with two booth announcers and a traveling announcer.

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