GOLF

Tony Finau, Zac Blair Post Top-15 Finishes At 3M Open

Jul 30, 2023, 4:06 PM | Updated: Jul 31, 2023, 12:09 pm

SALT LAKE CITY – Local PGA Tour golfers Tony Finau and Zac Blair recorded top-15 finishes at the 2023 3M Open tournament.

Tony Finau & Zac Blair at 3M Open

The 3M Open took place at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minnesota from July 27-30.

After four rounds of play, both Finau and Blair landed inside the top-15 on the leaderboard.

Through three rounds of competition, Finau put himself in a spot to capture victory at the tournament for the second straight year.

RELATED: Tony Finau Wins 2022 3M Open Securing Third PGA Tour Victory

In 2022, Finau won the 3M Open for his third career victory on the PGA Tour. The Utahn won the event by five shots.

Finau opened the tournament with back-to-back rounds of 66. On the first day of the weekend, the golfer posted a score of 67 or four-under par.

On Sunday, Finau had his worst round of the event and fell four spots on the leaderboard. The Salt Lake City native shot a 70 and ended up at 15-under par for the tournament. Finau finished tied for seventh place.

Blair had his best day at the event on Sunday. The former BYU golfer began the tournament with rounds of 69, 66, and 72. On Sunday, Blair shot a 64 and climbed 26 spots up the leaderboard. Blair ended up tied for 13th place.

3M Open Leaderboard

1. Lee Hodges (-24)

T2. J.T. Poston (-17)

T2. Martin Laird (-17)

T2. Kevin Streelman (-17)

T5. Dylan Wu (-16)

T5. Keith Mitchell (-16)

T7. Sam Ryder (-15)

T7. Aaron Baddeley (-15)

T7. Tony Finau (-15)

The 2023 3M Open had a purse of $7.8 million.

Other Local Golfer at 3M Open

In addition to Finau and Blair, former BYU golfer Peter Kuest made the cut after opening the tourney with rounds of 71 and 66. The golfer finished the weekend with consecutive days shooting 70. Kuest ended the tournament at seven-under par and tied for 50th place.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. He’s also co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on X/Twitter (@kyleireland), Instagram (@kyleirelandksl), and Threads (@kyleirelandksl).

Download the new & improved KSL Sports app from Utah’s sports leader. You can stream live radio, video and stay up to date on all of your favorite teams.

Golf

Tony Finau 2024 U.S. Open Round One...

Chandler Holt

Tony Finau Gets Out To Strong Start At 2024 U.S. Open

Utah native Tony Finau had a solid first round in the 2024 U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort's No. 2 Golf Course.

15 hours ago

Zac-Blair-RBC-Canadian-Open-2024...

Kyle Ireland

Zac Blair Records Best Finish Of 2024 Season At RBC Canadian Open

Former BYU men's golf standout Zac Blair posted his best performance of the PGA Tour season with a top-25 finish at the RBC Canadian Open.

12 days ago

Scottie-Scheffler-Masters-Tournament-2024...

DYLAN LOVAN Associated Press

Charges Against Scottie Scheffler Dropped After Arrest Outside PGA Championship

Criminal charges against Scottie Scheffler have been dismissed, ending a legal saga that began with images of the world's top male golfer being arrested

16 days ago

Grayson-Murray-PGA-Tour-Charles-Schwab-Challenge...

Doug Ferguson, AP

Grayson Murray Dies At Age 30 A Day After Withdrawing From Colonial, PGA Tour Says

Two-time PGA Tour winner Grayson Murray died at age 30, one day after he withdrew from the Charles Schwab Cup Challenge at Colonial.

20 days ago

Scottie-Scheffler-PGA-Championship-Kentucky...

Dylan Lovan, AP

Officer Who Arrested Scottie Scheffler Disciplined For Not Having Bodycam Activated

The Kentucky police officer who arrested top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler outside the PGA Championship is receiving “corrective action.”

22 days ago

Tony Finau PGA Championship Round Four...

Chandler Holt

Tony Finau Finishes In Top 20 At 2024 PGA Championship

Utah native Tony Finau started better than he finished but still ended in the top 20 at the 2024 PGA Championship.

25 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Hans & Scotty's Day of Adoption...

Hans & Scotty’s Day Of Adoption

Join the KSL Sports Zone for Hans & Scotty's Day of Adoption, in partnership with the Humane Society of Utah, on June 25th, 2024!

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...

KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.

Tony Finau, Zac Blair Post Top-15 Finishes At 3M Open