Indian golfer Arjun Atwal will look to evaluate his sport and present bodily situation when he tees off at the USD 6.6 million 3M Open, solely his second event since returning to motion after the coronavirus-forced break.
It is time for Atwal to place into observe at the 3M Open this week all that he felt he wanted to work on after his earlier outing three weeks in the past at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
The 47-year-old Indian will play three occasions in 4 weeks. After 3M Open, he’ll tee off subsequent week at the Barracuda Championship, performed reverse to the WGC-St. Jude Invitational.
Two weeks after that he’s additionally expected to be in motion at Wyndham Championship, an event he gained precisely 10 years in the past in 2010.
Atwal, who had completed Tied-45 after carding 73 on the remaining day following the first three rounds of 70-69-66, is grouped with Patrick Rodgers and Swede Alex Noren.
Daniel Chopra, the Swede who grew up in India, will determine in solely his second begin in 2020. The two-time PGA Tour winner last performed the Puerto Rico Open and completed 68th.
Chopra will play the first two rounds with John Merrick and Kyoung-Hoon Lee.
The 3M Open does have some good reminiscences for Atwal, who got here into the 2019 version by capturing 62 and successful the Monday Qualifiers.
He adopted that up with an outstanding 65 on the first day after which 68-68 in the subsequent two rounds to be in the Top-10 going into the remaining day, however a 70 on Sunday noticed him end T-23.
“Yes, 3M and the course has good memories,” said Atwal. “Also, I feel I can improve on the things that did not go right for me at Rocket Mortgage.
“Playing after a long stretch did mean some tiredness, because when you are playing for fun, we generally use carts and walking did mean some effort,” he added with fun.
Yet, now feeling fitter than he has in last 8-10 years, Atwal is an excellent stretch of occasions. “That will be good to play back-to-back and some more.”
The 3M Open comes proper earlier than two large weeks – the WGC-St Jude and the PGA Invitational, which might be performed back-to-back.
Matthew Wolff will defend his 2019 title in opposition to the likes of Brooks Koepka, who’s hoping to make up for a current missed lower.
Dustin Johnson after a 80-80 at the Memorial is there as is Bubba Watson and Paul Casey — all competing this week.
Also in the field is Tommy Fleetwood for his first begin since the ‘Return to Golf’ occurred in early June.
Fleetwood came to visit to the US from the UK and spent two weeks in quarantine and can now play as a lot as he can until the finish of season. Harris English and Tony Finau may also tee up.