The 3M Championship is not just about the men this year.
Three of the top women's golfers in history are scheduled to play in an event that's part of the Champions Tour top at the TPC Twins Cities July 29-Aug. 4.
Annika Sorenstam, Nancy Lopez and Pat Bradley will comprise the first women's team in the Greats of Golf Challenge associated with the event.
''We always try to do new and different things,'' Hollis Cavner, the tournament's executive director, said in making the announcement Monday. ''Annika is excited to come here, Nancy is working on her game and Pat is just thrilled.''
Sorenstam won 72 LPGA tournaments, including 10 majors; Lopez has 48 career LPGA wins, including three majors; and Bradley has won 31 LPGA events, including six majors.
The women will compete on Aug. 3 against a pair of men's teams. One will be comprised of Lee Trevino, David Graham and Bill Rodgers and the other will be Johnny Miller, Dave Stockton and player Cavner said is ''somebody that everybody'...