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A native of Stoughton, Wis., Stensaas graduated with a degree in communications from the University of Minnesota where he covered a variety of Gophers sports teams for the Minnesota Daily. He lives in Apple Valley with his wife and daughter.


Twins to be cautious, place Mahle on IL

Tyler Mahle, who left Wednesday's start because of shoulder fatigue, says he feels no pain in his throwing shoulder, but the Twins are worried about recurrence.


Inkster defends title in Land O'Lakes Legends Classic

The event will be played Saturday at Sunday at The Meadows at Mystic Lake in Prior Lake.


Notes, quotes and highlights: Day 4 at the 3M Open

Troy Merritt made happy memories in his return to the Twin Cities, albeit not with his miserable putting.


Piercy conquers weather, takes four-shot lead into 3M Open final round

Seventy-four fellow golf professionals, Mother Nature and a nagging blister. All tried to hold Scott Piercy back Saturday at the 3M Open in Blaine.


Notes, quotes and highlights: Day 2 at the 3M Open

Danny Willett, a former Masters champion, shot a 5-under 66 and is in good position for a top-10 finish.


3M moments: Matusyama takes 9 (and quits), ex-champ has new look

Updates from around the TPC Twin Cities course, including notes on Emiliano Grillo, Troy Merritt, Jeff Overton and 2020 winner Michael Thompson.


Short-hitting 3M Open alternate Goydos knows how to win in Blaine

Paul Goydos, now 58, says he will be fine if he can make some putts this week at the 3M Open. He won the 3M Championship in 2017 with 33 putts over a 30-hole stretch.


At 20, rising star Kim could make a splash at the 3M Open

The South Korean standout is fresh off competing at the British Open.


3M Open: Five top players and local golfers to watch

The field includes last year's Masters champion, a member of the most recent U.S. Ryder Cip team and a former No. 1 golfer in the world rankings.


What you should know about 3M Open this week in Blaine

The PGA Tour event runs from Thursday through Sunday at the TPC Twin Cities.