Two-time major championship winner Justin Thomas will play in next week's 3M Open in Blaine.
Still seeking to qualify for the season-ending FedExCup playoff, Thomas committed to play at TPC Twin Cities for the first time in the 3M Open's five years, tournament officials announced.
A former No. 1 player in the world, he is currently ranked 20th in the official golf rankings, but is 75th in the FedExCup points standings with two more tournaments left after this week's British Open at Royal Liverpool.
He missed the cut Friday at the British Open, which was inevitable after he made 9 on the final hole of his opening round for an 82, his worst score in a major. He shot 71 in the second round.
''The golf in Minnesota is obviously slightly different than here in Liverpool,'' Thomas told reporters in England. ''But I'm hitting a lot of good shots. I'm just making so many bonehead mistakes.''
The top 70 players in the FedExCup standing qualify for the three-event playoffs. It was the top 125 in previous years. Thomas has won 15 times on the PGA Tour, including the 2017 and 2022 PGA Championships and the 2021 Players Championship.
Other former major champions playing the 3M Open are Hideki Matsuyama (Masters), Stewart Cink (British Open), Jason Dufner (PGA Championship), Lucas Glover (U.S. Open), Jimmy Walker (PGA Championship) and Gary Woodland (U.S. Open).
Also committing Friday were Sepp Straka, who won last week's John Deere Classic for his second Tour title; Sahith Theegala, who has seven top 10s on the Tour this year; and veteran Matt Kuchar, a nine-time Tour winner.
Straka is third at the British Open after two rounds.
All but four spots in the 156-man field were set Friday for the tournament that begins Thursday in Blaine. The remaining spots will be determined through qualifying Monday.