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So many of us as kids dreamed the same sports dreams. We hit the walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth or sank or the winning basket as time expired, or maybe even made a birdie putt at the 18th on Sunday to win the Masters.
The thing about Matthew Wolff is, he's not far removed from dreaming those boyhood golf dreams. He's only 20 years old. And his dream, at least his first one, has come true. But you have to wonder whether, even in Wolff's wildest thoughts, he ever sank a 26-footer for eagle on the 72nd hole to win a tournament in only his fourth start on the PGA Tour.
Now for sure TPC Twin Cities is no Augusta, and the 3M Open is no Masters, but Wolff's magical putt from off the green capped a riveting Sunday of golf theater, as he fended off the charges of not only top-10 player Bryson DeChambeau but also a familiar foe from his school days in Collin Morikawa.
At 20 years and 83 days, Wolff is the youngest winner on Tour since 19-year-old Jordan Spieth at the 2013 John Deere. Just a month and a half ago, Wolff was winning the NCAA Division I individual championship and was part of a loaded Oklahoma State team that also featured Viktor Hovland.
Like last week's Rocket Mortgage Classic, the 3M Open debuted this year in one of the dead spots on the PGA Tour calendar. Unlike last