Palmer cancels Champions Tour appearance to rest up

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Arnold Palmer has canceled his appearance at this week's Champions Tour 3M Championship.

Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner said Palmer called him Thursday and said he needed extra rest because he was tired and not feeling well after spending a few weeks in England. Cavner said Palmer's absence is nothing serious.

Other than signing autographs, the 85-year-old Palmer was scheduled to captain Team LPGA - Annika Sorenstam, Nancy Lopez and Pat Bradley - at Saturday's Greats of Golf Challenge.

Palmer and Tom Lehman designed the TPC Twin Cities, the site of this week's tournament.

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