The last few years there have been whispers that the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am has become tired. The 2016 tournament, which is loaded with star power, changes all that. So far, six players in the Top 10 of the world rankings have committed to play.
Peter and Bobby Farrelly of the comedies ‘Kingpin’ and ‘There’s Something About Mary’ are making their AT&T Pro-Am debut this year. While the duo would love to explore golf for a film project, they won’t go there for good reason.
Cal alum Michael Weaver and Stanford alum Cameron Wilson will both be at Pebble Beach for the upcoming AT&T Pro-Am. Monterey Peninsula Foundation CEO Steve John recently said that both had received sponsors exemptions.
Jimmy Walker Returns to Pebble Beach With An Eye on the Majors; Giants Catcher Buster Posey Set For AT&T Pro-Am Debut
Jimmy Walker, who’s quickly becoming the king of the West Coast Swing, returns to Pebble Beach looking to become the first AT&T Pro-Am repeat winner since Dustin Johnson in 2009 and 2010. Giants catcher Buster Posey, who’s making his AT&T Pro-Am debut, need only ask battery mate Matt Cain for Pebble Beach advice.
Phil Mickelson’s pursuit of Mark O’Meara’s record five AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am titles is going to have to wait. Lefty announced on his website that he will not play in this year’s AT&T Pro-Am in order to spend more time with his family.
Dustin Johnson’s return from a personal leave looms closer. Earlier this week, Johnson’s swing coach Butch Harmon hinted that Johnson would play in the Farmers Insurance Open. If not there, Johnson could return at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, where he’s planning to play.
Maintenance crews at Pebble Beach were busy Friday morning removing the remains of one of two cypress trees guarding the fairway from the tee. The tree isn’t the first at the historic layout to fall victim to the whims of Mother Nature.
Graeme McDowell returned to Pebble Beach this week for the first time since winning the 2010 U.S. Open. He also returned to Brophy’s, the scene of his celebration that night almost four years ago.
Bill Belichick (2012), Jim Harbaugh (2013) and Peyton Manning (2014) have all sought refuge at the AT&T just four days after losing the Super Bowl. Why is this?
Four-time AT&T Pro-Am winner Phil Mickelson has his eye on Mark O’Meara’s record five tournament titles. In hot pursuit last year, Mickelson took a tumble in the third round — figuratively and literally.