CLEVELAND, Ohio — Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed, Tony Finau, Ho Sung Choi and Phil Mickelson are among the notables in the field at the PGA Tour’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 2019 this week in California.
AT&T PEBBLE BEACH PRO-AM
Site: Pebble Beach, Calif.
Courses: Pebble Beach GL (Yardage: 6,816. Par: 72); Spyglass Hill GC (Yardage: 6,960. Par: 72.); Monterey Peninsula GC-Shore (Yardage: 6,958. Par: 71.)
Purse: $7.6 million. Winner’s share: $1,368,000.
Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS); Sunday, 1-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel); 3-6:30 p.m. (CBS).
Defending champion: Ted Potter Jr.
FedEx Cup leader: Xander Schauffele.
Last week: Rickie Fowler won the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Notes: Pebble Beach will be hosting the U.S. Open this summer for the sixth time. … Dustin Johnson and Patrick Reed are in the field, having played last week in Saudi Arabia. … Johnson at No. 3 in the world ranking is the only player from the top 10 at Pebble Beach. … Jordan Spieth is at No. 21. A year ago, he came into the AT&T at No. 3. Spieth last was outside the top 20 at the end of his rookie year in 2013. … Phil Mickelson, a four-time winner, has missed only one year since 1995. That was in 2015 when his children were on spring break. … Davis Love III returns after a two-year exemption. His son, Dru, has a sponsor exemption. It will be their 15th time playing a tournament together worldwide. … The tournament gave an exemption to Ho Sung Choi, the South Korean who has created a video sensation with his unorthodox follow-through. … Among the 50-and-older crew playing Pebble this year are Steve Stricker, Jerry Kelly, Love and Vijay Singh (both past champions) and Kenny Perry.
Next week: Genesis Open.
(Fact box from Associated Press.)
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