PGA Tour Brunch AT&T Pebble Beach R-2
@PGATourBrunch with Second Round Coverage of AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
AT&T Pebble Beach Tournament Notebook:
Patrick Cantley tied the course record with a (62) at Pebble Beach Golf Links. He is the third player to shoot 62, joining Tom Kite (1983) and David Duval (1997). Cantlay birdied seven of his first nine holes en route to a 7-under (29) on the front nine. It marked his career-low score to par for nine holes on tour.
Akshay Bhatia became the first player to hit all 18 greens in regulation at Pebble Beach since 2008 and the sixth to do so since 1985, joining Jack Nicklaus (R4/1985), Peter Jacobsen (R4/1995), Tom Lehman (R4/2000), Davis Love III (R2/2006) and Ryan Palmer (R2/2008). He’s T-2 carding a (64).
AT&T-sponsored athlete and 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champion Jordan Spieth is (T-4) after shooting seven under (65) on PB. Spieth’s round included an eagle-2 from 113 yards at the 10th hole. He’s been turning it on after an uncharacteristic slump and is coming off a T-4 finish at last week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open including a 10-under 60 in R-3 at TPC Scottsdale.
Beginning on No. 10 at Spyglass Hill, five-time AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner Phil Mickelson (T-118 (74) for a (+2 at SH) took two double bogeys (Nos. 16 and 1) in his 25th start at the event. Mickelson’s most recent of his 44 PGA Tour titles came at the 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Scoring: The scores at Pebble Beach (front nine) 34.756, (back nine) 35.500 to average 70.256 while Spyglass Hill played: (front) 36.167 (back nine) 36.231 for 72.397 average.
Tee It Up: It’s 11:30am (ET)/8:30am (local) for tee-off at Pebble and Spyglass. On Pebble Beach, Peter Uihlein, Sam Burns, Ryan Blaum will head out from No. 1 while Sean O’Hair, Denny McCarthy, Will Gordon tee-off from No. 10.
On Spyglass, Nick Watney, Harold Varner III, Bo Hoag will use the first tee, while Sangmoon Bae, Jonathan Byrd, Henrik Norlander play No. 10.
TEE TIMES: (link)
Editor’s Note: We’ll target 10:00am (ET) Saturday for next post.
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am First Round Leaderboard
1 Patrick Cantlay 62 (-10/PB)
T-2 Akshay Bhatia 64 (-8/PB)
T-2 Henrik Norlander 64 (-8/PB)
T-4 Nate Lashley 65 (-7/PB)
T-4 Jordan Spieth 65 (-7/PB)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
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TV COVERAGE: Friday, February 12: 3:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel. Saturday, February 13: 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS. Sunday, February 14: 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00pm to 6:30pm (ET) on CBS.
STREAMING: PGA Tour Live will offer streaming coverage of Featured Groups today from 11:30am to 6:00pm (ET); On Saturday (11:00am-3:00pm ET) and Sunday (11:30am-3:00pm ET, PGA Tour Live will stream Featured Groups. Featured Holes will be streamed Saturday (3:00pm to 6:00pm ET) and Sunday from 3:00pm to 6:30pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Friday, February 12 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm (ET); Saturday, February 13 (1:00pm to 6:00pm (ET)) and Sunday, February 14: (1:00pm to 6:30pm (ET)) on Sirius XM Satellite Radio (PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92) or online on PGATour.com).
PGA TOUR TOURNAMENT SITE (link)
WEATHER: The weather report is always an important aspect of play the Pebble Beach. Steady rain was in the forecast overnight, but Friday’s weather forecast is calling for “Partly Cloudy and Breezy” with winds in the 12-22 mph range. Scattered showers will be possible on Saturday with rainfall amounts generally less than a tenth of an inch. Breezy conditions are forecast for both Saturday and Sunday with Saturday now looking to be the windier day (15-25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph). The weather analytics call for 0% chance of rain for Sunday’s final round.
What They’re Saying:
Patrick Cantlay Ties Course Record (ESPN/Associated Press)
Akshay Bhatia Hit All 18 Greens (PGATourCom)
PGA Tour Updating Players, Families on Guest Attendance (Golf Channel)
Min Woo Lee of Australia Made His PGA Tour Debut (Yahoo Sports)
#SportsBiz, Sporting Goods and Golf Industry News:
Jordan Spieth’s Custom Designed Golf Bag - (PGATourCom)
The Club’s Phil Mickelson Has Used to Win at Pebble (PGATourCom)
PGA Tour Radio on Sirius XM Updates (PGATourRadio/Sirius XM)
On This Day in Golf:
February 12, 2012 - Phil Mickelson played one of his best final rounds of his career when he shot eight-under (64) at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Mickelson won his 40th career PGA Tour title by two strokes over Charlie Wi. (Courtesy Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE).