Monterey County, California http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30880/all en PREVIEW-Golf-Lefty commands spotlight at Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/preview-golf-lefty-commands-spotlight-at-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - Celebrities such as actor Bill Murray and singer Huey Lewis have established a high profile at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am but no one will command a greater share of the spotlight this week than defending champion Phil Mickelson.</p> <p>Fresh from a scintillating display of dominant golf at the Phoenix Open where he clinched his 41st PGA Tour victory by four shots on Sunday, Mickelson returns to the picturesque surrounds of Pebble Beach Golf Links close to the best form of his career.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/preview-golf-lefty-commands-spotlight-at-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:00:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748338 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Britain's Knox sets early pace at Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-britains-knox-sets-early-pace-at-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Little-known Briton Russell Knox birdied four of his last eight holes to upstage some of the game's biggest names by grabbing an early one-shot lead in the first round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p>A rookie on the PGA Tour last year, Knox fired a six-under-par 64 in mainly sunny conditions on the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, one of three venues being used this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-britains-knox-sets-early-pace-at-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749479 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Golf-Mahan and Knox share Pebble Beach lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-golf-mahan-and-knox-share-pebble-beach-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* American Mahan joint top after firing a 66</p> <p>* Briton Knox opens with a 64 at Monterey Peninsula</p> <p>* Mickelson launches title defence with a 69 (Adds Mickelson quotes, detail, paras 15-17)</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Hunter Mahan, who has long relished playing golf on the picturesque Monterey Peninsula, birdied five of his first seven holes on the way to a share of the first-round lead in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-golf-mahan-and-knox-share-pebble-beach-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:00:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749527 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores on Thursday after the first round of the PGA Tour's $6.5 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (USA unless noted):</p> <p>64 - Russell Knox (SCO)</p> <p>65 - Greg Owen (ENG), Ryuji Imada (JPN), Scott Langley</p> <p>66 - Hunter Mahan, Lee Williams, Patrick Cantlay, Brandt Snedeker</p> <p>67 - Matt Every, Seung-Yul Noh (KOR), Ted Potter, Jeff Maggert, Brendon de Jonge (ZIM), Camilo Villegas (COL), Neal Lancaster</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:17:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749579 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Pebble Beach a perfect setting for Westwood duo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-pebble-beach-perfect-setting-westwood-duo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Having opted to play the PGA Tour full-time this year, Lee Westwood could hardly have picked a better location and pairing as the backdrop for his first start of the season at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p>Englishman Westwood, partnering his father John in the pro-am celebrity event, was all smiles after firing a four-under-par 68 in the opening round on the iconic Pebble Beach Golf Links, one of three venues being used this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-pebble-beach-perfect-setting-westwood-duo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Lee Westwood Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:46:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749616 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading first-round scores in the $6.5 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links, par-70 Monterey Peninsula Country Club, par-72 Spyglass Hill Country Club (USA unless noted):</p> <p>6-under</p> <p>64 - Russell Knox (SCO)</p> <p>66 - Hunter Mahan </p> <p>5-under</p> <p>67 - Matt Every</p> <p>67 - Seung-Yul Noh (KOR) </p> <p>67 - Ted Potter</p> <p>65 - Greg Owen (ENG)</p> <p>65 - Ryuji Imada (JPN)</p> <p>65 - Scott Langley </p> <p>4-under</p> <p>68 - Lee Westwood (ENG)</p> <p>68 - Kevin Na </p> <p>68 - Patrick Reed</p> <p>66 - Lee Williams</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749641 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Sizzling Snedeker in tie for Pebble Beach lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - FedExCup champion Brandt Snedeker, the hottest player on the PGA Tour this year, took advantage of ideal scoring conditions by charging into a share of the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday.</p> <p>The fast-talking American fired a flawless four-under-par 68 on a glorious sun-splashed afternoon at Spyglass Hill, one of three venues being used for this week's pro-am celebrity event, to post an eight-under total of 134.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Geography of California Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 01:00:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750694 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Golf-Sizzling Snedeker in tie for Pebble Beach lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Snedeker shoots a 68 to join Potter at the top</p> <p>* Defending champion Mickelson trails by six shots (Adds Snedeker quotes, detail)</p> <p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - FedExCup champion Brandt Snedeker, the hottest player on the PGA Tour this year, took advantage of ideal scoring conditions by charging into a share of the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750710 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores on Sunday after the final round of the US PGA Tour's $6.5 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links, par-70 Monterey Peninsula Country Club, par-72 Spyglass Hill Country Club (Final round at Pebble Beach, USA unless noted):</p> <p>267 - Brandt Snedeker 66-68-68-65</p> <p>269 - Chris Kirk 71-68-64-66</p> <p>272 - Kevin Stadler 69-69-69-65, Jimmy Walker 68-71-67-66, James Hahn 71-65-66-70</p> <p>273 - Jason Day (AUS) 68-68-70-67</p> <p>274 - Fredrik Jacobson (SWE) 71-66-70-67, Patrick Reed 68-69-67-70</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 01:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752218 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Golf-Mickelson eyes record-tying fifth Pebble Beach win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140204/mickelson-eyes-record-tying-fifth-pebble-beach-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Phil Mickelson returns to one of his favorites venues for this week's Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, bidding for a record-equalling fifth victory before taking a short break from the PGA Tour for family time.</p> <p>The American world number four claimed the most recent of his four titles in the picturesque surrounds of Pebble Beach Golf Links in 2012, and has been largely encouraged by his form so far this year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140204/mickelson-eyes-record-tying-fifth-pebble-beach-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:47:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6061536 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Mickelson aims to get back on track at Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140206/golf-mickelson-aims-get-back-track-at-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Phil Mickelson has plenty of good memories to draw on as he tries to get his 2014 US PGA Tour campaign on track this week at Pebble Beach.</p> <p>The world number four is a four-time winner of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and he'll be hoping a return to the iconic course on the northern California coast will mark a change in his recent fortunes.</p> <p>After a runner-up finish in the European Tour event in Abu Dhabi in January, Mickelson was forced out of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines with a sore back.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140206/golf-mickelson-aims-get-back-track-at-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Professional golf tours AFP Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:46:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6063224 at http://www.globalpost.com Sizzling Swede Chopra takes early control at Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140206/sizzling-swede-chopra-takes-early-control-at-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Red-hot Swede Daniel Chopra birdied six of his first seven holes to charge into an early two-stroke lead in the rain-delayed opening round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p>Chopra picked up shots at the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th and 16th after setting off on the back nine at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, one of three venues being used for this week's PGA Tour event.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140206/sizzling-swede-chopra-takes-early-control-at-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Geography of California Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:48:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6063755 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Rookie Loupe leads at rainy Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140207/golf-rookie-loupe-leads-at-rainy-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US PGA Tour rookie Andrew Loupe fired an eight-under par 63 at Monterey Peninsula Thursday to grab the lead at the rain-hit Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.</p> <p>Loupe was headed to the first tee early Thursday just 39 minutes into the first round when play was suspended because of standing water on some of the greens on the three courses in use for the first three rounds of the tournament.</p> <p>After a delay of almost three hours, play got underway and Loupe was able to get into the clubhouse with a career-best round that gave him an unexpected two-stroke lead.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140207/golf-rookie-loupe-leads-at-rainy-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Monterey County, California Northern California AFP Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:27:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6064006 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140207/golf-pebble-beach-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Partial first-round scores in the $6.6 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Thursday on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links, par-71 Monterey Peninsula, par-72 Spyglass Hill (Darkness halted play, round to resume Friday. USA unless noted):</p> <p>8-under par</p> <p>63 - Andrew Loupe</p> <p>6-under par</p> <p>65 - Stuart Appleby (AUS), Jim Renner, Scott Gardiner (AUS), Richard H. Lee</p> <p>66 - Jimmy Walker</p> <p>5-under par</p> <p>66 - Brian Harman</p> <p>67 - Robert Streb, Jordan Spieth, Paul McGinley (IRL)</p> <p>4-under par</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140207/golf-pebble-beach-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Monterey County, California Northern California AFP Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:28:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6064010 at http://www.globalpost.com Loupe's two-shot lead holds up at Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140207/loupes-two-shot-lead-holds-at-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - PGA Tour rookie Andrew Loupe's overnight lead of two shots held up when the rain-delayed first round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was completed on Friday.</p> <p>Loupe, making only his seventh start on the U.S. circuit, had set the pace with a sizzling eight-under-par 63 on Thursday but 40 players were yet to finish when play ended for the day in fading light.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140207/loupes-two-shot-lead-holds-at-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:17:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6064534 at http://www.globalpost.com