Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

We preview the tournament headlined by Phil Mickelson

Charlie Lemay's picture
Tue, 4 Feb 2014
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A trio of courses are on offer for the PGA Tour this week and effectively your score starts counting after 54 holes…providing you make the cut of course.

Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill golf course are par 72s while the Monterey Peninsula Country Club is a par 70.

All golfers will play each once before the 54-hole cut with those players who make the grade going on to compete in the final round at Pebble Beach only. Just to add to the confusion, a player can make the final round if they are paired with an amateur in the top-25 after three rounds. Understand?

Jason Day is Mr Consistent at the moment, finishing in the top-15 in his last seven starts worldwide which will see a lot of money being spent on the Australian as usual.

He is joined by the leader of the FedEx Cup Jimmy Walker. The American missed The Farmers due to illness but posted two top nines and a T3 in his last attempts at the AT & T.

Big hitter Dustin Johnson will draw crowds but the majority will turn up to watch Phil Mickelson who is a four-time champion and crowd favourite.

Mickelson is still suffering from a sore lower back but this is his last start before the Honda Classic on 27 February so he will be looking to go into the break with a Bang.

Where?
Pebble Beach Golf Links, California, US

When?
06 Feb – 09 Feb

Defending champion
Brandt Snedeker (-19)

Multiple winners
Tiger Woods (2)

Did you know?
The AT&T National is one of only five tournaments given "invitational" status by the PGA Tour, and consequently it has a reduced field of only 120 players.

Where's the money going?

Jason Day to win – 10/1
Dustin Johnson to win – Industry best 12/1
Phil Mickelson to win – 12/1
Hunter Mahan to win – Industry best 18/1
Jordan Spieth to win – Industry best 20/1
Jimmy Walker to win – Industry best 25/1
Brandt Snedeker to win – 25/1
Graeme McDowell to win - 30/1
Chris Kirk to win – 30/1
Kevin Stadler to win – Industry best 50/1

Odds courtesy of 888Sport

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