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TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

FEBRUARY 11-14, 2021

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Location & Course Information

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS (HOST COURSE), MONTEREY PENINSULA COUNTRY CLUB, SPYGLASS HILL GOLF COURSE Prominent amateur golfers Jack Neville and Douglas Grant designed Pebble Beach Golf Links, which opened in 1919. Many changes through the years have included Jack Nicklaus creating a new fifth hole in 1998. Yardages: Pebble Beach GL, 6,816, par 72; Spyglass Hill GC, 6,953 , par 72; MPCC (Shore Course), 6,958; par 71.

Notable Course Features

Pebble Beach Golf Links is famous for its holes that run along the Pacific Ocean. While the par-5 18th is one of the most recognizable holes in the world, Nos. 8-10, all par-4s, comprise the most difficult stretch.

Canada’s Nick Taylor, who hadn’t won a PGA TOUR event since 2014, stands on the 18th green at Pebble Beach and celebrates his four-shot victory at the AT&T.

“I had to remind myself I still had the lead. I knew I was swinging it well.” – Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor, Canada

Quick Facts

Field: 156 players Format: 72 holes stroke play Purse: $7.8 million Winner’s Share: $1,404,000 FedExCup Points: 500 to the winner

Charity Benefit

Monterey Peninsula Foundation is the nonprofit organization that stages the tournament and also the PURE Insurance Championship on PGA TOUR Champions. The foundation grants proceeds to organizations and programs benefiting youth, education, health and human services, arts and the environment ($12.3m in 2019).

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2020 Champion

HOW NICK TAYLOR WON

Nick Taylor stretched his final-round lead to five shots with a front-nine 32 at Pebble Beach, but his advantage dropped to two shots after bogeys on 11 and 12 and a double bogey at 14. He recovered with a chip-in birdie at the par-4 15th hole and made birdie at the scenic 17th to close with a score of 70, winning by four shots.  Taylor had three eagles on the week, including his first hole of the tournament.  Taylor ranked T3 in Greens in Regulation, hitting 54 of 72.

CHECK THIS OUT  Nick Taylor shot a first-round 63 and had the solo lead after every round, the first to do so at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am since Phil Mickelson (2005).  Canada’s Taylor was the first international winner of the event since Vijay Singh (2004).  Mickelson finished third in his bid to win for a sixth time at Pebble Beach. He and Mark O’Meara have each won five.  Jason Day has finished in the top five in each of the last four years (T5-T2-T4-4 from 2017-20).

LEADERBOARD 2020 Player

Pos

1

2

3

4

Total Score

FedExCup Points

Earnings

Nick Taylor

1

63

66

69

70

268/-19

500

$1,404,000

Kevin Streelman

2

69

67

68

68

272/-15

300

$850,200

Phil Mickelson

3

68

64

67

74

273/-14

190

$538,200

Jason Day

4

67

64

70

75

276/-11

135

$382,200

Daniel Berger

T5

70

69

70

69

278/-9

96.25

$277,387

Matt Jones

T5

68

73

65

72

278/-9

96.25

$277,387

Maverick McNealy

T5

72

72

66

68

278/-9

96.25

$277,387

Charl Schwartzel

T5

67

66

73

72

278/-9

96.25

$277,387

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