The 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am has been an institution on the Central Coast since Bing Crosby launched the event in 1937, and is played on Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill and Monterey Peninsula Country Club.
The first round of the AT&T Pro-Am starts on Thursday, February 9, at 8:00am PT, although events leading up to the first round are already under way. Practice rounds continue through the week and the charity golf 2012 3M Celebrity Challenge took place earlier today. Celebrity golf players participating in the 3M Celebrity Challenge include returning champion Bill Murray, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, actors Don Cheadle, Andy Garcia, George Lopez, Ray Romano and Josh Duhamel and musicians Huey Lewis, Kenny G and Michael Bolton.
Tomorrow, 2011 AT&T Pro-Am champion D.A. Points will return to defend his crown (Points partnered with Murray for the tournament in 2011). Also participating is Tiger Woods, who is returning to Pebble Beach for the first time since he won the AT&T Pro-Am in 2000. Returning champions Dustin Johnson (back-to-back wins in 2009 and 2010), Davis Love III, and Phil Mickelson will also participate in this year's tournament.
PGATour.com experts weigh in on their top picks for this year's AT&T Pro-Am with Woods, Mickelson, Johnson, John Huh, and Rickie Fowler leading the pack. To see all the expert picks, visit: http://www.pgatour.com/2012/tournaments/r005/02/07/picks.attpebblebeach/index.html
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