AT&T PEBBLE BEACH NATIONAL PRO-AM
WHEN: Monday through next Sunday.
WHERE: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Monterey Peninsula Country Club in Pebble Beach.
WHO: Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker, Lee Westwood, Webb Simpson, Nick Watney, Jim Furyk, Hunter Mahan and Robert Garrigus are among the pros who are scheduled to play. Several celebrities will be joining the 156 pros, including Bill Murray, Bill Belichick, Matt Cain, Wayne Gretzky, Jerry Rice, Aaron Rodgers, Justin Verlander, Ray Romano, Tony Romo and Andy Roddick.
FORMAT: Foursomes rotate among the three courses Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On the final day, the low 60 pros (plus ties) play at Pebble Beach, as do the low 25 pro-am teams.
PURSE: $6.5 million for the pros ($1,152,000 to the winner).
TV: Thursday -- noon-3 p.m., Golf Channel; Friday -- noon-3 p.m., Golf Channel; Saturday -- 10-11:30 a.m., Golf Channel, noon-3 p.m., Ch. 5; Sunday -- 10-11:30 a.m., Golf Channel, noon-3:30 p.m., Ch. 5.
SCHEDULE: Monday -- Practice rounds at all three courses, 7 a.m.; Tuesday -- Practice rounds at all three courses, 7 a.m.; Charity Shootout at Pebble Beach, 1:30 p.m.; Wednesday -- Practice rounds at all three courses, 7 a.m.; 3M Celebrity Challenge at Pebble Beach, 11 a.m.; Thursday -- Tournament begins at all three courses, 8 a.m.; Friday -- Second round at all three courses, 8 a.m.; Saturday --
LAST YEAR: Mickelson shot a final-round 64 and won for the fourth time, at 17-under 269. In the pro-am, Padraig Harrington and J.P. McManus finished tied for first with Brian Harman and Gregg Ontiveros at 35-under 251.
TICKETS: One ticket good for all three days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), $60. Daily tickets for Thursday through Sunday, $60. Weekly badges: $150.
PARKING: No charge Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday through Saturday, spectators are urged to park at Cal State-Monterey Bay and use the courtesy buses. Follow "AT&T Golf" signs on Highway 1. Parking for the disabled is available at the Spanish Bay Beach Parking Lot; follow "AT&T Golf" signs.
NOTES: Mickelson shot a 60 in the first round of the Phoenix Open on Thursday, just missing golf's magical number of 59. He had a six-shot lead over Snedeker going into Sunday's final round. Snedeker moved up three spots to No. 5 in the FedEx Cup standings with two top-10 finishes heading into the Phoenix Open. Brian Gay (Humana Challenge) and Johnson (Hyundai Tournament of Champions) have early-season wins and entered the week 1-2 in the points standings.
-- MATT SCHWAB