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By the time the final putt dropped on another brilliant day in Northern California and Brandt Snedeker won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for the second time in three years, the best British Columbia golfers had already hightailed it out of the Monterey Peninsula.
Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor will be getting ready to play practice rounds at Riviera for the Northern Trust Open this week while Roger Sloan is back in Houston to work on his game in anticipation of his next PGA TOUR stop, hopefully in Florida.
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The invitations were quietly dropped off at each reporter’s desk and the slovenly masses quickly changed into their best khakis and least objectionable sports jackets to head down to the Pebble Beach Room for the annual CBS Party on Wednesday night.
Master of ceremonies Jim Nantz welcomed several hundred guests to the swanky party as the network patted itself on the back for a good job covering golf.
With Whistling Straits owner Herb Kohler having flown in from Wisconsin especially for this party (and to escape the frigid Midwest winter) and sitting in the front row, Nantz helped rally the troops as it appears CBS is now the golf network to be reckoned with.
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Quick quiz: What can you tell me about the 12th through 16th holes at the Pebble Beach Golf Links?
Well, other than the fact they are inland holes, they don’t hold a candle to the iconic par three 7th, the heavenly 8th, which features Jack Nicklaus’ favourite second shot in golf or the finishing par-5 18th, the ultimate risk-reward hole with anything left finding a watery grave in Stillwater Cove.
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