The PGA Tour postponed the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday due to inclement weather along the central coast in California. The start of the round was delayed twice on Sunday morning before finally being postponed for the day. The Monterey Peninsula was facing potential wind gusts of up to 60 mph which made the course completely unplayable.
The final round tee times, as of Sunday afternoon, are set to start at 8 a.m. local time on Monday. Chief referee Gary Young said: “Obviously our regulations say we need to make every effort to play 72 holes, which includes playing on Monday. If we can’t play [Sunday], we would come in first thing on Monday morning, do [the process] again. We would not start play on Monday if we knew we couldn’t finish the round on Monday. So the drop-dead time on that would mean we would have to start play on Monday by 10:15 a.m. at the latest in order to complete play.”
More rain is expected on Monday; said Young: “We’re already dealing with a very soggy golf course. And at that point we’re making the decision whether or not we think that the standards for professional golf are there. We just want to make sure of that on Monday, if we get to that point, that the golf course is such that we are conducting a good quality championship.”
Wyndham Clark set a new course record with his 12-under 60 on Saturday, which gave him a one-shot lead at the second designated event of the season. Clark posted a 12-under 60 at Pebble Beach in the third round, which set a new course record and gave him a one-shot lead over the rest of the field. The reigning U.S. Open champion made nine birdies and two eagles on the day to get to his 60, and he made just shy of 190 feet of putts — which is the most by a competitor in a round at Pebble Beach since the stat was first tracked in 2003.
If the tournament is called early, that would make Clark the winner. A win for Clark would mark his third on Tour, and his first since his win at the U.S. Open in Los Angeles last summer.
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