Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
- 1st February 1998
Money $2.5 million
Second Round Scores
Second Round Report
Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, is played on three courses, all par 72 (36-36),
6,799-yard Pebble Beach Golf Links; 6,810-yard, Spyglass Hill Golf Club, and 6,865-yard,
Poppy Hills Golf Club in Pebble Beach, California.
Beach Pro-Am put back to August
Beach, California, 2nd February 1998 - The PGA Tour has again put back the
final round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am - this time to 17th August.
rain meant only two rounds were completed and it had been hoped to finish the
third and final round this Monday.
the weather once again intervened and the Tour originally announced that it would
be played on March 3, the day after the Nissan Open.
continuing bad weather and repairs to the various courses has led to the decision
to wait until August.
rounds need to be completed for the result to stand as the tournament is played
over three different courses.
little third round action had been possible on Sunday has been scrapped as less
than half the field had completed nine holes.
an effort to avoid the second cancellation of this tournament in three years,
officials for the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am today (Monday) postponed the final
round and rescheduled it for Monday, March 2nd. At that time, Tim Herron and Tom
Watson begin play tied for the lead at 10-under in the $2.5 million tournament.
tournament, already shortened to 54 holes because of rains earlier this week,
was stopped at 12:55 p.m. EST Sunday. The round was scheduled to resume this morning
at 11:00 a.m., but more rain and an unfavorable forecast prompted the unique rescheduling.
Nissan Open finishes on March 1st in Valencia, California, and players committed
to competing at Pebble Beach will head north for the final round the following
day. According to organizers, the final round will be re-started.
PGA Tour then heads east to Florida for the Doral-Ryder Open, March 5-8.
1996, the Pebble Beach Pro-Am was cancelled when heavy rains made the course unplayable
for the final two rounds, making it the first PGA Tour event since 1949 that could
not be completed.
to PGA officials, the only tournament to resume at a point later in the season
was the 1991 Houston Open (then known as the Independent Insurance Agent Open).
The event was scheduled for April but, due to inclement weather, was pushed back
had finished three holes and Watson had played two holes when play was halted