Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson – Monterey Peninsula Country Club’s Shore Course (Thursday), Spyglass Hill Golf Club (Friday) and Pebble Beach Golf Links (Saturday)
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am format consists of 156 professionals and 156 amateurs with each team having a PGA Tour pro playing alongside an amateur golfer. Each of the 52 teams will play one round on each of the three courses, with the 54 hole cut leaving the low 60 PGA Tour players (and ties) and the low 25 teams (and ties) to play the final round on Pebble Beach Golf Links.
This format ensures fans of seeing two-time AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth together for the first three rounds of the event. Johnson is playing with his father in-law, Wayne Gretzky and Spieth is playing with country music star Jake Owen.
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This is a pairing of the past two U.S. Open champions on a course that has hosted the U.S. Open five times, most recently in 2010 when Dustin Johnson led going into the final round, only to fall out of contention with a triple bogey on No. 2 and a double bogey on No. 3 on his way to a final round 82. Johnson would finish in a tie for 8th, five shots behind champion Graeme McDowell.
The U.S. Open will return to Pebble Beach in 2019 to coincide with the course’s 100 year anniversary.
In 2016, Johnson finished in a tie for 41st at 2-under and Spieth was tied for 21st at 7-under.
Johnson has won this event twice and has four more top 10s in his nine appearances and Spieth has made the cut all four of his appearances including two tops 10s.