The AT & T Pebble Beach Pro-Am kicks off Thursday and there is a very good field. This week will provide a great warm up and preview for the players to get ready for the U.S. Open, which will be held there in June. Having played Pebble Beach, it is always enjoyable watching the best players in the world on such a difficult course, especially if the wind is blowing.
Defending champion: Dustin Johnson
Top ranked players: Phil Mickelson, Padraig Harrington, Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia, Mike Weir, Sean O'Hair
Young guns: Ryo Ishikawa, Rickie Fowler
Notables: John Daly, Sam Saunders (Arnold Palmer's grandson)