One of the most exciting events on the PGA TOUR, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will begin this Thursday. The pro/amateur duos will compete on several of the most beautiful golf courses and on the unmissable Pebble Beach Golf Links course.

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The event is played each year in front of thousands of spectators and millions of television viewers at three of the best golf courses on the Monterey Peninsula: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course. All tournament proceeds are donated to charities in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am has been one of the highlights of the PGA Tour season since its first editions in the 1940s. It owes it to one man: singer Bing Crosby. Portrait.
It's the long-awaited event of the year for American stars who are passionate about golf. Since the 1940s, they have been delighted to participate in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, in the company of the greatest champions and on the most beautiful courses of the Californian peninsula.
A star tournament created by star Bing Crosby.

The tournament, now known as the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, kicked off in Rancho Sante Fe, Calif., when Bing Crosby invited a few friends over to play some golf, enjoy a clambake and raise some cash. money for charity.

For decades, the tournament was called the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am, named after its creator, one of the most influential American artists of the 50th century. Among other accomplishments, he is the all-time biggest selling single with over XNUMX million copies sold of White Christmas.

Born in 1903, Harris Lillis Crosby Jr. became a caddy during the First World War but did not play regularly. His first ambition was to sing and he achieved this with some success from the end of the 1920s. It was during the filming of the film La Féérie du jazz, in 1929, that he began to swing again. From then on, golf became an obsession.

The player field is made up of 156 professionals and 156 amateurs, and the purse is $9 for professionals including $000 for first place.

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