Fresh off his victory in Saudi Arabia, Dustin Johnson chose Tuesday to withdraw from the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, leaving the tournament without a player from the top 10 in the world ranking.
Johnson is a two-time winner at Pebble Beach. He usually has fun with his de facto father-in-law, hockey excellent Wayne Gretzky, other than that novices are not in the field this year since of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johnson has played the Saudi International and Pebble Beach in successive weeks each of the last two years, and this was the 2nd time he has won in Saudi Arabia.
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His supervisor, David Winkle at Hambric Sports Management, stated the world’s No. 1 player decided he would be much better off delighting in a week in the house before going to Los Angeles for the Genesis Invitational at Riviera. The following week, he is arranged to play a World Golf Championships event on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
” Aside from being a bit jet-lagged, he is feeling fantastic and looking forward to the weeks ahead,” Winkle stated. “While he is disappointed to miss out on the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which is constantly one of his favorite weeks, he feels his choice is for the very best.”
Patrick Cantlay at No. 11 is the highest-ranked gamer at Pebble Beach, which is most likely to have its weakest field given that the world ranking started in 1986.