PEBBLE BEACH — There shall be a Invoice Murray sighting at Pebble Seashore Golf Hyperlinks subsequent week — albeit briefly. And for simply 5 holes.
The AT&T Pebble Seashore Professional-Am will announce Wednesday the “Each Shot Counts Celeb Problem,” slated for Feb. 10, the afternoon earlier than the match begins.
The $1.6 million charitable competitors shall be a five-hole occasion, scheduled for 3 p.m., with six celebrities paired into three teams.
“They’ll be enjoying for meals insecurity and well being fairness (charities),” mentioned Match Director and Monterey Peninsula Basis CEO Steve John. “Each greenback will go to charities on this area.”
Murray, a long-time fan favourite on the Professional-Am, shall be on the hyperlinks, teaming up with Arizona Cardinals all-pro receiver Larry Fitzgerald, the reigning 2020 newbie champion on the Professional-Am.
“Large Little Lies” actor Kathryn Newton will be part of forces with the 2015 Miss America winner and present golf channel correspondent Kira Ok. Dixon. Dixon took half within the Chevron Shoot-Out final yr.
The ultimate workforce will embrace America’s Funniest Residence Video host and one-time Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro (recognized for his dance ‘The Carlton’) and rap singer and songwriter Macklemore.
“The banter between these teams shall be good,” John mentioned. “Will probably be partaking and vigorous. Will probably be good for tv.”
Which would be the solely means followers can watch as spectators is not going to be allowed at this yr’s seventy fifth AT&T Pebble Seashore Professional-Am. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there isn’t any newbie or superstar portion of the Professional-Am for this yr’s occasion.
However the Golf Channel will present the “Each Shot Counts Celeb Problem” reside.
Additionally, Jim Nantz will fly again from Sunday’s Tremendous Bowl in Tampa to be the grasp of ceremonies for the occasion, whereas 49ers Corridor of Fame quarterback Steve Younger will function the scorekeeper.
Through the years, the Professional-Am has held the Chevron Shoot-Out (Tuesday), the 3M Celeb Problem and the Fico Gap-in-One (Wednesday) main as much as the match. All three have been canceled this yr due to the pandemic.
“After I received wind that we may do one thing like this, I didn’t wish to rinse and repeat,” John mentioned.
The one custom getting used for the occasion would be the 5 holes — 1, 2, 3, 17, 18 — thought to be the “Whiskey Run.”
All individuals must carry their very own baggage as caddies received’t be allowed.
“Clearly we will’t have any followers as a result of the world is in a distinct place proper now,” John mentioned. “However we’re so excited that it is going to be carried reside on the Golf Channel and for the charities concerned.”