Rollins gets last spot in field at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

Rollins gets last spot in field at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

Rollins gets last spot in field at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

Tony Romo is teeing it up again this week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. "To the best of my knowledge, it's taken me 27 years and a few months to hit all fairways in a single round in a competition".

Former world No.1s Jason Day and Adam Scott headline a nine-strong Australian contingent this week while two-time Pebble Beach victor Johnson and five-time major victor Phil Mickelson are also in the field.

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Mickelson's round at Monterey Peninsula Country Club's Shore Course marks the fourth time he's opened the Pebble Beach Pro-Am with a 65.

Mickelson, who was runner-up to Adam Long at last month's Desert Classic but missed the cut at the Phoenix Open last week, hit all 13 fairways for the first time in a PGA Tour round since the Farmers Insurance Open in 1998.

Mickelson opened with a six-under 65 on the Monterey Peninsula course, one of three layouts in operation for the star-studded event this week, leaving the left-hander just one off the lead along with his fellow runner-up from a year ago, Jason Day.

Also of note: Cody Gribble shot the best round of the day compared to the field average on his course.

Most of the good scores came at Monterey Peninsula, which yielded a lower average than Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill.

Mickelson, who closed with a 5-under-par 32 on the back nine, said getting off to a fast start was critical with 100 percent chance of rain in Friday's forecast and the weekend likely to be very wet as well. All four players return to Pebble along with numerous game's best, including Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau and Jason Day. Listed behind him are Matthew Fitzpatrick, Russell Knox, Martin Laird and Graeme McDowell, but I don't foresee a big week coming for any of them, either, though Fitz could be an interesting punt in his maiden voyage to Pebble. It's always jarring to watch ams and pros in the same event because it makes you realize just how good the pros are when they hit shots like this one. He did enjoy himself and was overall pleased with his round of 1-over 73 at Pebble Beach - two bogeys and one lone birdie, at the par-4 11.

Meanwhile, Aaron Baddeley was next best of the Australians with a three-under-par 69 at the hard Spyglass Hill leaving him just four shots off the pace.

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