Monterey, California, Jan. 7, 2016 – Justin Rose, the No. 7-ranked player the world, and Patrick Reed, ranked No. 10, have confirmed they are playing in the 2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, the week of Feb. 8-14, pushing the total number of players from the Official World Golf Ranking Top-10 list to six.
Rose and Reed will join No. 1 Jordan Spieth, No. 3 Jason Day, No. 4 Bubba Watson and No. 8 Dustin Johnson. They enhance one of the most talented professional fields in the recent history of the iconic PGA TOUR event, to be played at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and the Monterey Peninsula Country Club’s Shore Course.
“Adding Justin Rose and Patrick Reed to an already incredibly strong field will increase ticket sales, which in turn, will help to raise more money for our community,” said Steve John, Monterey Peninsula Foundation CEO and tournament director.
Rose, of England, who has been a popular figure in the game since he turned professional in 1998, is making his first career tournament appearance at Pebble Beach. A seven-time PGA TOUR winner and the 2013 U.S. Open Champion, he has not played in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am or either of the two most recent U.S. Open Championships (2000, 2010). Rose is a two-time Ryder Cup competitor and also has eight international victories.
Reed, a member of the 2015 U.S. Presidents Cup Team and 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team, is a four-time winner on the TOUR. He is making his fourth appearance in the tournament, where as a rookie in 2013 Reed recorded the first career top-10, finishing tied for seventh.
One of the most exciting events on the PGA TOUR, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is contested annually in front of more than 150,000 spectators and millions of television viewers. Monterey Peninsula Foundation is the tournament host. In 2014-2015, the foundation awarded $9.1 million to nonprofits, supporting hundreds of organizations in the communities we serve.
Daily tickets, packages and sponsorships are now available. For more information and to view the tournament week schedule, visit www.attpbgolf.com. Tickets may also be purchased through the tournament box office, 800-541-9091 (toll free) or 831-644-0333 (local) weekdays during business hours. All active reserve and retired military, veterans and National Guard may register for up to four complimentary Single Day Tickets.
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About Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Monterey Peninsula Foundation (MPF) is a charitable foundation which disburses funds from the proceeds of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the PGA TOUR and the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach on the Champions Tour. MPF focuses on improving the quality of life in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties. In the 2014/2015 fiscal year, MPF donated $9.1 million dollars to local organizations.
www.montereypeninsulafoundation.org; www.thefirstteeopen.com; www.attpbgolf.com.