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AP PHOTOS: In Teahupo'o, Tahiti, coastal village life thrives among powerful waves

Feb. 20, 2024 23:06 PM EST

TEAHUPO'O, French Polynesia (AP) — In Teahupo'o, the ocean is the heart of village life. Boats bob in the lagoon in the south of Tahiti at sunrise before fishers start their day. Many set out early with poles or spears to catch fish gliding among the corals — fresh food for...

Wyndham Clark felt like a Pebble Beach winner on Saturday. He got the trophy on Sunday

Feb. 05, 2024 06:21 AM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Wyndham Clark noticed the cameras starting to show up on the 12th hole, the sure sign he was making a charge. He felt the buzz of being in contention and the affection from the gallery when he walked off the 18th green at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. ...

Wyndham Clark declared Pebble Beach winner when final round wiped out by weather

Feb. 04, 2024 22:55 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Wyndham Clark was declared the winner of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday evening when the PGA Tour canceled the final round because of wicked weather conditions that would linger into the next day and cause safety concerns. Clark's final...

Clark sets Pebble Beach record with 60 for 1-shot lead. With bad weather, it might be enough to win

Feb. 03, 2024 19:38 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Wyndham Clark had an unforgettable round at hallowed Pebble Beach when everything went his way and every putt seemed to go in. It gave him the course record Saturday with a 12-under 60. It also might be enough to give him another big...

Scheffler finishes strong for a 64. He shares Pebble Beach lead with Aberg, Detry

Feb. 02, 2024 20:44 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Pebble Beach became a signature event for the elite on the PGA Tour and delivered what was expected. Scottie Scheffler and a host of big names are contending going into the weekend and the amateurs are headed home. Scheffler, the No. 1 player in the...

Patrick Cantlay takes off PGA Tour board hat, shoots 64. He trails Thomas Detry by 1 at Pebble Beach

Feb. 01, 2024 20:38 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay has spent about as much time on the phone as the golf course this week as a PGA Tour board member trying to nail down a deal for a $3 billion investment. It didn't seem to affect his day job at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. On a...

Pebble Beach has an elite field, no celebrities but the same old 'Crosby' weather

Jan. 31, 2024 19:22 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Even with a smaller field and a bigger purse, one element about Pebble Beach doesn't change. Just check in with Tony Finau. He was on the seventh hole, among the most famous par 3s in golf that measures 106 yards down the hill toward the waves crashing...

Column: Pebble Beach trades heritage for $20 million elite status

Jan. 30, 2024 15:58 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The sure sign of a glorious day at Pebble Beach is when even the players stop to take pictures. Justin Thomas couldn't resist on the 18th tee, a view that illustrated why Robert Louis Stevenson called it the "most felicitous meeting of land and sea.” ...

Jersey Shore town trying not to lose the man vs. nature fight on its eroded beaches

Jan. 25, 2024 05:42 AM EST

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey shore town locked in a legal battle with the state over tens of millions of dollars it has spent trying -- mostly in vain -- to hold back the ocean now is more vulnerable than ever. A recent winter storm destroyed part of the sand dunes in...

New Jersey OKs two new offshore wind farms that would be farther from shore and beachgoers' view

Jan. 24, 2024 13:23 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Stung by the pullout of the world's largest offshore wind developer from two projects off the New Jersey coast last fall, state energy regulators on Wednesday approved two new wind farm projects, saying they remain committed to making the state a leader in the nascent...