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Dutch military helps clean oil along beaches in Caribbean island of Bonaire

Mar. 01, 2024 15:21 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Armed forces from the Netherlands have been deployed to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to clear beaches of oil coming from an offshore spill blamed on an overturned barge hundreds of miles away. The military cleaned up several beaches on the...

Oil spill from capsized barge near Tobago soils beaches hundreds of miles away

Feb. 28, 2024 18:05 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An offshore oil spill that prompted Trinidad and Tobago to declare a national emergency earlier this month involves hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel, some of which has reached the shores of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire hundreds of miles away,...

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.” ...