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Archives: Feb. 2013

Feb.
14th

Ryan Moore, Troy Kelly at Northern Trust Open, 1st Rd.

This week: Northern Trust Open, Thursday through Sunday, Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Moore’s first-round score: 1-under-par 70.

Kelly’s first-round score: 7-over 78.

Position: Moore is tied for 29th, and Kelly is tied for 134th – all trailing leader Matt Kuchar (64).

Recap: Moore has had a good track record at Riviera Country Club, and he got off to a 2-under start through seven holes before making bogeys at the ninth (three-putt from 25 feet) and 14th holes (missed 4-foot putt for par). But he almost aced the 16th hole with an 8-iron, stopping it 27 inches from the

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Feb.
13th

Ryan Moore, Troy Kelly at Northern Trust Open, preview

This week: Northern Trust Open, Thursday through Sunday, Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, Calif.

World rankings: Moore is 42nd, and Kelly is 285th.

2013 earnings: Moore has $360,600 (29th on the PGA Tour), and Kelly has $13,715 (163rd on the PGA Tour).

Last tournament: Moore took home a solo fourth-place finish at the Waste Management Phoenix Open (22-under-par 262) on Feb. 3, then took last week off to prepare for a busier playing schedule, which includes next week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play Championships. And because of the way he has been playing – and also his track record at Riviera CC

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Feb.
10th

Troy Kelly, Andres Gonzales at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, 4th Rd.

This week: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Thursday through Sunday, Pebble Beach, Spyglass GC and Monterey Peninsula CC, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Kelly’s fourth-round score: 1-over-par 73 at Pebble Beach.

Position: Kelly (even-par 216) tied for 62nd, 19 strokes behind winner Brandt Snedeker (19-under 197). Gonzales (14-over 228) finished 153rd, and missed the cut by 15 shots.

Recap: The majority of the field (53 of 70) shot rounds of par or better on under ideal scoring conditions at iconic Pebble Beach on Sunday. Kelly, who made his first cut of the season, was up and down. He was even-par for the

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Feb.
9th

Troy Kelly, Andres Gonzales at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, 3rd Rd.

This week: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Thursday through Sunday, Pebble Beach, Spyglass GC and Monterey Peninsula CC, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Kelly’s third-round score: Even-par 72 at Spyglass.

Gonzales’ third-round score: 5-over 77 at Spyglass.

Position: Kelly (1-under 213) is tied for 56th, 11 strokes behind co-leaders James Hahn and Brandt Snedeker (12-under 202). Gonzales (14-over 228) finished 153rd, and missed the cut by 15 shots.

Recap: Hooray – a made cut for a local. Early on his final nine holes, Kelly was 2-under on his round after birdies at the 11th and 12th holes. Then he stumbled with bogeys

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Feb.
8th

Troy Kelly, Andres Gonzales at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, 2nd Rd.

This week: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Thursday through Sunday, Pebble Beach, Spyglass GC and Monterey Peninsula CC, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Kelly’s second-round score: 2-under-par 68 at Monterey Peninsula CC.

Gonzales’ second-round score: 4-over 74.

Position: Kelly (1-under 141) is tied for 56th, and Gonzales (9-over 151) is tied fro 149th – all trailing co-leaders Ted Potter Jr. and Brandt Snedeker.

Recap: The rain did not stick around for very long Friday, but a piercing wind and temperatures in the high 40-degree range made the rounds long – and the courses longer. Kelly’s game is slowly starting to show signs

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Feb.
7th

Troy Kelly, Andres Gonzales at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, 1st Rd.

This week: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Thursday through Sunday, Pebble Beach, Spyglass GC and Monterey Peninsula CC, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Kelly’s first-round score: 1-over-par 73 at Pebble Beach.

Gonzales’ first-round score: 5-over 77 at Pebble Beach.

Position: Kelly is tied for 95th, and Gonzales is tied for 145th – all trailing co-leaders Russell Knox and Hunter Mahan (66).

Recap: You won’t see a calmer day around Monterey Bay, and at Pebble Beach than Thursday, making the layout prime for low scoring. After an early birdie, Kelly was 1-under through 11 holes, made a bogey at No. 12 (did not

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Feb.
6th

Troy Kelly, Andres Gonzales at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, preview

This week: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Thursday through Sunday, Pebble Beach, Spyglass GC and Monterey Peninsula CC, Pebble Beach, Calif.

World rankings: Kelly is 280th, and Gonzales is 408th.

2013 earnings: Neither has cashed in a tournament.

Last tournament: Both Kelly and Gonzales have been slow out of the gates in 2013. Kelly missed the cut at last week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open (2-under-par 140) even though he did shoot his best score of the season in the second round – a 68. The Central Kitsap High product has missed the cut at both his previous AT&T National appearances

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Feb.
4th

See, these Web.com Tour graduate are GOOD . . . at other things, too!

Olympia’s Andres Gonzales spoke very highly about this guy, who was in the field leading up to the Capital High product’s second annual charity tournament last year at Tacoma Country and Golf Club in Lakewood.

Little did we all know what kind of moves he had.

Very funny action from last week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open.