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Snedeker’s card was reconstructed and signed by the official scorer and a tour official, along with Gay, and then approved. It was out of the ordinary. But it’s Pebble.


CADDIE FOR A CURE: Fans have until Feb. 19 to bid online for a chance to caddie for Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, jazz star Branford Marsalis and country music singer Toby Keith during the pro-am at the Honda Classic.

The four celebrities will be part of the “Gold Pro-Am” at PGA National on Feb. 26.

It’s part of the popular “Caddy for a Cure” program in which fans can bid to caddie during a PGA Tour pro-am for a player. In his case, it’s a celebrity. Proceeds support numerous local causes, including Wounded Warriors, Fanconi anemia and children’s health care.

To honor the wounded warriors, four retired Navy SEALS who have been wounded and a severely injured Special Ops member will escort the group.

Bids can be made on


DIVOTS: Graeme McDowell knew he wasn’t going back to the U.S. Open when he played Pebble Beach last week, and not because of the weather or that he could play with his father. That moment arrived Saturday morning. Arriving at Pebble for the third round, a security guard asked to see his ticket. … European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley is headed to the broadcast booth this year, at least temporarily. He said he will be doing commentary for Sky Sports at a few PGA Tour events, which will help keep a pulse on potential players. One of those events will be The Players Championship. Meanwhile, Sky has extended its contract with the PGA Tour through 2021 that gives it exclusive rights to televise PGA Tour events in the UK and Ireland. … Ernie Els has added another endorsement, signing with Maui Jim sunglasses. … The USGA has selected two-time U.S. Open champion Payne Stewart to posthumously receive the Bob Jones Award. It’s the USGA’s highest honor, recognizing a person who demonstrates the spirit, character and respect for the game. It will be awarded during the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2., where Stewart won in 1999.


STAT OF THE WEEK: A tie for fourth last week at Pebble Beach pushed Jordan Spieth’s career earnings to more than $5 million. He turns 21 in July.


FINAL WORD: “I thought I was the only one who could get everything wrong and still get paid.” - CBS Sports analyst David Feherty on the weather forecast at Pebble Beach.