Kitayama leading by one in California

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AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am R2
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February 4, 2023
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Kurt Kitayama carded a 70 to take a one-shot lead at Pebble Beach in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

"Today was really tough. Started to really pick up on the back nine. But overall I'm really happy with where I'm at and how I played today.

"I grew up in northern California. So I got to play Spyglass quite a bit. Not so much here and Monterey. But I've seen it before and definitely feeling a lot more comfortable this time around. It's always nice playing here. It's nice being here.

"I think the weather - I'm not sure what the weather's going to be, but I know [Spyglass is] playing a lot tougher there than the other two courses. So I think just kind of staying patient all around and get my birdies where I can," he said on his plan for the third round.

Kitayama started his round with ten straight pars before a first birdie at the second hole, followed by a bogey and two more birdies to reach 9-under.

Tied behind him in second place are fellow Americans Keith Mitchell (68, MP), Brandon Wu (66, MP), Joseph Bramlett (67, MP) and overnight leader Hank Lebioda (72, PB).

Mitchell is the only player in the top-5 with a prior victory on the PGA TOUR (2019 Honda Classic).

England's Justin Rose shot a hole-in-one at the par-3 15th at Spyglass using a pitching wedge, marking his third career ace on Tour and his first since the 2007 FedEx St. Jude Championship. He currently lies in T11 at 6-under.

Kevin Tway holed out for albatross on the par-5 11th hole at Spyglass using an 8-iron. It was his first career albatross on Tour and the second albatross this season following Xander Schauffele at The American Express. Tway is T76 at even par.

Ben Silverman and Aaron Rodgers lead the pro-am portion of the competition by five strokes at 21-under.

Pos.PlayerTo ParR1R2Total
1Kurt Kitayama (PB)-96470134
T2Keith Mitchell (MP)-86768135
T2Brandon Wu (MP)-86966135
T2Joseph Bramlett (MP)-86867135
T2Hank Lebioda (PB)-86372135
T6Seamus Power (MP)-77264136
T6Satoshi Kodaira (SH)-76968137
T6Scott Stallings (SH)-76770137
T6Ryan Moore (PB)-76769136
T6Eric Cole (PB)-76571136
T11Brent Grant (PB)-66869137
T11Denny McCarthy (SH)-66969138
T11Richy Werenski (SH)-66870138
T11Justin Rose (SH)-66969138
T11Viktor Hovland (MP)-67067137
T11Kevin Yu (SH)-66870138
T11Harry Higgs (PB)-66671137
T11Andrew Novak (PB)-66869137
T11Peter Malnati (MP)-67166137
T11Martin Trainer (PB)-66572137
T11Garrick Higgo (MP)-66968137
T22Byeong Hun An (PB)-56969138
T22Harry Hall (PB)-56474138
T22Dean Burmester (MP)-57068138
T22Ben Martin (PB)-56672138
T22Greyson Sigg (SH)-56970139
T22Kyle Westmoreland (SH)-56772139
T28Aaron Baddeley (PB)-46574139
T28Jordan Spieth (MP)-47168139
T28Brendon Todd (MP)-47069139
T28Augusto Núñez (PB)-46772139
T28Russell Knox (SH)-46971140
T28Dylan Wu (PB)-46970139
T28Austin Cook (PB)-46970139
T35Charley Hoffman (MP)-37070140
T35Sung Kang (SH)-37071141
T35Chad Ramey (SH)-36576141
T35Nick Taylor (PB)-36872140
T35Nick Hardy (SH)-36873141
T35Robby Shelton (SH)-37368141
T35Beau Hossler (PB)-36872140
T35Doc Redman (MP)-37466140
T35Taylor Pendrith (MP)-37169140
T35Thomas Detry (MP)-37169140
T35Tyson Alexander (MP)-37169140
T35Michael Kim (PB)-36872140
T35Brian Gay (PB)-36872140
T35Tom Hoge (SH)-37170141
T35Paul O'Hara (PB)-37169140
T50Matt Fitzpatrick (MP)-27170141
T50Joel Dahmen (MP)-27566141
T50Taylor Moore (SH)-27171142
T50Sean O'Hair (SH)-26973142
T50Carl Yuan (MP)-27269141
T50MJ Daffue (MP)-26972141
T50Paul Haley II (SH)-27072142
T57Jonathan Byrd (MP)-17369142
T57Danny Willett (MP)-17171142
T57Ryan Armour (SH)-17172143
T57Ben Taylor (PB)-17171142
T57Matt Kuchar (MP)-17270142
T57Sam Stevens (SH)-16875143
T57Ben Crane (SH)-16974143
T57Luke Donald (SH)-16875143
T57Zac Blair (MP)-17171142
T57Adam Long (PB)-17270142
T57S.Y. Noh (SH)-17271143
T57David Lingmerth (MP)-16973142
T57Matthew NeSmith (SH)-16974143
T57Lucas Glover (PB)-16775142
T57Alex Smalley (MP)-17567142
T57Mark Hubbard (MP)-17369142
T57Cody Gribble (MP)-17171142
T57Maverick McNealy (MP)-17171142
T57Nick Watney (SH)-17073143
T76Kevin Chappell (MP)Par7271143
T76Davis Riley (SH)Par7173144
T76Fabián Gómez (PB)Par7073143
T76Henrik Norlander (MP)Par7370143
T76Brian Stuard (PB)Par7370143
T76Jonas Blixt (SH)Par7272144
T76Austin Eckroat (PB)Par7271143
T76Robert Garrigus (PB)Par6776143
T76Scott Brown (PB)Par7271143
T76J.B. Holmes (PB)Par6875143
T76Will Gordon (SH)Par6975144
T76Kevin Tway (SH)Par7569144
T76S.H. Kim (PB)Par7370143
T76Trevor Werbylo (SH)Par7272144
T76Adam Schenk (PB)Par6875143
T76Ted Potter, Jr. (MP)Par7370143
T76Tano Goya (SH)Par7074144
T93Ryan Palmer (MP)+17470144
T93Camilo Villegas (MP)+17371144
T93Erik van Rooyen (MP)+17668144
T93Geoff Ogilvy (SH)+17075145
T93Ben Griffin (SH)+17471145
T93Harrison Endycott (MP)+17470144
T93Greg Chalmers (PB)+16777144
T93Webb Simpson (PB)+17173144
T93Chesson Hadley (MP)+17668144
T93Chris Stroud (MP)+17569144
T93Andrew Putnam (PB)+17074144
T93Anders Albertson (PB)+17272144
T93Scott Piercy (PB)+17470144
T93Nate Lashley (SH)+17372145
T93Lanto Griffin (MP)+17371144
T108Doug Ghim (PB)+27174145
T108Matthias Schwab (PB)+27273145
T108Scott Harrington (SH)+27076146
T108Nico Echavarria (PB)+26877145
T108Michael Gligic (SH)+27274146
T108Kevin Streelman (PB)+27471145
T108Kevin Kisner (MP)+27669145
T108Vincent Norrman (MP)+27174145
T108Justin Lower (SH)+27472146
T108Carson Young (SH)+26977146
T108David Lipsky (SH)+27076146
T108Grayson Murray (SH)+27274146
T108Ben Silverman (MP)+27372145
T121James Hahn (MP)+37868146
T121Callum Tarren (SH)+37374147
T121Max McGreevy (PB)+37175146
T121William McGirt (MP)+37670146
T121Jason Dufner (SH)+37275147
T121Trevor Cone (PB)+37571146
T121Kevin Roy (MP)+37571146
T121RJ Manke (SH)+37473147
T121Erik Barnes (PB)+37670146
T130Arjun Atwal (SH)+47375148
T130Bo Van Pelt (PB)+47374147
T130John Pak (MP)+47671147
T130Bill Haas (SH)+47474148
T130D.A. Points (MP)+47572147
T130Trey Mullinax (SH)+47573148
T130Kyle Stanley (SH)+47474148
T130Matti Schmid (PB)+47473147
T130Charles Porter (MP)+47572147
T130Zecheng Dou (SH)+47474148
T140Rory Sabbatini (PB)+57276148
T140Brice Garnett (PB)+57573148
T140Kelly Kraft (SH)+57277149
T140Brandon Matthews (PB)+57078148
T140Marcel Siem (MP)+57276148
T145Wesley Bryan (SH)+67278150
T145Troy Merritt (MP)+67772149
147Jimmy Walker (SH)+77279151
148Tom Johnson (SH)+87478152
T149Austin Smotherman (PB)+97181152
T149Garett Reband (MP)+97973152
T151Dylan Frittelli (MP)+117876154
T151Ryan Brehm (PB)+117975154
T151Tommy Gainey (SH)+118075155
W/DCameron Percy74-74
W/DAndrew Landry722496
W/DJustin Suh36-36
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AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 2023

Date: February 2nd - 5th 2023

Location: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Monterey Peninsula, Pebble Beach, California

Purse: $9,000,000

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