Quick Clambake Wrap: Potter Fends Off All-Star Cast And Severe Finishing Hole Traffic Jam
Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 08:31 PM
Geoff in 2018 PGA Tour, Pebble Beach

A beautiful but strange finale at Pebble Beach left some feeling a bit woozy but eventually rewarded by a valiant Ted Potter Jr. win.  The journeyman followed a 62 at MPCC Shore with a final 69 at Pebble to hold off Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson, among others. Play bogged down badly due to a combination of factors, yet Potter did not let it deter him from picking up a career-changing win.

Alan Shipnuck with a fun Golf.com game story on Potter's back story and tribulations.

Potter is a Srixon man, writes David Dusek.

Potter's
post round remarks, courtesy of Kevin Casey.

There were the usual oddball antics with pro-am players on the course: Jordan Spieth nearly got hit by a Ray Romano sculled bunker shot. Tony Romo hit a bunker shot with on-course reporter gear on.

Martin Kaufmann would like to pretty much redo the entire thing as a TV show.

I've come to not mind the difference in this week versus others, particularly when CBS fires up the blimp shots and extra tech. The tracer at Pebble Beach was a huge upgrade.

Sadly those elements are not used on the Golf Channel portion of the CBS-produced coverage and it's really a poor look for the PGA Tour to go from plain-wrap TV to a normally produced show. To hold back blimp shots from Pebble Beach is downright weird!

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