Jeff Steen, Lloch Lloyd CC, Belton, Mo., and Pebble Beach Golf Links Director of Agronomy Chris Dalhamer, CGCS, take time for a photo during course set-up.
Golfdom EIC Seth Jones and USGA Green Section Agronomist Brian Whitlark on the famous No. 7 at Pebble Beach.
Left to right, Sal Guerra, Joe Jovan, Valentin Valazquez, Hector Meijia and Juan Ruiz. All the guys are on the crew at Pebble Beach except for Joe, who works at Del Monte CC. Hector, a former cook, cuts the cups at Pebble.
Brian Koffler, superintendent at Waverley CC in Portland, Ore. (and former Pebble Beach staffer) reminisces with longtime Pebble Beach greenkeeper Rick Pieper.
A couple of Kansas City fans: Jones and Josh Lewis, superintendent at Sharon Heights G&CC, Menlo Park, Calif.
Kimberley Erusha, Ph.D., managing director of USGA Green Section, and Darin Bevard, USGA director of championship agronomy.
Joen Anders Petersen, Hjortespring Golf Club, Denmark, and Luis Pinto, Ombria Resort, Portugal, were two of the international volunteers helping out at Pebble Beach for the U.S. Open.
San Francisco’s Olympic Club was there to support their friends at Pebble Beach, both as volunteers and fans. From left to right: Dan Heckman, Troy Flanagan, Thom Irvin, Andrew Crawford and Jared Kief.
Sunday was Father’s Day and Kenton Brunson (right, @WSUCougTurf) got to celebrate it with his father-in-law, Jeff Blanc, CGCS, general manager at Walla Walla (Wash.) Country Club. Oh, and happy belated birthday, Kenton!