This week Pebble Beach Golf Links is taking center stage as host of the 2019 U.S. Open. Check out a few of the highlights from our first mornings on the course, bright and early at 4:30 a.m.

Photo: Kelly Limpert

Pebble Beach Assistant Superintendent Bubba Wright starts the morning off with assignments for the day. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

 Photo: Kelly Limpert

Who needs sunlight to work on the golf course? Not these folks. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

Photo: Kelly Limpert

Certainly not a bad backdrop for a morning mow. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

Photo: Kelly Limpert

Rocking and rolling, well, more like rolling, on green No. 11. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

Photo: Kelly Limpert

Now that’s some serious attention to detail — he’s using a small pair of scissors around the cup. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

Photo: Kelly Limpert

The crew is paying close attention to the greens moisture levels with their soil moisture meters. (Editor’s Note: No truth to the rumor that Golfdom EIC Seth Jones stayed on the boat in the background this week!) Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

Photo: Kelly Limpert

A lot of manpower going into the iconic No. 7 green to keep it looking stunning. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

 

Photo: Kelly Limpert

The sun started to come up as the crew put the finishing touches on their morning maintenance work. Photo: Kelly Limpert

 

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Charlie taking a well-earned rest after chasing some geese off the course. Photo: Kelly Limpert

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