SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Pat Perez occasionally stills hears about his infamous Pebble Beach meltdown, in which a disastrous back nine led him out of frustration to chuck more than one club into the ground.
"Everyone still brings up Pebble Beach and all that stuff," Perez said after Thursday's first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. "I say, 'Guys, people...
Pat Perez first met Tiger Woods when they were about 8 years old.
"I've always been around him," Perez said.
Perez, who grew up a few miles north of Torrey Pines, where he worked as a kid, has always been in the shadow of the Tiger.
Who in golf hasn't?
Perez just started earlier.
But there was one day, 21 years ago here at this beautiful course cut into the...
The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Cink ran off three straight birdies late in his round on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines for an 8-under-par 64. That gave him a one-shot lead over Gary Woodland. Perez had a 67 on the South Course, which...
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January 22, 2014
Scott McCormick comes from a long line of mediocre – yet devoted – golfers. He lives in Arizona with his wife Alexis and their two dogs. When not trying to improve his short game on an office putting machine or following his favorite PGA tour pros on Twitter, he works as an freelance writer for GolfNow, specializing in San Diego Golf and Phoenix Golf.
When Tiger Woods demonstrated...
Pat Perez hasn't gone up against Phil Mickelson since the opening round of the Match Play Championship four years ago.
San Diego products Chris Riley and Pat Perez have put themselves in good position to make a run at winning their first title at Torrey Pines.
Former San Diegan Pat Perez, who now lives in Scottsdale, has called the Farmers Insurance Open on his home course, his "major." Perez opened with a 66 on Torrey Pines North to go into the second round tied for 13th.
Pat Perez was a model of patience over two days at the Sony Open, not usually one of his stronger traits. Then again, he has rarely had so few expectations of his game at the start of a new season.
''I thought I would play well,'' said Perez, who opened 66-67 and was three shots out of the lead going into the weekend. ''But I've changed so many things...
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January 14, 2012