Expert Picks: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

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February 05, 2013

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Expert Picks: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am
Expert
Fantasy selections
Projected champion
Mike
McAllister
Padraig Harrington, Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker

Dustin
Johnson
Hard to pick against Phil not winning for a second consecutive week at a place he thrives at, but also hard to ignore Dustin's track record at Pebble -- two wins and two other top-10s in five career starts.
Amanda
Balionis
Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker
Charlie Wi, Nick Watney

Brandt
Snedeker
Snedeker has been playing lights out the last two weeks, carding two consecutive runner-up finishes on the west coast swing. His accuracy from tee to green has been impressive and if he can maintain that the reigning FedExCup winner will be hard to beat.
John
Swantek
Padraig Harrington, Billy Horschel
Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson

Phil
Mickelson
Until he shows otherwise, his record at Pebble always demands that DJ is a default pick there. Solid performance from Harrington in his U.S. debut last week, a T-9 in Scottsdale with just an average putting week. Horschel is a resilient rookie who bounced back from a final round 75 in Tiger's group at Torrey to finish T-11 last week. Mickelson is so unpredictable, the way he's driving  a finish outside the top 25 this week wouldn't surprise me, but the way he's driving the ball I highly doubt it.
Ryan
Smithson
Aaron Baddeley, Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson, Jimmy Walker
Phil
Mickelson
I might be the only player this week to leave Brandt Snedeker on the bench, but he's gotta cool off sometime, right? I've used Aaron Baddeley at Pebble for years, and he's never disappointed. Jimmy Walker is a no-brainer anywhere in California. He was 3-for-3 early in the year in California in 2012, and he was T4 two weeks ago at Torrey Pines.
Helen
Ross
Padraig Harrington, Phil Mickelson
Brandt Snedeker, Jimmy Walker
Phil
Mickelson
I was tempted to pick the red-hot Brandt Snedeker to win this one but his resume at Pebble isn't stellar. Mickelson's record, on the other hand,  is -- and he was totally in control of his game last week. Successful title defenses aren't easy but his confidence and enthusiasm for the game right now are undeniable.
John
Schwarb
Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson, Nick Watney
Dustin
Johnson
Tempted to pick Mickelson to win after the driving display he put on last week, but back-to-back is a tall order. Instead I'm looking at a former back-to-back AT&T champ in Dustin Johnson, who I'm bullish on this year.
Rob
Bolton
Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson
Bryce Molder, Brandt Snedeker
Brandt
Snedeker
Five guys have won a tournament this year, including DJ and Mickelson, but Snedeker sits No. 1 in FedExCup points.
Chris
Dunham
Dustin Johnson, Steve Marino
Phil Mickelson, Kevin Stadler
Phil
Mickelson
Don't know what to expect from Phil after his WMPO dominance, but can't not pick him in this title defense after the way he played last week. With four picks, I want to mix it up a bit and think that Marino and Stadler can combine to give me an early edge in this competition and on the fantasy game.
Brian
Wacker
Tim Clark, Padraig Harrington
Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson
Phil
Mickelson
Phil's track record and affection for Pebble Beach speaks for itself, and he's in just as much love with his new driver. Dustin Johnson has won there twice, and Padraig Harrington likewise has a good track record, which includes a tie for seventh a year ago. Tim Clark is accurate, one of the game's best putters and has a handful of top 25s at Pebble.
Anne
Szeker
Padraig Harrington, Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker
Brandt
Snedeker
I'm not confident Mickelson can win two weeks in a row, so I'm going with Brandt Snedeker. He's been knocking on the door each time he's teed it up this season. This should be his week. 
Bill
Cooney
Padraig Harrington, Dustin Johnson
Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker
Dustin
Johnson
Already with a win this year, DJ has owned Pebble Beach before and I think he's the man to beat once again. Hoping to ride the momentum of Phil, Sneds and Paddy.
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