TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 6:47 P.M.
Any other day, any other course, and the golf course might have been empty. Gusts approached 40 mph and felt even stronger on the holes exposed along the Pacific coast. Rain fell sideways. Seagulls chose to walk. This was not the “felicitous meeting of land and sea,” as Pebble Beach is known. It was more of a confrontation.