Pebble Beach for pros only this year because of COVID spike
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Bill Murray tosses his putter into a bunker after missing a birdie putt on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the celebrity challenge event of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)The only stars at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this year will be the players and the golf course. The 156-man field on Feb. 11-14 will be held only at Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill. The tournament will have a pro-am on Wednesday at Pebble Beach, as other PGA Tour events have done in recent months. Pebble Beach winners include Woods and Jack Nicklaus, and more recently Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and five-time winner Phil Mickelson.
ThriftCon Offers Affordable Shopping in the Magic City Innovation District
Thrift shopping existed way before it inspired Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' 2012 hit "Thrift Shop." The self-proclaimed premier vintage clothing convention is a testament to thrifting's growing popularity. I think people are also starting to understand the true value of buying vintage clothing. Shopping vintage is a much more sustainable option as the fashion industry is one of the most wasteful industries in the world." 10 a.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Magic City Innovation District, 6301 NE Fourth Ave., Miami; thriftcon.co.miaminewtimes.com
Ciara and Macklemore bring new vibe to Seattle Sounders
(CNN) - Grammy award-winning singer Ciara and rap star Macklemore of "Thrift Shop" fame have joined Seattle Sounders' new ownership group. Ciara's husband Russell Wilson, the 2014 Super Bowl winning quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks, is also part of the group. "It's an honor to join the Sounders team and have the unique opportunity to represent female ownership within major league sports," said Ciara, who entered mainstream prominence with her platinum-selling debut album "Goodies" in 2004. Seattle native Macklemore was equally excited. "We want to bring the best soccer players in the world to Seattle," he said.