Packers’ Aaron Rodgers wins pro-am at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers lastly will get his identify on the Wall of Champions behind the primary tee at Pebble Beach, becoming a member of an extended listing that features Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.

Rodgers and Ben Silverman of Canada held on for a 1-shot victory Sunday within the pro-am portion of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. The prize is their identify listed on the wall, which options pro-am winners, match winners, USGA champions at Pebble and extra.

“It’s really significant,” Rodgers stated, whose Packers failed to achieve the NFL playoffs for under the fourth time in his 15 years because the starter. “It’s always been on my bucket list.”

Rodgers did his share of heavy lifting. Silverman, coming off a Korn Ferry Tour win, completed at 1-over 216 and missed the reduce. Rodgers, taking part in off a ten handicap, stated he had not performed golf since coaching camp till final Monday.

They completed at 26-under par, 1 shot forward of Peter Malnati and Don Colleran, the retired president and CEO of FedEx whose identify already is on the wall.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen and Keith Mitchell had been 4 behind.

“Josh Allen was telling me there’s going to be an asterisk by this win because there was only three rounds,” Rodgers stated. “But I think our names are going to be up there for a long time.”

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.