In its 29th year in existence, the Invitational is conducted over three different courses, the Del Monte, Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill tracks. Not only does it feature players from the LPGA Tour, but also from the PGA, Senior PGA, and Buy.Com Tours; in addition, the event is also open to club pros and amateurs.
Chasing Ward after this first day is Senior Tour rookie Andy North. He, along with Todd Fischer and Jay Davis III, posted opening rounds of 67. The winner of this event will receive $60,000 from a total purse of $300,000.