Explosive device found near 9th green at Pebble Beach

A very strange and alarming story coming out of Monterey Peninsula this Monday morning, as police have reported finding explosive devices attached to the cliff that holds the ninth green up on the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links, according to the Mercury News.

Around 8:30 a.m. local time, a beach-goer noticed what looked like two pipe bombs pushed together near the base of the 40-foot cliff that the ninth green sits on, and rang the authorities, who showed up and examined the devices before giving it the all-clear.

No word yet on what was going on, who did it, or why someone would want to destroy arguably the prettiest golf land on the planet, but for now, the word is that the explosives were intact but caught before any damage could be done.

What you probably should know is the beach below Pebble Beach is all public, and is most popular because it allows animals off leash, which is why you see so many photos during tournament week of dogs running rampant in and around the water. It's one of the cool things about the Pebble Beach experience, because while the golf course might only house the elite of the elite, the beach below is open to everyone.

We will update as more word spills in about what exactly happened at Pebble Beach.

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