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Clint Eastwood swings into action at AT&T party, saves a life

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They were not filming a movie scene. This wasn't even scripted. This was real life and 83 year old Clint Eastwood delivered just as he has throughout his iconic movie career.

The Carmel Pine Cone, a weekly newspaper, reported that AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Tournament Director, Steve John apparently choked on a piece of cheese during an annual Wednesday evening reception for all of the volunteers at the tournament. Eastwood sprung into action, administered the Heimlich manuever on John and the piece of cheese popped out.

Meanwhile Andrew Loupe, who's yet to make his first cut on the PGA Tour shot the low round of the day as the tournament got underway, got rain delayed and then got restarted. For weekend tickets to the event go to

Who knows, maybe Eastwood made it rain too.

Examiner reporter Vince Mastracco was a mainstay covering golf on Sacramento's CBS radio affiliate for nearly two decades. Today he serves as Sacramento golf examiner. If you'd like to subscribe to Vince's succinct golf articles to keep up on Sacramento golf happenings, find the subscribe button on this page and click it. It's free.



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