PEBBLE BEACH — One of golf’s fastest-rising players embraces his Bay Area roots. Will Zalatoris was born in San Francisco, took his first lessons at Mariners Point in Foster City and fondly remembers abbreviated rounds with his dad, Rick, at California Golf Club.
And yet Zalatoris strayed toward a different sport as he reminisced about his early days by the bay. He chuckled while recalling Game 5 of the 2002 National League Championship Series, when the Giants beat St. Louis to clinch the pennant and advance to the World Series.
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