As the golf world continues the 2020-21 PGA TOUR season, there is a lot to be excited about. Fifty tournaments and six majors before the next FedExCup champion is crowned! Once again, the famed West Coast swing culminates at Riviera with the 2021 Genesis Invitational.
Boasting an incredible list of champions, The Riviera Country Club is one of golf’s ultimate tests. From tee shots that require accuracy to approach shots directly into the ocean breeze, Riviera can test a player’s game from the first shot to the last putt. See how the course stacks up against golf’s biggest stars.
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Adam Scott is the 2020 Genesis Invitational champion. The win is Scott’s 14th career PGA TOUR victory and moves him to Number 6 in the Official World Golf Ranking. An unofficial winner at Riviera during a shortened tournament in 2005, Scott made it official this year with a two-shot victory over a field that featured nine of the top 10 players in the world.
What a special year to be back at Riviera. I remember when I was a young boy and use to attend the tournament with my dad. It’s so exciting to now play in and host The Genesis Invitational. This is the first year the tournament has had elevated status as an invitational, joining the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer’s events.
The 2020 Celebrity Cup powered by CDW was won by Team Woods today at The Riviera Country Club. Team Woods, captained by Genesis Invitational host and 82-time PGA TOUR winner Tiger Woods, defeated Team Watson, captained by three-time Genesis Invitational winner Bubba Watson, to win the cup by a score of 12-9.
The 2020 Genesis Invitational kicked off its tournament week at The Riviera Country Club on Monday, February 10 with the sixth annual Collegiate Showcase, in which San Jose State University’s Sean Yu carded the low score, a 1-under-par 70. By virtue of being the low collegiate amateur, Yu received an exemption into the 2020 Genesis Invitational, the 72-hole PGA TOUR event beginning Thursday at The Riviera Country Club.
To kick off the 2020 Genesis Invitational, Tiger Woods will host the Celebrity Cup powered by CDW at The Riviera Country Club on Monday, February 10. Taking on Team Woods will be Team Watson, captained by Bubba Watson, a three-time tournament winner at Riviera.
The majority of the 120-player field for The Genesis Invitational was confirmed today. The 94th edition of the tournament and its first year with invitational status, will be held Feb. 10-16 at The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
The Genesis Invitational kicks off its tournament week at The Riviera Country Club on Monday, February 10 with the Collegiate Showcase, featuring top collegiate players vying for an exemption into the 2020 Genesis Invitational field. The Collegiate Showcase tees off at 8 a.m. The event features an individual stroke-play competition for the collegiate entries, with the low collegiate golfer earning a spot in The Genesis Invitational 2020 field.
With proceeds from The Genesis Invitational benefitting TGR Foundation, the flagship TGR Learning Lab will bring the award-winning curricula and hands-on activities to Family Village throughout the tournament. Located near three green and 15 tee, the TGR Learning Lab powered by CDW, Microsoft Surface and Tech Fore! Kids has activities planned for youth of all […]
Tiger Woods announced Joseph Bramlett as the recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial exemption into the 2020 Genesis Invitational field. Awarded since 2009, the exemption has represented the advancement of diversity in the game of golf. “It’s great seeing Joseph back on TOUR,” Woods said. “The determination to rebuild his swing and regain his card shows the perseverance Charlie would have admired. I look forward to seeing Joseph at Riviera this year.”
The Riviera Country Club is located right on the coastline of the entertainment capital of the world, just miles Los Angeles. Riviera has been the host of major golf tournaments since as early as 1948, which include the U.S. Open, the PGA Championship, and now The Genesis Invitational. Originally established in 1926, Riviera is known for its older course that many of the players enjoy.
In February 2019, PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan announced alongside Tiger Woods that the 90-plus year event played annually at The Riviera Country Club will become an invitational beginning with the 2020 tournament.
The Genesis Invitational is elevating the game inside and outside the ropes at The Riviera Country Club. The tournament will once again offer a number of unique experiences for all guests attending the event at Riviera. From public viewing decks and social clubs, an enhanced variety of food and beverage options, and public WIFI, upgrade your expectations of a sporting event.
Tournament host Tiger Woods confirmed today that he will play in the 2020 Genesis Invitational, to be held February 10-16 at The Riviera Country Club. In its first year with elevated status, the longstanding tournament is now an invitational, with Woods serving as tournament host.
2020 marks a new era for PGA TOUR golf in Los Angeles. A tradition rich with over 90 years of history, a new chapter will be written in the next decade and beyond. Beginning in February 2020, you’re invited to experience golf elevated at Riviera for The Genesis Invitational.
When the world’s best tee it up at Riviera each year, there is an opportunity for one PGA TOUR professional to write his name in the record books. But the opportunities provided by the Genesis Open go far beyond the golf course. While golf’s biggest stars head to Los Angeles each February, the impact of their visit can be seen year-round as proceeds from the Genesis Open benefit TGR Foundation and its education and college-access programs.
The list of PGA TOUR winners in Los Angeles is a who’s who of the golf world. To pick the greatest of the PGA TOUR winners in LA would be too difficult a task. But to pick the most impactful, look no further than Charlie Sifford’s tournament victory in 1969.