Game Changing Moments – the first paycheck
At the start of the 1962 PGA TOUR season, Jack Nicklaus was no stranger to professional tournament golf. Prior to the ‘62 season, Nicklaus had teed it up in 19 events over the previous five seasons. The Los Angeles Open in early January was his first start of the new campaign.
She can play
Babe Didrikson Zaharias was one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century and arguably one of, if not the greatest female athlete of all time. Born in 1911, Mildred Ella Didrikson was given the nickname Babe after drawing comparisons to Babe Ruth and the way the two athletes dominated the sports world.
Max brings it Homa
Max Homa won The Genesis Invitational Sunday in a dramatic sudden-death playoff at The Riviera Country Club to bring the tournament trophy home to Los Angeles. Homa, who grew up in Los Angeles County, earned the victory after a long day of golf on Sunday.
Familiar faces atop the round 1 leaderboard
You couldn’t ask for a better day for golf and Riviera shined under the LA sun. Sam Burns set the pace and leads by two-shots after he posted a seven-under, 64.
Angus Flanagan earns final exemption into 2021 Genesis Invitational
University of Minnesota senior Angus Flanagan won The Genesis Invitational’s seventh-annual Collegiate Showcase with a 15-foot birdie putt on the third sudden-death playoff hole (No. 3, Par-4, 434 yards) to earn the final exemption into the 2021 tournament.
2021 Player Field
The majority of the player field for The Genesis Invitational was confirmed today. The 95th edition of the tournament will be held Feb. 15-21 at The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
2021 Collegiate Showcase field announced
The Genesis Invitational kicks off its tournament week at The Riviera Country Club on Monday, February 15 with the Collegiate Showcase, the annual event featuring top collegiate players vying for an exemption into the 2021 Genesis Invitational field. The Collegiate Showcase begins at 9 a.m.
Invitations accepted to 2021 Genesis Invitational
As the field for the 2021 Genesis Invitational takes shape, the world’s best golfers once again have circled Riviera on their calendars. Let’s take a look at a few players who have accepted invitations to compete at Riviera during the 2021 tournament.
Elevated winners commit to 2021 Genesis Invitational
As the field for the 2021 Genesis Invitational takes shape, the world’s best golfers once again have circled Riviera on their calendars. Let’s take a look at the players committed to the 2021 tournament who are past winners at Riviera or have won an elevated tournament.
Major winners commit to 2021 Genesis Invitational
As the field for the 2021 Genesis Invitational takes shape, the world’s best golfers once again have circled Riviera on their calendars. Let’s take a look at past Major championship winners who are currently committed to play in the 2021 tournament. Dustin Johnson – when Dustin Johnson won the 2016 US Open and captured his first major […]
PGA TOUR Winners commit to 2021 Genesis Invitational
As the field for the 2021 Genesis Invitational takes shape, the world’s best golfers once again have circled Riviera on their calendars. Let’s take a look at the players who won on the PGA TOUR since last year’s Genesis Invitational and are currently committed to play in the 2021 tournament.
Tiger Woods announces Willie Mack III as recipient of the 2021 Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption
Tournament Host Tiger Woods announced Willie Mack III as the recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption into the 2021 Genesis Invitational field. Awarded since 2009, the exemption represents the advancement of diversity in the game of golf.
2021 Tournament Update
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Genesis Invitational will be played without spectators in attendance. The tournament, to be held February 15-21 at The Riviera Country Club, will be broadcast on GOLF Channel and CBS.
We are preparing to play elevated
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.
A hole-by-hole guide to Riviera
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.
Five things most people don’t know about professional golf tournaments
Golf as a spectator sport can get a bad rap. The country club stereotypes are far from the truth when the PGA TOUR visits LA. Here are five things you might not know about PGA TOUR events.
Tournament partners lend a hand in COVID-19 relief
In our community, our county and the world, the collective response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been uplifting and inspiring. The Genesis Invitational is proud to partner with a group of companies lending helping hands to those in need. Read more about how partners of The Genesis Invitational are helping in our communities.
Adam Scott Officially Wins at Riviera
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.
Welcome to The Genesis Invitational
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.
Team Woods Takes The 2020 Celebrity Cup Powered by CDW at Riviera
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.