The PGA Tour completes the West Coast swing with a trip to Riviera – and, yes, you-know-who is in the field. Here are the key stats and information for the Genesis Open. Click here for full-field tee times.
How to watch:
Thursday, Rd. 1: Golf Channel, 2-6PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream
Friday, Rd. 2: Golf Channel, 4-8PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream
Saturday, Rd. 3: Golf Channel, 2-3:30PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream; CBS, 4-7PM ET
Sunday, Rd. 4: Golf Channel, 1-2:30PM ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream; CBS, 3-6:30PM ET
Purse: $7.2 million ($1,296,000)
Course: Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California (par-71; 7,322 yards)
Defending champion: Dustin Johnson (-17) won by five, kicking off a run of three consecutive PGA Tour victories.
Notables in the field:
• Making his first start at the Genesis Open since 2006. Woods made his PGA Tour debut at Riviera in 1992.
• Tiger has played this tournament 11 times in his career and never won. This is the only PGA Tour event in which he has double-digit starts and zero victories.
• At the Farmers Insurance Open, Woods finished four rounds of even par or better for just the third time on the PGA Tour since his last victory – the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
• Johnson is a combined 49 under in this event over the last four years, 20 shots lower than any other player.
• DJ has finished first or second in all three of his PGA Tour starts this season.
• He has also held the 54-hole lead or co-lead in all three events.
• Making his 101st worldwide start since his last win, the 2013 Open Championship.
• Last week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am represented Mickelson’s seventh runner-up finish over that stretch.
• Mickelson is a two-time Genesis Open champion, winning in 2008 and 2009.