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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.
Meet Yohanne Ndoumbe, an Earl Woods Scholar at TGR Foundation. Yohanne currently attends Woodbury University in Burbank, California far away from her home in Washington D.C. Yohanne attended the Genesis Open at The Riviera Country Club as a volunteer at the TGR Learning Lab tent in Family Village.
The Genesis Open Pro-Am presented by Metlife took center stage Wednesday with 50 of the top pro’s in the stacked Genesis Open field taking the course. However it was the amateurs who stole the spotlight with numerous athletes, actors, musicians and personalities playing alongside the games greats. From NFL athletes such as LA’s own Keenan […]
University of Kentucky’s Lukas Euler won the 2019 Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase, earning an exemption into the field of 144 players set to compete February 14-17 at The Riviera Country Club. San Jose State, led by Genesis Open professional Scott Brown and San Jose State senior Kevin Velo, won the team competition.
The majority of the 144-player field for next week’s Genesis Open was confirmed today. The Genesis Open field is highlighted by: tournament host, 80-time PGA TOUR winner and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods; defending Genesis Open champion and three-time tournament winner Bubba Watson; World No. 3 and 2017 Genesis Open champion Dustin Johnson; World No. 4 Justin Thomas; World No. 5 Bryson DeChambeau;World No. 6 Jon Rahm; World No. 7 and current PGA TOUR FedExCup points leader Xander Schauffele; World No. 9 Rory McIlroy; three-time major champion Jordan Spieth; and43-time PGA TOUR winner, five-time major champ and 2008 and 2009 tournament championPhil Mickelson.
Heading into the 2018 Genesis Open, Bubba Watson already had his name in the Riviera history book. Twice, in fact. But if twice is nice, three times is legendary. That’s what Watson became when he won the 2018 Genesis Open, his third tournament title in five years.
Los Angeles is known as one of the top foodie cities with cuisine from around the world. The Genesis Open is known to host the world’s best professional golfers every year. The diverse food and beverage culture of LA will share the spotlight with golf’s biggest stars during the 2019 Genesis Open.
The Genesis Open kicks off its tournament week at The Riviera Country Club on Monday, February 11 with its Collegiate Showcase, featuring top collegiate players vying for an exemption into the 2019 Genesis Open field. The Collegiate Showcase tees off at 8 a.m.
Tiger Woods has announced Tim O’Neal as the recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption for the 2019 Genesis Open. Awarded since 2009, the exemption has represented the advancement of diversity in the game of golf. 2019 marks the 50thanniversary of Sifford’s 1969 LA Open victory, his second and final PGA TOUR victory.
Twenty of the world’s top 30 golfers join tournament host Tiger Woods in field for the February 11-17 PGA TOUR event at The Riviera Country Club.
Fred Couples, a two-time tournament champion at Riviera, 2018 Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk and past champion Bill Haas have received exemptions to play in the 2019 Genesis Open, tournament director Mike Antolini announced today. A full list of exemption recipients, including the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption, will be announced at a later date.
Tournament host Tiger Woods confirmed today that he will play in the 2019 Genesis Open to be held February 11-17 at The Riviera Country Club.
It is no secret that The Riviera Country Club is a unique destination for the world’s greatest to display their skills. Home to the Genesis Open, Riviera provides golfers with the ultimate test, while showcasing its natural beauty for guests in attendance. But what exactly separates Riviera from other courses?
The Genesis Open is a golf event re-imagined for LA. The 2019 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 throughout, your ideal experience awaits.
It’s about access.
It’s about an experience.
It’s about a memory you’ll never forget.
It’s about breaking free from the crowd.
It’s about being in the club.
Since Riviera Country Club first hosted LA’s PGA TOUR golf tournament in 1929, the course has been a popular spot for Hollywood stars. From Riviera members like Walt Disney and Humphrey Bogart, to the more recent Adam Sandler and Larry David, Riviera Country Club has been a course where you can be sure to catch more than just the golf action.
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Bubba Watson reached his goal and joined elite company in the process by winning the $7.2 Genesis Open on Sunday at sun-splashed Riviera Country Club. The slender left-hander and two-time Masters champion has sought to record 10 victories on the PGA TOUR and reached that figure after scoring a two-stroke triumph […]
While defending champion Dustin Johnson was making his move, and two-time champion Bubba Watson took control of the leaderboard, young golf fans took part in various activities as part of kids day at the Genesis Open. As part of the Genesis Open Tee Off For Youth program, busloads of kids of various ages from twelve […]
University of Texas senior Scottie Scheffler shot a 3-under-par 68 at The Riviera Country Club on Monday to win the 2018 Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase and earn an exemption into the 144-player field for this week’s Genesis Open.