First Look: 2018 Genesis Open

The PGA Tour will head 325 miles south from Pebble Beach to Los Angles for this week’s Genesis Open, where Dustin Johnson returns to defend his 2017 title.

Before we publish the weekly primer, let’s take a quick look at the long-running tour event at the historic Riviera Country Club.


THE SKINNY

Tournament: Genesis Open
Dates: Feb. 15-18, 2018
Where: Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Course: Riviera Country Club
Distance: Par 71/7,322 yards
Architect: George Thomas Jr., William Bell (1926)
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Purse: $7,200,000
Winning Share: $1,260,000
Defending Champion: Dustin Johnson
Marquee Players: Johnson, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, and Justin Thomas.


ON TV

Round 1: Thu 2-6:00 pm (GOLF)
Round 2: Fri 2-6:00 pm (GOLF)
Round 3: Sat 2-3:30 pm (GOLF), 3:30-6 pm (GOLF)
Round 4: Sun 2-3:30 pm (GOLF), 3:30-6 pm (GOLF)


ONLINE

WebGenesisOpen.com
Twitter: @GenesisOpen
Facebook: @GenesisOpen
Instagram: @GenesisOpen
Wikipedia: Genesis_Open


LOS ANGELES WEATHER REPORT

Thu: High 67° Sunny
Fri: High 72° Sunny
Sat: High 76° Sunny
Sun: High 70° Sunny


Credits: PGA Tour Media, Getty Images


PGW Staff

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