Genesis Invitational Field: By the Numbers (Plus Odds)

Adam Scott: The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC
Adam Scott gestures on the 18th hole during the second round of The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC on Feb 19, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Steph Chambers via Getty Images)

A field of 120 players will tee it up this week at famed Riviera Country Club Pebble Beach for the 2022 edition of the Genesis Invitational.

It’s the fifth and final stop of the PGA Tour’s annual West Coast swing.

The field is super stacked with a bevy of marquee names, including all of the top-10 ranked players in the OWGR, and 23 of the top 30.

As we do each week, here’s a look at the field in Los Angeles, California… by the numbers.


World Top 20

Rory McIlroy: The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC
Rory McIlroy and his caddie look on from the 10th green during the 2nd round of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC on Feb 14, 2020 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Joe Scarnici via Getty Images)

Sixteen (16) of the top 20 in the world rankings will be teeing it up this week:

  • Jon Rahm (1)
  • Collin Morikawa (2)
  • Patrick Cantlay (3)
  • Viktor Hovland (4)
  • Rory McIlroy (5)
  • Dustin Johnson (6)
  • Xander Schauffele (7)
  • Justin Thomas (8)
  • Scottie Scheffler (9)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (10)
  • Cameron Smith (11)
  • Jordan Spieth (14)
  • Brooks Koepka (15)
  • Sam Burns (16)
  • Abraham Ancer (18)
  • Tony Finau (19)

Major Winners

Bubba Watson Riviera Country Club Wins Genesis Open
Bubba Watson lines up a shot on the 18th green during the final round of the Genesis Open at Riviera CC on Feb 18, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, CA. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

In the field this week, there are fifteen (15) major champions, holding 26 major titles:

  • Rory McIlroy (4: PGA (2), British, U.S. Open)
  • Brooks Koepka (4: PGA (2), U.S. Open (2))
  • Jordan Spieth (3: Masters, British, U.S. Open)
  • Bubba Watson (2: Masters (2))
  • Dustin Johnson (2: U.S. Open, Masters)
  • Collin Morikawa (2: PGA, British)
  • Jon Rahm (1: U.S. Open)
  • Justin Thomas (1: PGA)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (1: Masters)
  • Patrick Reed (1: Masters)
  • Adam Scott (1: Masters)
  • Sergio Garcia (1: Masters)
  • Keegan Bradley (1: PGA)
  • Charl Schwartzel (1: Masters)
  • Frankie Molinari (1: British)

2021 Ryder Cuppers

Matt Fitzpatrick: The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC
Matt Fitzpatrick walks with caddie during the third round of The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC on Feb 20, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Keyur Khamar / PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Fifteen (15) of the 24 players who competed in the 2021 Ryder Cup matches at Whistling Straits will be teeing it up this week:

  • Collin Morikawa (USA)
  • Patrick Cantlay (USA)
  • Dustin Johnson (USA)
  • Xander Schauffele (USA)
  • Justin Thomas (USA)
  • Scottie Scheffler (USA)
  • Jordan Spieth (USA)
  • Brooks Koepka (USA)
  • Tony Finau (USA)
  • Jon Rahm (EUR)
  • Viktor Hovland (EUR)
  • Rory McIlroy (EUR)
  • Matt Fitzpatrick (EUR)
  • Paul Casey (EUR)
  • Sergio Garcia (EUR)

World No. 1 Status

Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas: The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC
Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas walk on the 7th hole during the first round of The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC on Feb 18, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Harry How via Getty Images)

In the field this week, there are seven players who’ve reached No. 1 in the world rankings (number of weeks on top in parenthesis):

  • Dustin Johnson (135)
  • Rory McIlroy (106)
  • Brooks Koepka (47)
  • Jon Rahm (38)
  • Jordan Spieth (26)
  • Adam Scott (11)
  • Justin Thomas (5)

  • Former Genesis Invitational Champs

    Dustin Johnson and Max Homa: The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC
    Dustin Johnson and Max Homa walk on the 7th hole during the third round of The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC on Feb 20, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Harry How via Getty Images)

    Five (5) past winners of the Genesis Invitational are in the field this week, including multiple-time winners Bubba Watson and Adam Scott:

    • Max Homa (2021)
    • Adam Scott (2020, 2005)
    • Bubba Watson (2018, 2016, 2014)
    • Dustin Johnson (2017)
    • James Hahn (2015)

    2022 Genesis Invitational: Field, Rank & Odds

    Patrick Cantlay: The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC
    Patrick Cantlay walks with his caddie on the 1st hole during the first round of The Genesis Invitational at Riviera CC on Feb 18, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Steph Chambers via Getty Images)

    Top-5 Betting Favorites
    1. Jon Rahm (9-1)
    2. Patrick Cantlay (12-1)
    3. Justin Thomas (16-1)
    4. Dustin Johnson (18-1)
    5. Rory McIlroy (20-1)
    5. Collin Morikawa (20-1)

    Riviera CC | Pacific Palasides, CA | Feb 17-20, 2022


    Credit: PGA Tour Media, Getty Images


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