Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open

Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open

Genesis Open

This week on, Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open, the PGA Tour heads to California for the Genesis Open. The first event was played in 1926, previously it was also known as the Los Angeles Open, Northern Trust Open and Nissan Open. The event is part of the “West Coast Swing” on the PGA Tour, it is played in Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1938 Babe Zaharias became the first woman to play in a professional golf event, at this event. In 1992 a 16-year-old high school sophomore played in his first PGA Tour event as an amateur, his name was Tiger Woods! The Genesis Open is also known for the Charlie Sifford Memorial exemption, in 2009 they created the exemption for a player who represents the advancement of diversity in golf.

Winners

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4 Wins –

  • Macdonald Smith
  • Lloyd Mangrum

3 Wins –

  • Ben Hogan
  • Arnold Palmer
  • Bubba Watson

2 Wins –

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  • Harry Cooper
  • Sam Snead
  • Paul Harney
  • Billy Casper
  • Tom Watson
  • Gil Morgan
  • Lanny Wadkins
  • Fred Couples
  • Corey Pavin
  • Mike Weir
  • Phil Mickelson

Riveria Country Club

Riviera Country Club is located in Pacific Palisades, California, it is a community within the city of Los Angeles. The course was designed by George C. Thomas Jr. and William P. Bell. Riviera was opened in 1926, at the time it was Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Openknown as the Los Angeles Athletic Club Golf Course. At the time the course cost $234,827.63 to build, in today’s money that equals roughly $3,390,600.57. This year, 2019, will be the 56th time that the Genesis Open has been held at the club. The club has played host to multiple movies, Pat & Mike, The Caddy, Spring Fever, and Follow the Sun. Riviera has also had many famous members including, Humphrey Bogart, Glen Campbell, Vic Damon, Peter Falk, Jack Ging, Dean Martin, Gregory Peck, Walt Disney, Hal Roach, Douglas Fairbanks, and Mary Pickford. Willie Hunter, the 1921 British Amateur champion and 6 time PGA Tour winner helped save the club from bankruptcy during World War II.

Thursday Tee Time & Pairings

    • 10:11 a.m. — Charles Howell III, Andrew Putnam, Tony Finau (1st Tee)
    • 10:11 a.m. — Cameron Champ, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson (10th Tee)
    • 10:22 a.m. — Phil Mickelson, Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth (10th Tee)
    • 10:32 a.m. — Marc Leishman, Pat Perez, Adam Hadwin (1st Tee)
    • 10:32 a.m. — Hideki Matsuyama, Martin Kaymer, K.J. Choi (10th Tee)
    • 10:43 a.m. — Jimmy Walker, Vijay Singh, Tommy Fleetwood (10th Tee)
    • 3:01 p.m. — Charl Schwartzel, Ernie Els, Kiradech Aphibarnrat (1st Tee)
    • 3:11 p.m. — Matt Kuchar, Bryson DeChambeau, Jon Rahm (1st Tee)
    • 3:22 p.m. — Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy (1st Tee)Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
    • 3:32 p.m. — Jhonattan Vegas, Jonas Blixt, Adam Scott (1st Tee)
    • 3:43 p.m. — Davis Love III, Jim Furyk, Fred Couples (1st Tee)

 

TV Schedule

Thursday 2:00 PM 6:00 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Friday 4:00 PM 8:00 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:30 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Saturday 4:00 PM 7:00 PM CBS Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Sunday 1:00 PM 2:30 PM Golf Channel Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Sunday 3:00 PM 6:30 PM CBS Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open

Weather

Day High Low Precip Description
Thursday 62 50 100% Rain Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Friday 60 47 10% Cloudy Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Saturday 61 45 0% Partly Cloudy Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open
Sunday 56 45 20% Mostly Sunny Tee It Up Preview-Genesis Open

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