With the Genesis Invitational coming up on February 16-19, 2023, here are all the key details you need to know in order to prepare for the tournament, including how Joaquin Neimann won last year and insights about the course.
The Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California
7,322; par 71
18 holes: 61 – George Archer (R3/1983), Ted Tryba (R3/1999)
36 holes: 126 – Joaquin Niemann (2022)
54 holes: 194 – Joaquin Niemann (2022)
72 holes: 264 – Lanny Wadkins (1985)
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George C. Thomas designed The Riviera Country Club, acclaimed as one of the best courses in the U.S. when it opened in 1927. Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore did a renovation in 1992, and since 2002 Tom Fazio has supervised some changes, including lengthening.
Notable Course Features
The 315-yard 10th is one of the most intriguing holes on the PGA TOUR, often set up as a drivable par 4. The green is small and set at an angle, so it’s tough to hit. Shots from around the green are challenging, making the decision to go for it a difficult one.
The Genesis Invitational benefits Tiger Woods’ TGR Foundation and its mission to help students pursue their passions through education. Since 2016, the foundation has expanded the Earl Woods Scholar Program, welcoming students from under-resourced schools in Los Angeles each year. TGR Foundation also expanded its programs through the Los Angeles community to serve middle and high school students.