After a wild week in Scottsdale, the TOUR goes back to one of its most traditional tracks – Riviera Country Club. Amongst the glitz and glamor of the Hollywood backdrop, this event almost always delivers a fantastic leaderboard and a great finish. Last year Max Homa defeated Tony Finau in a dramatic playoff to capture his hometown tournament and deliver one of the best final rounds of the season.

Tiger Woods has become the host of this event and should be on location for at least the weekend, likely making an appearance on the broadcast on Sunday afternoon.

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The Field

Highlighting the field this week are: Patrick Cantlay, Rickie Fowler, Tony Finau, Viktor Hovland, Max Homa, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Collin Morikawa, Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele

Full Field Here

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The Course

Riviera Country Club – Par 71 – 7322 Yards
Location: Los Angeles, California (neighborhood of Pacific Palisades)

Key holes to watch here include: The drive-able par-4 10th and the par-3 sixth hole; which has a bunker smack dab in the middle of the green

Tournament Odds

Odds-on Favourites

1) Jon Rahm (10-1 Odds)
2) Patrick Cantlay (13/1)
3) Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson (17/1)



The five to bet this week are:

1) Jon Rahm (10 – 1 Odds)
2) Patrick Cantlay (13/1)
3) Hideki Matsuyama (26/1)
4) Dustin Johnson (17/1)
5) Will Zalatoris (31/1)

Last Week Pre-Tournament
WM Phoenix Open
Winner – Scottie Scheffler – Teeing Off Rank: 11th
Runner up – Patrick Cantlay – Teeing Off Rank: 8th

The Preview: The Genesis Invitational - Golf Australia Magazine


Coming into the Genesis Open, the following players lead in current form and success at this event:

Recent Form:
1 – Patrick Cantlay
2 – Jon Rahm
3 – Tom Hoge

Best In This Event:
1 – Dustin Johnson
2 – Adam Scott
3 – Tony Finau

And rankings for the entire field are as follows:

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