2019 Genesis Open: Preview, viewer’s guide, TV info


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The PGA Tour returns to Riviera Country Club and Greater Los Angeles this week for the Genesis Open. Bubba Watson is the defending champion in the event that is managed by TGR Live. Tiger Woods will be playing here for the 11th time. He is winless in his previous 10 appearances.

2019 Genesis Open Viewer’s Guide

When: Thursday-Sunda
Where: Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Course: The Riviera Country Club
Par: 35-36—71
Yards: 7,322
Field: 144
Defending champion: Bubba Watson
Last year: Watson shot a 2-under 69 to finish at 12-under 272, good for a two-stroke win over Kevin Na and Tony Finau. It was his 10th PGA Tour career victory and third in this event.
Purse: $7,400,000
Winner: $1,332,000 (also receives Genesis G70)
FedExCup points: 500 to the winner
Format: 72-hole stroke play
Featured Pairings: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas
Phil Mickelson, Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth
Bryson DeChambeau, Matt Kuchar, Jon Rahm
Cameron Champ, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson.
Buzz: This event, known for years by several names including the Los Angeles Open, was first played in 1926 … Among the six PGA Tour events with a longer history: The Open Championship (1860), U.S. Open (1895), BMW Championship (Western Open) (1899), RBC Canadian Open (1904), PGA Championship (1916) and Valero Texas Open (1922) … Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are both in the field … They last played together at The Match in Las Vegas on Nov. 23 … Woods and Lefty have combined for 124 PGA Tour victories and 28 in their joint home state of California … The field includes seven of the current top 10 in the FedEx Cup standings: Xander Schauffele, Matt Kuchar, Marc Leishman, Charles Howell III, Bryson DeChambeau, Kevin Tway and Cameron Champ

TV/Radio Info

Thursday
Golf Channel: 2-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Live: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Radio: 12-6 p.m. (Sirius 208/XM 92)

Friday
Golf Channel: 2-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Live: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Radio: 12-6 p.m.  (Sirius 208/XM 92)

Saturday
Golf Channel: 1-2:45 p.m.
CBS: 3-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Live: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Radio: 1-6 p.m.  (Sirius 208/XM 92)

Sunday
Golf Channel: 1-2:45 p.m.
CBS: 3-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Live: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
PGA Tour Radio: 1:30-6 p.m. (Sirius 208/XM 92)


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