Featured Groups: The Genesis Invitational
February 10, 2020
By Staff, PGATOUR.COM
- February 10, 2020
- Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas will play with Steve Stricker on Thursday and Friday. (Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR)
HOW TO FOLLOW (ALL TIMES ET)
Television: Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel). Saturday-Sunday, 1 p.m.-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel). Saturday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (CBS). Sunday, 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CBS).
PGA TOUR LIVE: Thursday-Friday, 9:45 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 11:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (Featured Groups and Featured Holes)
Radio: Thursday-Friday, 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (PGA TOUR Radio on SiriusXM and PGATOUR.com/liveaudio).
FEATURED GROUPS (ALL TIMES ET)
ALL TIMES EASTERN
Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Steve Stricker
Thursday: 2:41 p.m. ET (No. 1 tee); Friday: 10:16 a.m. ET (No. 10 tee)
• Returning to the site of his PGA TOUR debut in 1992, tournament host Woods makes his second attempt at a record-breaking 83rd PGA TOUR win; The Genesis Invitational is the PGA TOUR event Woods has made the most starts without a win (13).
• The FedExCup leader and a two-time winner this season, Thomas led the 2019 Genesis Invitational by four strokes entering the final round before falling to J.B. Holmes.
• Stricker, winner of the 2010 Genesis Invitational, will make his 500th career start on the PGA TOUR
J.B. Holmes, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose
Thursday: 2:52 p.m. ET (No. 1 tee); Friday: 10:27 a.m. ET (No. 10 tee)
• Defending champion Holmes won his fifth career PGA TOUR title at The Genesis Invitational in 2019 and enters the week with three consecutive top-20s.
• Rahm has finished in the top 10 in each of his three starts during the 2019-20 season (10th/Sentry Tournament of Champions, 2nd/Farmers Insurance Open, T9/Waste Management Phoenix Open).
• A 10-time PGA TOUR winner, Rose is making his first start at The Genesis Invitational since 2017 (T4).
Patrick Cantlay, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy
Thursday: 10:16 a.m. ET (No. 10 tee); Friday: 2:41 p.m. ET (No. 1 tee)
• Cantlay, who played collegiately at nearby UCLA, has two top-fives in 2019-20 (P2/Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, 4th/Sentry Tournament of Champions).
• In 12 starts at The Genesis Invitational, Johnson has one win (2017) and seven additional top-10s.
• The defending FedExCup champion and top-ranked player in the Official World Golf Ranking, McIlroy is making his fourth start at Riviera Country Club in search of his second victory of the season (World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions).
Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson
Thursday: 10:27 a.m. ET (No. 10 tee): Friday: 2:52 p.m. ET (No. 1 tee)
• Koepka, who won three times last season, is making his first start on TOUR since withdrawing from THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES due to injury.
• With a third-place result at last week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Mickelson became the third player in PGA TOUR history with at least one top-10 in 30 consecutive seasons on TOUR.
• Three-time Genesis Invitational winner Watson has finished in the top 10 in each of his last two starts, accomplishing the feat for the first time since winning the 2018 World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play and a tie for fifth at the 2018 Masters Tournament.