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PGA TOUR: Genesis Invitational odds, tips, predictions, date, course guide, prize money and how to watch

The PGA TOUR's third Signature Event of the year will see the world's top players tee it up at the Riviera Country Club for the Genesis Invitational.

The tournament was first held in 1926 and has been contested every year since 1944 under various guises and is now best known as the Genesis Invitational.

It's notable for being the first professional tournament of Tiger Woods in 1996, when the future major winner made a hole-in-one.

The tournament is a designated Signature Event for the 2024 season and will attract a stellar field. The tournament will be without its defending champion, however, following Jon Rahm's defection to LIV Golf.

Read all you need to know about the 2024 Genesis Invitational below.

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Genesis Invitational tips and predictions

Read our tips and predictions for the Genesis Invitational here.

Is Tiger Woods playing the Genesis Invitational?

Yes, Tiger Woods announced on his Twitter feed that he'd be a playing host at Riviera Country Club for the Genesis Invitational.

The Genesis was one of three events Woods appeared in in 2023. He also appeared at Riviera in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

TV channel and how to watch the Genesis Invitational

All four days of the Genesis Invitational will be available on Sky Sports Golf. bet365 will also stream selected holes and you can follow all the action on bet365’s Live Golf Tracker.

Genesis Invitational date and venue

The Genesis Invitational will be held between 15th and 18th February and takes place at the Riviera Country Club, its host since returning in 1999.

Genesis Invitational prize money

A Signature Event, the prize money is an enhanced $20,000,000, with the winner taking home $3,600,000.

Genesis Invitational record score and course record

Lanny Wadkins shot a -20 264  to win the 1985 Genesis Invitational, then known as the Los Angeles Open. The course record in tournament play is 61, shot by Ted Tryba in 1999.

Who has the most Genesis Invitational wins?

Scotland's Macdonald Smith won the event four times between 1928 and 1934, as did Lloyd Mangrum between 1949 and 1956. Ben Hogan won the event three times between 1942 and 1948, as did Arnold Palmer between 1964 and 1967. 

In the modern era, Bubba Watson holds the most wins, with three between 2014 and 2018.

Genesis Invitational course guide

Our course guide for the Genesis Invitational, played at the Riviera Country Club, can be read here.

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