Afer 94 years being held as an Open tournament, Genesis Invitational is recognized as one of the official event which belongs to PGA Tour with a lot of positive changes in rules and formats recently. As the old name of “Los Angeles Open” during the first period of being held in 1926, the tournament has been under a lot of name changes as the requirement from different sponsors.
This year, Genesis Invitational will kick off its 58th season on Riviera golf course, par71, which is hosted mainly by Tiger Woods and TGR organizing department.
The annual rewarding price of Genesis Invitational in 2020 is evaluated to be 9,3 million USD, increasing around 2 million USD in comparison to the previous year. Apart from the cup plus 1,675 million USD rewarded money, this year champion will also be offered the golden chance to take part in PGA Tour in the next 3 years, instead of 2 years like other common golf tournaments.
Just a few days ago, 5 most outstanding golfers names have been released by PGA Tour who created greatest HIO in The Genesis Invitational last week.
The first name is Justin Rose, an English professional golfer, who has taken part in most levels of golfing in PGA Tour, however, he still took part in as a member during Europe golfing tournaments.
The second name came to Tiger Wood- the American professional golfer, who is considered as one of the greatest and most successful golfers of all time.
The next one is Bryson Dechambeau, who is an American professional golfer playing for PGA Tour. Brooks Koeoka is also another must-known name with great hit. The last one is Rory Mciroy, who is a South Ireland professional golfer.