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Martin Laird putts out for bogey at the last but dropping from a T3rd postion to finish T8th at the Genesis Open.

Laird 5-Under Over Four Days On Riviera’s 1st But Rues 72nd Hole Bogey.

Pacific Palisades, CA … Martin Laird headed to a fortnight’s competition break wishing he could play the first hole at the Riviera Country Club for the remainder of his PGA Tour career. In playing the par five opening challenge at the Genesis Open Laird produced two eagles, a birdie and a par on route to a share of eighth place at 10-under par but seven shots behind World No. 1 Dustin Johnson. Daylight was a distant second with the 32-year Johnson, and reigning U.S. Open champion, in a class ...
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Day Praises ‘DJ’ But Vows To Return To World No. 1

Pacific Padisades, CA … It’s hardly customary for the assembled media looking to speak to a player who finished outside the top-60 no matter what the tournament. Except on this occasion, and bizarrely just outside the Ladies locker-room in the exclusive Riviera clubhouse, it current World No. 1 Jason Day who the media wanted to talk with. Strangely, on the eve of the Genesis Open the Australian living in Ohio had spoken candidly for a first time of the real pressures of dealing with the being ...

Genesis Open … All The Final Round Facts & Figures

Pacific Palisades, CA … Genesis Open – Final-Round Notes – Sunday, February 19, 2017 Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high of 60. Wind SW 6-12 mph. Round three resumed at 6:50 a.m. and ended at 12:03 p.m. Final-round tee times are between 10:25 a.m. – 12: 15 p.m. Final-Round Leader board Dustin Johnson 66-66-64-71—267 (-17) Thomas Pieters 70-68-71-63—272 (-12) Scott Brown 68-68-69-67—272 (-12) Dustin Johnson A week after his third-place showing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, ...
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Johnson Wins Genesis Open To Go To World No. 1 But Just Wants To Go Back To Bed.

Pacific Palisades, CA … No sooner had Dustin Johnson climbed to the No. I position on the World Rankings and all the dog-tired looking American could think about was not becoming the game’s best but climbing back into bed. This was after the reigning U.S. Open champion stormed his way to a five- shot triumph and claim a 13th PGA Tour title with victory in the Genesis Open on the Riviera Country Club course in suburban L.A. Johnson, 32 was a class all his own starting his fourth round by ...
GEORGE, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 19: Paul Lawrie during the trophy presentation during day 4 of the 2017 Dimension Data Pro-Am at Montagu Golf Course, Fancourt on February 19, 2017 in George, South Africa. EDITOR'S NOTE: For free editorial use. Not available for sale. No commercial usage. (Photo by Petri Oeschger/Sunshine Tour/Gallo Images)

Paul Lawrie Ends 5-Year Victory Drought Capturing Dimension Data Pro-Am.

Paul Lawrie ended a five-year winless drought to become only the fourth player to win both the Dimension Data Pro-Am and The Open Championship when he teamed with his youngest sone to capture the 2017 Dimension Data Pro-Am by one stroke on Saturday. Unlike the others, he won The Open first. He joined Nick Price, Darren Clarke and Louis Oosthuizen as the only players to win both, but he won his major championship back in 1999. He held off the challenge of Justin Hicks of the United States, local player ...
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Dr. Kathy Bihr, Vice-President & Executive Director, TGR (Tiger Woods) Learning Center …. Exclusive Interview.

Pacific Palisades, CA … Tour Miss:  What do you have in place here at this year’s Genesis Open? Dr. Kathy Bihr:  What we have here in the TGR Learning Lab tent on course at Riviera is four stations that are really inter-active where young people can come in and see what activities we undertake. Standards are a very important subject to us … science engineering and technology, so we are really trying to inspire more young people to go into those fields and look at why are they taking science ...
Padraig Harrington climbs his way to the clubhouse after a 72 second round in the Genesis Open.

Forget Going Under The Knife As Harrington Ends Run Of Three Missed Cuts.

Pacific Palisades, CA … Padraig Harrington could temporarily forget going under the knife later this month after ending a run of three missed cuts with rounds of 68 and 72 at the rain-affected Genesis Open here in suburban L.A. Harrington had been out early on day one to birdie his three closing holes but then just minutes within his tee-off at 12.21pm local time Friday the siren sounded to halt play in the wet, windy and miserable conditions. The second round was scheduled to restart at 7am ...