Genesis Invitational

[2021 2/18 Thu. ~ 2/21 Sun.] The US PGA Tour "Genesis Invitational" hosted by Tiger Woods will be held again this year at the Riviera Country Club.

 The Riviera Country Club (RCC) again held the PGA Tour Tournament for four days from February 2021 to 18st, 21.As an invitation tournament, the number of participants was narrowed down to 4, and the total prize money was 120 million dollars (about 930 billion yen), and the seed right for 10 years, which is one year more than usual, was given.It has been upgraded from last year to the third invitation tournament of the tour, equivalent to the "Memorial Tournament" sponsored by Jack Nicklaus and the "Arnold Palmer Invitational", which are considered to be the outpost of the US Open Championship.
 Since its inception in 1926, the RCC has been the setting for the PGA Tour. LA Open, Nissan Open, Northern Trust Open, and Genesis Open.With each tournament, a new legend was born and history was engraved.Tiger Woods, who was born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, made his PGA Tour debut at the age of 16 at the Riviera Country Club. Tiger, who has been hosting the tournament since 2017, describes the upgrade to an invitation match as "a great honor."

Riviera Country Club
Riviera Country Club

Broadcast Schedule

* The following broadcast schedule is in Japan time.
* Please check each website for the TV broadcast schedule.
* Broadcast schedules are subject to change without notice.

【 NHK】

Schedule

Time

Broadcast episode

February 21st Sun.

6:00 am to 08:00 am

Live broadcast "XNUMXrd day" 

Click here for NHK details site

[Golf Network]

Schedule

Time

Broadcast episode

February 19th Fri.

4:00 am to 8:00 am

Live satellite broadcast "Day XNUMX"

February 19th Fri.

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Digest "Day XNUMX"

February 20th Sat.

4:00 am to 8:00 am

Live satellite broadcast "Day XNUMX"

February 20th Sat.

10:30 pm to 1:30 am

Digest "XNUMXnd day"

February 21st Sun.

3:00 am to 8:15 am

Live satellite broadcast "Day XNUMX"

February 21st Sun.

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Digest "XNUMXrd day"

February 22nd Mon.

3:00 am to 8:45 am

Live satellite broadcast "last day"

February 22nd Mon.

9:30 pm to 0:30 am

Digest "Last day"

Click here for official website of Golf Network

[GOLF TV]

GOLF TV official site is here

Technology sharing

 The tournament, in which top-class athletes fight, is a valuable place for study for competition management personnel and course management engineers.During the period, the RCC will bring together stakeholders from all over the world to actively exchange information.Especially for course maintenance, we are grateful that about 40 outstanding professionals from all over the world volunteer to support the tournament every year in order to pass on the advanced technology of RCC.With the Tokyo 2021 Olympics ahead, we will welcome human resources from Kasumigaseki CC.The Riviera Group's 2006 "Riviera Future Creation Project" provides support for various industrial fields, including the acceptance of human resources at the RCC. RCC is devoting itself to praying for the success of the Olympic Games in Japan.
 In October 2019, at the "ZOZO Championship" (Narashino CC), Woods made the world excited with the 10nd victory in Thailand, the most PGA record. In August 82, Kasumigaseki CC will be the stage for the Olympic golf competition.As the topic of attracting the world's attention to Japan continues, Japanese course management technology is also attracting attention.
 The PGA Tour tournament in February every year is an opportunity to bring the know-how that the Riviera has refined to the world.The Riviera will continue its activities to contribute deeply to the golf world.