Posts tagged with: "Riviera Country Club"

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: Johnson Could Reach No. 1 With Riviera Win

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA. – Dustin Johnson and his fiancée, Paulina Gretzky, announced Saturday they are expecting their second child, they have a new puppy and by Sunday evening, Johnson may have a new world ranking. If Johnson wins the rain-soaked Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club – he starts a…

QUICK TAKE: With Palmer On His Mind, Saunders Leads Genesis Open

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Sam Saunders doesn’t need reminding that his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, won what is now called the Genesis Open three times. The tournament wasn’t played at Riviera Country Club in the 1960s – Rancho Park Golf Course is where Palmer won in 1963, 1966 and 1967 –…

Royal Melbourne West
Royal Melbourne West is widely considered Australia's best golf course. It's one reason an Olympic return to Melbourne would be ideal for golf.

Friday Quad: 4 Best Olympic Cities for Golf

Is Rio de Janeiro the worst Summer Olympics host city for golf? Most people would answer that question with a “Probably,” “Definitely,” or “What’s the question?!” Between the Zika virus, poverty and a bankrupt government — not to mention a Brazilian president facing impeachment — the city has its problems….

Taming The Tenth At Riviera

Among the many good things about the PGA Tour’s annual return to Riviera Country Club is the 315-yard, par-4 10th hole which proves each year that great course design requires more imagination than yardage. If you’re watching this weekend you’ll see players scratching their heads, slamming their wedges and talking…