The Riviera Country Club clubhouse Thursday afternoon Photo: Ron Green Jr., Global Golf Post
PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA | This is one of those weeks in professional golf that feels almost as much about the place as about the players chasing the Genesis Invitational trophy.
If you’ve been fortunate enough to visit Riviera Country Club, you understand why.
If you’ve only seen it through a television screen and heard the almost rhapsodic declarations by one player or another, and you still wonder if Riviera really is all that, trust me, it is.
It’s cool without trying, imposing without being overbearing and old-school classic in all the ways that still matter.
“Everybody loves this place, I've never heard a bad word about it.” – Brooks Koepka
It’s like chicken parmesan, a proper Old Fashioned and slow dancing – it never goes out of style.
“Everybody loves this place, I've never heard a bad word about it,” Brooks Koepka said.
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