February 10, 2022; Scottsdale, Arizona, USA; Jon Rahm hits from the 9th tee box during round one of the WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. Mandatory Credit: Cheryl Evans-Arizona RepublicGolf Wm Phoenix Open Day 1

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PGA TOUR
LAST TOURNAMENT: Waste Management Phoenix Open (Scottie Scheffler)
THIS WEEK: The Genesis Invitational, Pacific Palisades, CA, Feb. 17-20
Course: The Riviera Country Club (Par 71, 7,322 yards)
Purse: $12 million (Winner: $2.16 million)
Defending Champion: Max Homa
FedEx Cup Leader: Hideki Matsuyama
HOW TO FOLLOW
TV: Thursday through Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-7 p.m. (CBS); Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6:30 p.m. (CBS)
PGA Tour Live: Four live streams per day on ESPN+
Social media: @TheGenesisInv (Twitter)
NOTES: Tiger Woods is hosting the tournament, which is one of three high-status PGA Tour tournaments that offer a higher purse and increased FedEx Cup point allocation as well as a three-year tour exemption. … The 120-player invitational field includes each of the top 10 players who win the Official World Golf Rankings. Number 12 Bryson DeChambeau has retired with hip and wrist injuries. … No. 2 Collin Morikawa and No. 3 Patrick Cantlay enter the week with an opportunity to pass Jon Rahm, who holds the No. 1 ranking for the 31st week in a row. Morikawa or Cantlay can become No. 1 with a win and Rahm finishing below fourth in solo. … The par-4 playable 10th hole is the second-shortest on the circuit so far this season at 315 yards. Last year, only five of 297 (1.68%) tee shots hit by players attempting to hit the green were successful. Only one landed within 60 feet. The only eagle on the hole was a Sergio Garcia holeshot from a greenside bunker. …Each of the last three events has featured a first tour winner. …Aaron Beverly is the 2022 recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption. The APGA Tour player will make his PGA Tour debut. Other sponsor exemptions include Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Rickie Fowler, Min Woo Lee, Robert MacIntyre, Thomas Pieters and Jaekyeong Lee. …Riviera will host the 2026 US Women’s Open and the 2028 Olympic golf competition.
BEST BETS: Rahm (+900) has two top-10 finishes in three previous event starts, including a T5 last year. … Cantlay (+1100) has two wins and second place last week among six straight top-10 finishes. … Morikawa (+1,800) leads the round of greens in regulation (79.17%). … Rory McIlroy (+2000) won the CJ Cup @ Summit in his only tour start this season. … Viktor Hovland (+2500) finished T5 on his competitive debut last year. He just missed out on a cut last week but has won three in his last six World starts. … Sam Burns (+4000) also just missed a cut last week. He was the 54-hole leader last year before finishing third behind Homa and Tony Finau. … Local native Max Homa (+4000) is looking to become the first player to successfully defend at Genesis since Phil Mickelson in 2008-09.
NEXT TOURNAMENT: The Honda Classic, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, February 24-27

LPGA Tour
LAST TOURNAMENT: LPGA Drive On Championship (Leona Maguire)
THIS WEEK: Off.
CME Globe Race Leader: Danielle Kang
NEXT TOURNAMENT: HSBC Women’s World Championship, Singapore, March 3-6

champions tour
LAST TOURNAMENT: Mitsubishi Electric Championship (Miguel Angel Jimenez)
THIS WEEK: Chubb Classic, Naples, FL, February 18-20
Course: Tiburon Golf Club, Black Course (Par 72, 6,909 yards)
Defending Champion: Steve Stricker
Scholarship: $1.8M ($240,000)
Charles Schwab Cup Leader: Jimenez
Social networks: @ChubbClassic (Twitter)
NOTES: Davis Love III has retired and has been replaced on the field by Stephen Leaney. … YE Yang and Brian Gay will make their Champions debuts this week, as will longtime club pro Rob Labritz.
NEXT TOURNAMENT: Cologuard Classic, Tucson, Arizona, February 25-27

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