Genesis Invitational 2024 odds, course history and picks to win

Genesis Invitational. Riviera Country Club. Tiger Woods.

Does it get any better than that?

The PGA Tour’s third signature event of the season is here and a loaded field has made its way to Los Angeles, including the tournament host.

Woods last played at the PNC Championship in December, after finishing 18th at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. His last official Tour start came at the Masters last April.

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The 15-time major champion will be joined by world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Viktor Hovland, Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay and Max Homa.

Reigning champion Jon Rahm is not in L.A. to defend his title thanks to his recent move to LIV Golf.

Golf course

Riviera Country Club | Par 71 | 7,322 yards

2023 Genesis Invitational
2023 Genesis Invitational

Tiger Woods plays his second shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club on February 18, 2023, in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Course history

Previous event results (WM Phoenix Open)

2024 WM Phoenix Open
Sam Burns plays his shot from the fifth tee during the final round of the WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 11, 2024 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez/Getty Images)

Justin Thomas (10/1): T-12

Sam Burns (20/1): T-3

Min Woo Lee (28/1): T-71

J.T. Poston (30/1): Cut

Beau Hossler (50/1): T-41

Close call with Burns, but the year of underdog winners continues. Does that end at Riviera? I’m sure the Tour would like one of its stars to shake Tiger’s hand Sunday afternoon.






Scottie Scheffler


Jordan Spieth


Rory McIlroy


Adam Scott


Viktor Hovland


Tony Finau


Xander Schauffele


Tommy Fleetwood


Justin Thomas


Cameron Young


Collin Morikawa


Sahith Theegala


Patrick Cantlay


Matt Fitzpatrick


Max Homa


Wyndham Clark


Sam Burns


Will Zalatoris


Ludvig Aberg


Tom Kim


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Justin Thomas (16/1)

2024 WM Phoenix Open
Justin Thomas misses a birdie putt on the 2nd hole during the second round at the WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale.

Guess who’s officially chasing a Justin Thomas win?

This guy.

Thomas had a few slow rounds to end the WM Phoenix Open, but still tied for 12th. Going back a little further, Thomas tied for sixth at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am and for third at the American Express.

In his last six starts at Riviera, Thomas has finished inside the top 10 three times (runner-up in 2019) and 20th last season.

Cameron Young (30/1)

2024 WM Phoenix Open
Cameron Young prepares to putt on the fourth green during the final round of the WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 11, 2024 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez/Getty Images)

It’s about time Cameron Young gets his first win on Tour.

After a few tough finishes to begin his year, Young tied for eighth at the WM Phoenix Open.

The former PGA Tour Rookie of the Year has enjoyed his time at Riviera, making two starts and finishing 20th in 2023 and second in 2022.

Sahith Theegala (35/1)

2024 WM Phoenix Open
Sahith Theegala plays his tee shot on the 17th hole during the rain delayed second round at the 2024 WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. (Photo: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

This year has been a bit of a mixed bag for Theegala.

He missed the cut at the Sony Open and tied for 64th at the Farmers Insurance Open, but on the other hand he was the runner-up at The Sentry, tied for 20th at Pebble Beach and grabbed solo fifth at the WM Phoenix Open.

At last year’s Genesis, Theegala finished sixth.

Tiger Woods (Top 40, -110)

2023 PNC Championship
Tiger Woods reacts after his son, Charlie Woods, chips in for a birdie on the ninth green during the final round of the 2023 PNC Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

When Tiger Woods is in the field, he has to go on the card somewhere. It’s the right thing to do.

Do I think he’s gonna win? No. But do I think he’ll tough out making it to the weekend? Of course I do.

Let’s do the damn thing, GOAT.

Story originally appeared on GolfWeek