Tiger Woods Makes PGA TOUR Season Debut at Genesis Invitational, Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

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Tiger Woods Makes PGA TOUR Season Debut at Genesis Invitational, Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

  • Coverage of TOUR’s third Signature Event this year begins tomorrow at 10:15 a.m. ET
  • Enhanced Main Feed features Woods, Thomas, Woodland on Thursday, Friday
  • Expanded Marquee Groups and Featured Groups include eight of top 10 players in world
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Tiger Woods will make his first appearance at a PGA TOUR event this season, exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ tomorrow, February 15, at The Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

  • Live, four-feed coverage begins on ESPN+ 10:15 a.m. ET, and continues through the final round on Sunday, February 18.
  • Woods, the event’s player-host, will be featured in enhanced Main Feed coverage, teeing off at 12:25 p.m. ET, in a group with two-time PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas and 2019 U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland.

Expanded Marquee Groups and Featured Groups on ESPN+ include eight of the top 10 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, including world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and world No. 2 Rory McIlroy, along with Viktor Hovland (No. 4), Xander Schauffele (No. 5), Wyndham Clark (No. 6), Patrick Cantlay (No. 7), Max Homa (No. 8), and Matt Fitzpatrick (No. 9).

  • The tournament field at The Genesis Invitational this week includes 15 major champions, 54 TOUR winners, six FedExCup Champions, and 41 of the top 50 players in the world.
  • The Featured Holes feed will showcase Riviera’s par-3 Nos. 4, 14 and 16, and the famous par-4 10th, a drivable, risk-reward hole considered one of the best short par-4’s in all of golf.

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will also feature enhanced Main Feed and expanded Marquee Groups coverage at the TOUR’s five remaining Signature Events in 2024: the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, RBC Heritage, Wells Fargo Championship, the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday, and Travelers Championship.

Thursday, February 15
Main Feed | 10:15 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 11 a.m. ET

Main Feed

  • Featuring Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Gary Woodland (Tee time: 12:25 p.m. ET)
    • Tiger Woods – 82 PGA TOUR wins (tied for most all-time), 15-time major winner, 41 DP World Tour wins (third most all-time), 11-time PGA TOUR Player of the Year, two-time FedExCup Champion
    • Justin Thomas – Two-time PGA Championship winner (2022, 2017), 15-time TOUR winner, 2017 FedExCup Champion, 2017 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
    • Gary Woodland – 2019 U.S. Open champion, four-time TOUR winner

Marquee Groups | 12 noon ET

  • Nick Taylor – Won last week’s WM Phoenix Open, four-time TOUR winner
  • Viktor Hovland – No. 4 world ranking, won three times in 2023 (Memorial Tournament, BMW Championship, TOUR Championship), six-time TOUR winner, two DP World Tour victories
  • Sam Burns – Five-time TOUR winner

 

  • Jordan Spieth – No. 12 world ranking, three-time major champion, 13-time PGA TOUR winner, 2015 FedExCup Champion
  • Tom Kim – No. 17 world ranking, three-time TOUR winner
  • Patrick Cantlay – No. 7 world ranking, eight-time TOUR winner, 2021 FedExCup champion

Featured Groups | 12:30 p.m. ET

  • Ludvig Åberg – No. 11 world ranking, TOUR winner (2023 RSM Classic), former world No. 1 amateur
  • Nick Hardy – TOUR winner (2023 Zurich Classic of New Orleans with Davis Riley)
  • Christiaan Bezuidenhout – Three wins on DP World Tour

 

  • Jason Day – No. 19 world ranking, 12 PGA TOUR victories, 2015 PGA Championship winner
  • Tony Finau – Six-time TOUR winner, won three times in 2022 (3M Open, Rocket Mortgage Classic, Texas Children’s Houston Open)
  • Brendon Todd – Three-time TOUR winner

At 4 p.m. ET, coverage will transition to two Featured Group and two Featured Hole streams.

  • Featured Group – Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas/Gary Woodland

(When Woods, Thomas and Woodland complete their round, coverage will follow the Rory McIlroy/Wyndham Clark/Max Homa group, in progress.)

  • Rory McIlroy – No. 2 world ranking, four-time major champion, 24-time TOUR winner, three-time and defending FedExCup champion, three-time PGA TOUR Player of the Year
  • Wyndham Clark – No. 6 world ranking, 2023 U.S. Open champion, three-time TOUR winner
  • Max Homa – No. 8 world ranking, six-time TOUR winner

 

  • Featured Group – Jordan Spieth/Patrick Cantlay/Tom Kim

(When Spieth, Cantlay and Kim complete their round, coverage will follow the Collin Morikawa/Matt Fitzpatrick/Scottie Scheffler group, in progress.)

  • Collin Morikawa – No. 14 world ranking, 2021 Open Champion, 2020 PGA Championship winner, six-time TOUR winner
  • Matt Fitzpatrick – No. 9 world ranking, 2022 U.S. Open champion, two-time TOUR winner, nine wins on DP World Tour
  • Scottie Scheffler – No. 1 world ranking, 2023 THE PLAYERS winner, 2022 Masters champion, six-time TOUR winner

 

  • Featured Hole – No. 10 | Par 4
  • Featured Hole – No. 16 | Par 3

Friday, February 16
Main Feed | 10:15 a.m. ET
Featured Holes | 11 a.m. ET

Main Feed

  • Featuring Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Gary Woodland (Tee time: 2:54 p.m. ET) 

Marquee Groups | 12 noon ET

  • Collin Morikawa/Matt Fitzpatrick/Scottie Scheffler
  • Rory McIlroy/Wyndham Clark/Max Homa

Featured Groups | 10:45 p.m. ET

  • Jason Day/Tony Finau/Brendon Todd

 

  • Sahith Theegala– No. 20 world ranking, TOUR winner (2023 Fortinet Championship), 2020 Haskins Award and Ben Hogan Award winner
  • Xander Schauffele – No. 5 world ranking, seven-time TOUR winner, Olympic Gold medalist, won three times in 2022 (Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Travelers Championship, Genesis Scottish Open)
  • Tommy Fleetwood – No. 13 world ranking, seven-time winner on the DP World Tour

At 4 p.m. ET, coverage will transition to two Featured Group and two Featured Hole streams.

  • Featured Group – Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas/Gary Woodland
  • Featured Group – Rory McIlroy/Wyndham Clark/Max Homa

(When McIlroy, Clark and Homa complete their round, coverage will follow the Spieth, Cantlay and Kim, in progress.)

  • Featured Hole – No. 10 | Par 4
  • Featured Hole – No. 16 | Par 3

The Genesis Invitational | Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

Day Start Time (ET) Coverage
Thursday,

February 15

10:15 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field

Featuring: Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas/Gary Woodland

11 a.m. Featured Holes Nos. 4, 14, 16 | Par 3

No. 16 | Par 4

12 noon Marquee Groups Nick Taylor/Viktor Hovland /Sam Burns

Jordan Spieth/Patrick Cantlay/Tom Kim

12:30 p.m. Featured Groups Ludvig Åberg/Nick Hardy/Christiaan Bezuidenhout

Jason Day/Tony Finau/Brendon Todd

4 p.m. Featured Group Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas/Gary Woodland

Wyndham Clark/Rory McIlroy/ Max Homa

Featured Group Jordan Spieth/Patrick Cantlay/Tom Kim

Collin Morikawa/Matt Fitzpatrick/Scottie Scheffler

Featured Holes No. 10 | Par 4
No. 16 | Par 3
Friday,

February 16

10:15 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field

Featuring: Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas/Gary Woodland

10:45 a.m. Featured Groups Jason Day/Tony Finau/Brendon Todd

Sahith Theegala/Xander Schauffele/Tommy Fleetwood

11 a.m. Featured Holes Nos. 4, 14, 16 | Par 3

No. 16 | Par 4

12 noon Marquee Groups Collin Morikawa/Matt Fitzpatrick/Scottie Scheffler

Rory McIlroy/Wyndham Clark/Max Homa

4 p.m. Featured Group Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas/Gary Woodland
Featured Group Rory McIlroy/Wyndham Clark/Max Homa

Jordan Spieth/Patrick Cantlay/Tom Kim

Featured Holes No. 10 | Par 4
No. 16 | Par 3

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will follow a similar schedule Saturday and Sunday when pairings are announced.

The four feeds available on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ include:

  • Main Feed – The primary tournament coverage stream, showcasing the best action from across the course, with two dedicated booth announcers, a dedicated walking announcer and coverage drawn from all cameras at the event.
  • Marquee Group – Every shot from each player in the group, with two booth announcers and one walking announcer calling the action.
  • Featured Holes – Exclusive coverage of key par 3 holes and the course’s iconic, signature holes.
  • Featured Groups – Traditional PGA TOUR LIVE coverage following two concurrent featured groups, with two booth announcers and one walking announcer.

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