Is Tiger Woods playing at Genesis Invitational 2024? Current status explored

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Tiger Woods is committed to compete at the 2024 Genesis Invitational Open this week. The tournament is a Signature PGA Tour event, which is hosted by the ace golfer.

It will take place from February 15 to 18 at the Riviera Golf Course. The tournament has a purse of $20 million, with the winner receiving a check of $4 million. It will feature a stellar field of 71 golfers, who will compete in four rounds in a stroke-play format game.

It's interesting to note that Tiger Woods began the previous year at the Genesis Invitational Open, and he will repeat the feat in 2024. Woods tied for 45th place in the tournament in 2023.

It is important to note that Woods has scheduled a press conference to reveal the details of his upcoming new chapter in life before to the commencement of the 2024 Genesis Invitational Open.

The renowned golfer is supposedly going to reveal his new clothing brand during the conference, which is already creating headlines. The conference is slated to take place on Monday, February 12.

Who will play at the 2024 Genesis Invitational Open?

Tiger Woods will be joined by a star-packed field at the 2024 Genesis Invitational Open. This week's PGA Tour event field includes 41 of the top 50 golfers in the Official World Golf Rankings. All the current top 10 golfers in the OWGR, except Jon Rahm, will play at the Signature event.

The defending Champion Jon Rahm will not return to compete in the tournament following his controversial move to the LIV Golf. This week's field features the current World No. 1 Scottie scheduler and World No. 2 Rory McIlroy, along with Viktor Hovland, Collin Morikawa, Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth, and Justin Thomas.

Rising star, Ludvig Aberg, who missed last week's WM Phoenix Open, will play this week along with Nick Dunlap.

Here is the field of the 2024 Genesis Invitational Open:

  • Ludvig Åberg
  • Byeong Hun An
  • Christiaan Bezuidenhout
  • Keegan Bradley
  • Sam Burns
  • Patrick Cantlay
  • Wyndham Clark
  • Eric Cole
  • Corey Conners
  • Cam Davis
  • Jason Day
  • Nick Dunlap
  • Harris English
  • Tony Finau
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Lucas Glover
  • Ben Griffin
  • Emiliano Grillo
  • Adam Hadwin
  • Nick Hardy
  • Brian Harman
  • Russell Henley
  • Lee Hodges
  • Tom Hoge
  • Nicolai Højgaard
  • Max Homa
  • Beau Hossler
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Mackenzie Hughes
  • Sungjae Im
  • Stephan Jaeger
  • Chase Johnson
  • Si Woo Kim
  • Tom Kim
  • Chris Kirk
  • Kurt Kitayama
  • Jake Knapp
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Luke List
  • Hideki Matsuyama
  • Denny McCarthy
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Taylor Montgomery
  • Taylor Moore
  • Collin Morikawa
  • Grayson Murray
  • J.T. Poston
  • Seamus Power
  • Andrew Putnam
  • Patrick Rodgers
  • Sam Ryder
  • Xander Schauffele
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Adam Schenk
  • Adam Scott
  • Alex Smalley
  • J.J. Spaun
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Sepp Straka
  • Adam Svensson
  • Nick Taylor
  • Sahith Theegala
  • Justin Thomas
  • Brendon Todd
  • Gary Woodland
  • Tiger Woods
  • Cameron Young
  • Kevin Yu
  • Will Zalatoris

It is important to note that, unlike the last two SIignature Events, the Genesis Invitational Open has a cut line after 36 holes. The first two signature events, The Sentry and The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, were the no-cut events.

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Edited by Samya Majumdar