Genesis Open spectator information

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Prior to heading to The Riviera Country Club for the 2017 Genesis Open, fans are encouraged to stay up to date on all important spectator information to make their experience more enjoyable on course. For the latest information on parking, gate times, ticket offers and fan information, please visit for regular updates.

Gate Times

Monday, Feb. 13
Collegiate Showcase Monday Pro-Am
Gates open: 8 a.m. PT
First tee time: Approx. 8:30 a.m. P.T.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Professional Practice Rounds
Course closed to public
Wednesday, Feb. 15
Genesis Open Official Pro-Am
Gates open: 6 a.m. PT
First tee time: Approx. 6:40 a.m. P.T.
Thursday, Feb. 16
First round of competition
Gates open: 6 a.m. PT
First tee time: Approx. 6:40 a.m. PT
Live TV: Golf Channel 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. PT
Friday, Feb. 17
Second round of competition
Gates open: 6 a.m. PT
First tee time: Approx. 6:40 a.m. PT
Live TV: Golf Channel 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. PT
Saturday, Feb. 18
Third round of competition
Gates open: 7:30 a.m. PT
First tee time: Approx. 8 a.m. PT
Live TV: Golf Channel 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT 
Live TV: CBS 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. PT
Sunday, Feb. 19
Final round of competition
Gates open: 7:30 a.m. PT
First tee time: Approx. 8 a.m. PT
Live TV: Golf Channel 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. P.T.

Parking and Transportation

Guests attending the Genesis Open have a number of convenient options for getting to and from the tournament. For detailed information on parking and transportation options for the 2017 Genesis Open, please visit

MONDAY PARKING: For guests attending the Genesis Open on Monday, February 13, parking will be located at Paul Revere Charter Middle School (13103 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049) with the Main Entrance a short walk away on Longworth Dr.

WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY: Public parking for the Genesis Open on Wednesday – Sunday, February 15-19, will be located in downtown Santa Monica parking structures S1 through S8. Parking structures S1 through S8 are open 24 hours a day and regular parking rates and rules apply. After parking, guests are encouraged to ride the complimentary tournament shuttle.

Tournament Shuttles: From Wednesday – Sunday, February 15-19, the Genesis Open will provide complimentary shuttle services for guests attending the tournament who parked in Downtown Santa Monica. The shuttle pick-up and drop-off location in Santa Monica will be located on Wilshire Blvd. between 2nd St. and 3rd St., and will drop guests off at the Main Entrance of the tournament. Complimentary shuttles will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday – Friday, and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Uber: An official transportation partner and the preferred rideshare provider of the Genesis Open. Guests who ride Uber to the Genesis Open will have a convenient walk-up entrance from the tournament’s designated Uber drop-off and pick-up location at Paul Revere Charter Middle School (1450 Allenford Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90049). New riders to Uber are eligible to receive a free first ride (up to $15) by entering code GENESIS17.

Metro: An official transportation partner of the Genesis Open. Guests who ride the Metro Expo Line should exit at the Downtown Santa Monica station and walk to the tournament shuttle pick-up and drop-off location on Wilshire Blvd. between 2nd St. and 3rd St. This walk is approximately half a mile (10-15 minutes). Go Metro and plan your trip at

Box office and will call

The box office and will call is located at the tournament’s Main Entrance and will be open at the regularly scheduled gate times. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance online and select the print-at-home delivery option.

Youth and student admission policy

For golf fans 15 years and under, complimentary youth tickets can be picked up at the Genesis Open box office, located at the Main Entrance, when accompanied with a ticketed adult. Discounted Clubhouse youth tickets also can be purchased at the box office. For high school and college students, discounted student tickets are available for purchase at the box office with a valid high school or college ID.

Veteran ticket discount

Military veterans are eligible to purchase grounds tickets to the Genesis Open at a 25-percent discount. Discounted veteran tickets can be purchased in advance online at or at the box office with appropriate ID.

Complimentary military admission & Military Pavilion

All active, retired, reserve and National Guard military members are eligible to receive complimentary grounds tickets. Complimentary military tickets can be redeemed online in advance at or at the box office with an appropriate military ID. Complimentary military tickets provide access to the Military Pavilion located on 14 tee. The Military Pavilion, open Wednesday-Sunday, is a climate-controlled venue with complimentary food and beverage provided throughout the day.

Prohibited Items

All guests may be subject to inspection prior to entering the tournament. The following items are not permitted on tournament grounds:

  • Backpacks/large purses
  • Beverage containers and coolers
  • Large camera bags and cameras (Monday & Wednesday permitted)
  • Chairs in bags and folding-arm chairs (higher than 18 inches or wider than 20 inches)
  • Ladders
  • Packages
  • Pets/animals
  • Periscopes
  • Picnic baskets
  • Radios and televisions
  • Signs/banners
  • Video cameras/recorders
  • Weapons and firearms

For a detailed list of what is permitted, please visit

Tickets to the 2017 Genesis Open, starting at just under $20, are on sale now at

About the Genesis Open

The Genesis Open, L.A.’s PGA TOUR event, is bringing the next chapter in championship golf to The Riviera Country Club February 13 – 19, 2017. One of the most historic and longest-running events on the PGA TOUR, the tournament celebrated its 90th playing in 2016 as Bubba Watson won the event for the second time. With the TGR Live serving as event management company for the Genesis Open, the Tiger Woods Foundation is the primary benefiting charity with proceeds from the event supporting the foundation’s college-access programs in Southern California. The tournament is title-sponsored by Genesis, a global luxury car brand that delivers ‘human-centered’ luxury and the highest standards of performance, design and innovation in its vehicles. For more information, visit and follow the tournament on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @GenesisOpen.

About TGR Live

For 20 years, TGR Live has exclusively organized and managed fundraising events supporting the Tiger Woods Foundation.  It focuses solely on creating amazing experiences for the foundation’s clients at world-class events like the PGA TOUR’s Quicken Loans National, Genesis Open, and Hero World Challenge as well as Tiger Jam and the Tiger Woods Invitational presented by USLI. TGR Live provides a variety of services to the foundation, including hospitality management, public relations and marketing, tournament operations, and sponsor sales. While many TGR Live events are televised, TGR Live does not provide TV or video production. For more information, visit

About Tiger Woods Foundation

We have humble beginnings and a simple, universal vision: we give students in need the right resources to ensure lifelong success in school, their communities and the working world. We don’t allow our students to exist with the labels or restrictions or stigmas. Instead, we empower them to exceed any and all expectations. The TGR Learning Lab unleashes the full capacity of students, preparing them for today’s jobs and the ones that don’t exist yet. Serving students in grades 5-12 in Anaheim, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Stuart, FL, our unique culture fosters development of the whole person while providing critical STEM skills and college prep. With one of the highest graduation rate in the US, the Earl Woods Scholar Program currently has 149 students attending universities nationwide. To celebrate our 20th year, we’re embarking on an ambitious expansion plan, bringing our unique philosophy and educational curriculum to millions of teachers and students around the world. Find more information at or follow us at @TWFoundation.

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UPDATE Friday, Feb. 17: Inclement weather has suspended the second round of the open after fog suspended the first round on Thursday. When pay resumes will have to wait at least 24 hours as the storm is predicted to be in the area until 3 p.m. PT Saturday. The weather is predicted torange from “terrible” to “life-threatening.” Residents should be prepared for high winds and the possibility of flash flooding.

Although there should be a break in the weather for Sunday, more rain is expected for Monday.

Temperatures will remain in the low 60’s.