Genesis Open 2019: Top Earning Golf Players Of This Season!

Genesis Open 2019

The Genesis Open is a professional golf contest on the PGA Tour that is held in southern California. The tournament was first played in 1926 that is 93 years ago. Initially, it was named the Los Angeles Open. Then it was renamed ‘Northern Trust Open’ and ‘Nissan Open’. The tournament is played annually in February at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. This tournament is a concluding event of the Tour before the Tour moves east to Florida.

Since the year 1973, the tournament has been held at Riviera continuously. Hyundai Motor Group that is South Korea-based Company has taken over the sponsorship of the game from 2017. The initial sponsor of the Los Angeles Open was Entertainer Glen Campbell. Later the sponsorship was taken over by Nissan Motors. Before the Hyundai Motor Group, the sponsor of the tournament was Chicago-based Northern Trust Corporation.

The Genesis Open 2019 started on 14 February 2019 and ended on 17 February 2019. It took place at the Riviera Golf Course. It had a purse amount of US $7.4 million. The event ended on Sunday and J.B Holmes carried the trophy with him.  This week the weather was moderate in Southern California.

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In the game, Holmes was the player that tripped very less while on the other hand Justin Thomas and Adam Scott struggled on the greens down the stretch. In this match, Holmes earned $1.332 million. The amount was given through a check from the $7.4 million purses. It was the first-place reward.

Everyone who participated got a reward from the purse and here is the list of competitors those earned the prize money this week.






Win: J.B. Holmes-14$1,332,000
T-2:Justin Thomas-13$799,200
T-3:Si Woo Kim-12 $503,200
T-4:Marc Leishman-11$325,600
T-4:Rory McIlroy-11 $325,600
T-6:Charles Howell III-9 $266,400
T-7:Michael Thompson-8 $238,650
T-7:Adam Scott-8$238,650
T-9:Hideki Matsuyama-7 $177,600
T-9:Carlos Ortiz-7$177,600
T-9:Dustin Johnson-7$177,600
T-9:Kelly Kraft-7$177,600
T-9:Jon Rahm-7$177,600
T-9:Vaughn Taylor-7$177,600
T-15:Patrick Cantlay-6$100,788
T-15:Tiger Woods-6$100,788
T-15:Jonas Blixt-6$100,788
T-15:Bryson DeChambeau-6$100,788
T-15:Luke List-6$100,788
T-15:Beau Hossler-6$100,788
T-15:Bubba Watson-6$100,788
T-15:Xander Schauffele-6$100,788
T-15:Patrick Rodgers-6$100,788
T-15:Tony Finau-6$100,788
T-25: Rafa Cabrera Bello-5$60,433.34
T-25:Kyoung-Hoon Lee-5$60,433.33
T-25:Paul Casey-5$60,433.34
T-28:Dylan Frittelli-4$57,720
T-28:Ryan Moore-4$57,720
T-28:Matt Kuchar-4$57,720
T-28:Tommy Fleetwood-4$57,720
T-28:J.T. Poston-4$57,720
T-33:Kevin Na-3$40,885
T-33:Nick Taylor-3$40,885
T-33:Kyle Jones-3$40,885
T-33:Danny Willett-3$40,885
T-37:Tom Lovelady-2$31,820
T-37:Hank Lebioda-2$31,820
T-37:Andrew Putnam-2$31,820
T-37:Chez Reavie-2$31,820
T-37:Sam Saunders-2$31,820
T-37:Julián Etulain-2$31,820
T-37:Tony Finau-2$31,820
T-44:Abraham Ancer-1$22,999.20
T-44:Russell Henley-1$22,999.20
T-44:Peter Malnati-1$22,999.20
T-44:Joaquin Niemann-1$22,999.20
T-44:C.T. Pan-1$22,999.20
T-49:Aaron BaddeleyE$18,944.00
T-49:Cameron SmithE$18,944.00
T-51:Keegan Bradley+1$17,523.20
T-51:Alex Cejka+1$17,523.20
T-51:Bill Haas+1$17,523.20
T-51:Brian Harman+1$17,523.20
T-51:Jordan Spieth+1$17,523.20
T-56:Ernie Els+2$16,650
T-56:Freddie Jacobson+2$16,650
T-56:Pat Perez+2$16,650
T-56:Sam Ryder+2$16,650
T-60:Brian Gay+3$16,058
T-60:Martin Kaymer+3$16,058
T-60:Brian Stuard+3$16,058
T-60:Peter Uihlein+3$16,058
T-64:Robert Garrigus+5$15,318
T-64:Kramer Hickok+5$15,318
T-64:Sung Kang+5$15,318
T-64:Ted Potter, Jr.+5$15,318
T-64:Seamus Power+5$15,318
T-64:Shawn Stefani+5$15,318
T-70:Stephan Jaeger+6$14,652
T-70:Tae Hee Lee+6$14,652
T-70:Davis Love III+6$14,652
T-73:Richard H. Lee+7$14,356
T-74:Jimmy Walker+8$14,208
T-75:Adam Hadwin+10$14,060
T-76:Cody Gribble+12$13,912


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