Top 5 Golfers to Watch at the 2024 Genesis Invitational

Top 5 Golfers to Watch at the 2024 Genesis Invitational

The Genesis Invitational 2024 is expected to begin on February 15 and conclude on Sunday, February 18. This week, 71 golfers are vying for the winner’s share of the $20 million reward.

This week, Tiger Woods will make a comeback to professional golf tournaments. He will be playing against a very strong field that includes, among others, 2023 FedEx Cup winner Viktor Hovland and current World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler.

Here is a list of the top 5 golfers to watch at the 2024 Genesis Invitational.

1. Tiger Woods

15 times This week at The Genesis Invitational 2024, major champion Tiger Woods will return to professional competition. He has been out of the game since December, when he played in the 2023 PNC Championship.

In addition to serving as the tournament host, Woods is a competitor. His performance at the PGA Tour tournament has fans excited.

2. Rory McIlroy

Fans had high hopes for Rory McIlroy after starting the new year off well with a win at the Dubai Desert Classic. However, he struggled with his game at the 2024 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He finished tied for 66th place. He hopes to bounce back and do well at the 2024 Genesis Invitational.

3. Viktor Hovland

Viktor Hovland has only competed in representative events this season and has achieved good, if not very impressive, results. He tied for 22nd at The Sentry 2024 and finished T58th at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

The Norwegian was scheduled to compete in last week’s WM Phoenix Open, but withdrew from the competition before it started. He is also one of the golfers to watch this week.

4. Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler, currently ranked No. 1 in the world, will also compete in the 2024 Genesis Invitational. He has competed in four events so far this season and has three top-10 finishes. The American golfer has been in great form over the past two seasons and his fans have high expectations for him in this week’s tournament.

5 Nick Dunlap

Nick Dunlap, who won the 2024 American Express and became the first amateur golfer to win on the PGA Tour in 33 years, will also tee off at the Genesis Invitational.

Dunlap won the American Express as an amateur last month and immediately turned pro. He made his professional debut at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but struggled with his game and finished last on the leaderboard.

Fans have high expectations for him as he enters the Genesis Invitational, his second PGA Tour event as a professional.

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