The PGA Tour continues the California Swing with its annual trip to Torrey Pines for the Farmers Insurance Open.
The North and South Courses (the South Course will host the 2021 U.S. Open in June) will field 156 players for one of the marquee events on the Tour's calendar. The group is headlined by Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Xander Schauffele, and Brooks Koepka.
When: Jan. 28-31
Where: La Jolla, California
|Thurs. Jan 28||Golf Channel||3-7 p.m.|
|Fri. Jan. 29||Golf Channel||3-7 p.m.|
|Sat. Jan. 30||Golf Channel||1-3 p.m.|
|Sun. Jan. 31||Golf Channel||1-3 p.m.|
Australia's Marc Leishman came from behind last year with a final-round 65 to steal the title away from Rahm. Leishman hit less than 50% of his fairways at the tough Torrey Pines setup but rode an incredibly hot putter.
The last few events at Torrey Pines have provided some thrilling finishes, including a Monday morning playoff in 2018 in which Jason Day came out on top. It was also the site of Rahm's first PGA Tour victory in 2017 when he drained a 60-foot eagle putt on the 18th to secure the win.
2020: Marc Leishman (-15) over Jon Rahm
2019: Justin Rose (-21) over Adam Scott
2018: Jason Day (-10) in a playoff over Alex Noren, Ryan Palmer
2017: Jon Rahm (-13) over Charles Howell, C.T. Pan
2016: Brandt Snedeker (-6) over K.J. Choi
2015: Jason Day (-9) over three players
2014: Scott Stallings (-9) over four players
2013: Tiger Woods (-14) over Brandt Snedeker, Josh Teater
McIlroy will make his 2021 debut on the PGA Tour this week after playing in the European Tour's season opener in Abu Dhabi. Rahm is in action after he pulled out of last week's event prior to teeing off because he tweaked something while working out at home.
Group: Xander Schauffele, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth
Thursday - 12:30 p.m. (NC)
Friday - 1:30 p.m. (SC)
Group: Patrick Reed, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson
Thursday - 12:40 p.m. (NC)
Friday - 1:40 p.m. (SC)
Group: Jon Rahm, Marc Leishman, Jason Day
Thursday - 1:30 p.m. (SC)
Friday - 12:30 p.m. (NC)
Group: Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Matthew Wolff
Thursday - 11:40 p.m. (SC)
Friday - 12:40 p.m. (NC)
The full list of groups and tee times can be found here.
The event will be played on both courses at the Torrey Pines property. The South Course - playing as a par 72 at 7,765 yards - will be used three times, and the North Course - a 7,258-yard par 72 - will be played by each golfer in only one of the two opening rounds.
Both setups tend to reward length over accuracy off the tee and place an emphasis on the short game due to Torrey's small and well-guarded greens.
Jon Rahm +800
Rory McIlroy +1100
Xander Schauffele +1100
Tony Finau +1700
Harris English +2000
Hideki Matsuyama +2200
Patrick Reed +2200
Viktor Hovland +2600
Jason Day +3200
Billy Horschel +3500
Brooks Koepka +3500
Matthew Wolff +3500
Scottie Scheffler +3500
Si Woo Kim +3500
Sungjae Im +3500
Marc Leishman +4000
Adam Scott +4500
Bubba Watson +4500
Ryan Palmer +4500
(Odds source: theScore Bet)