Genesis Open - R2

Justin Thomas & Adam Scott tied for the lead as play halted

February 14-17
Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California
$7,400,000

Round 1, Round 1 reset, Round 3, Round 4


Australia’s Adam Scott and American Justin Thomas topped the leaderboard at 10-under par on Friday when darkness halted play in the second round of the weather-disrupted Genesis Open.


Scott and Thomas both posted five-under par 66s on Friday, and each was five-under for the second round when darkness fell on another rainy day at Riviera Country Club, where organizers were scrambling to get the tournament back on track for a Sunday finish after a seven-hour weather delay on Thursday.

Tournament host Tiger Woods made little headway on the marathon day, struggling with the putter in a one-under first round and still one-under, tied for 55th, through 12 holes of the second.

“It was a tough day,” Woods said. “I’m stiff right now. It got pretty chilly towards the end, the ball wasn’t going very far.”

Woods strung together four birdies in a row in the middle of his first round, but his troubles on the greens kept him from building any momentum.

“I putted awful today,” said Woods, whose 44-foot eagle putt at his 10th hole in the second round was an anomaly on a day when he hit 17 of 18 greens in regulation in the first round but had four three-putt bogeys.

No sooner had the eagle enlivened his round than he had two straight bogeys before play ended.

“I didn’t hit it that bad, felt like I controlled it well enough and just a terrible day on the greens,” he said.

Despite the long day in tough conditions, Woods noted that plenty of players — more than 70 — were under par.

“You have to go get it, and JT did it and I just wasn’t able to do it,” Woods said, lauding playing partner Thomas.

“He made tough conditions look easy,” Woods said.

Thomas totalled 14 birdies in his day’s 30 holes — seven in the first round and seven through 12 holes in the second.

“I’m just proud of myself the way I fought out there today,” he said.

Thomas and Scott were one stroke clear of J.B. Holmes, who led after a first-round 63 highlighted by a hole in one at the par-three sixth.


“It was awesome to see that,” Holmes said of the ace, which landed past the hole and spun back some 20 feet. “I wanted to get it past the hole because I knew how much they were coming back. Hit it exactly how I wanted it and it went in.”

At nine-under with nine to play, Holmes was two strokes in front of Luke List, who was seven under with three to play, and American Jordan Spieth — who was seven-under and due to tee off in the second round on Saturday along with half the field.

Spieth added two more birdies to a bogey-free 64 as he played the last six holes of his first round on Friday morning before having the afternoon off.

Scott, no stranger to disruptive weather at Riviera where he won the title in a 2005 edition shortened to 36 holes, said maintaining momentum amid the starts and stops was tricky.

He played 25 holes without a bogey before dropping a shot at his eighth hole of the second round — the 17th, but fired back-to-back birdies before play was halted.

“I just got the momentum going and I kept it going,” Scott said. “I wasn’t really in much trouble, but I up-and-downed it when I had to.”


Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
Hole
To Par
R1
R2
Total
T1
Justin Thomas
USA
-10
12
-5
66
66
T1
Adam Scott
AUS
-10
11
-5
66
66
3
J. B. Holmes
USA
-9
9
-1
63
63
T4
Luke List
USA
-7
15
-7
71
71
T4
Jordan Spieth
USA
-7
Par
64
64
6
Keegan Bradley
USA
-6
13
-1
66
66
T7
Jon Rahm
ESP
-5
13
-1
67
67
T7
Scott Langley
USA
-5
10
-3
69
69
T7
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
-5
10
-2
68
68
T7
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-5
10
-1
67
67
T7
Kramer Hickok
USA
-5
Par
66
66
T7
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-5
Par
66
66
T7
Tony Finau
USA
-5
Par
66
66
T14
Beau Hossler
USA
-4
14
-1
68
68
T14
Brian Stuard
USA
-4
14
-2
69
69
T14
Bryson DeChambeau
USA
-4
13
-3
70
70
T14
Ted Potter Jr.
USA
-4
11
-3
70
70
T14
Davis Love III
USA
-4
10
-2
69
69
T14
Jim Furyk
USA
-4
10
Par
67
67
T14
Bill Haas
USA
-4
Par
67
67
T14
J. T. Poston
USA
-4
Par
67
67
T14
Jimmy Walker
USA
-4
Par
67
67
T23
Ryan Moore
USA
-3
16
Par
68
68
T23
Rory McIlroy
NIR
-3
12
-4
72
72
T23
Kevin Na
USA
-3
10
-2
70
70
T23
Patrick Cantlay
USA
-3
10
Par
68
68
T23
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
-3
8
-1
69
69
T23
Sam Ryder
USA
-3
8
-1
69
69
T23
Adam Hadwin
CAN
-3
Par
68
68
T23
John Huh
USA
-3
Par
68
68
T23
Kyle Jones
USA
-3
Par
68
68
T23
Rafael Cabrera Bello
ESP
-3
Par
68
68
T23
Taehee Lee
KOR
-3
Par
68
68
T34
Harris English
USA
-2
14
-2
71
71
T34
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
THA
-2
14
-1
70
70
T34
Matt Kuchar
USA
-2
13
1
68
68
T34
Cody Gribble
USA
-2
12
-2
71
71
T34
Jonas Blixt
SWE
-2
11
-2
71
71
T34
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
-2
10
1
68
68
T34
Abraham Ancer
USA
-2
9
Par
69
69
T34
Bronson Burgoon
USA
-2
9
1
68
68
T34
Cheng Tsung Pan
TPE
-2
9
Par
69
69
T34
Carlos Ortiz
MEX
-2
8
2
67
67
T34
Brian Harman
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Charles Howell III
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Jason Kokrak
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Kelly Kraft
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Marc Leishman
AUS
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Michael Thompson
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Pat Perez
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Peter Uihlein
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Robert Garrigus
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Russell Henley
USA
-2
Par
69
69
T34
Sung-Hoon Kang
KOR
-2
Par
69
69
T55
Peter Malnati
USA
-1
16
-2
72
72
T55
Seamus Power
IRL
-1
15
Par
70
70
T55
Tiger Woods
USA
-1
12
Par
70
70
T55
Aaron Wise
USA
-1
11
-1
71
71
T55
Jhonattan Vegas
VEN
-1
11
Par
70
70
T55
Scott Brown
USA
-1
9
Par
70
70
T55
Max Homa
USA
-1
7
1
69
69
T55
Adam Long
USA
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Alex Cejka
GER
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Bubba Watson
USA
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Fredrik Jacobson
SWE
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Kevin Tway
USA
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Nick Taylor
CAN
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Paul Casey
ENG
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Scott Stallings
USA
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Tommy Fleetwood
ENG
-1
Par
70
70
T55
Tyler Duncan
USA
-1
Par
70
70
T72
Ernie Els
RSA
Par
14
Par
71
71
T72
John Senden
AUS
Par
14
Par
71
71
T72
Robert Streb
USA
Par
14
-1
72
72
T72
Sergio Garcia
ESP
Par
13
-4
75
75
T72
Grayson Murray
USA
Par
11
1
70
70
T72
Jason Dufner
USA
Par
10
1
70
70
T72
Richard Lee
NZL
Par
8
1
70
70
T72
Branden Grace
RSA
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Brian Gay
USA
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Chase Wright
USA
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Danny Willett
ENG
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Hideki Matsuyama
JPN
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Hudson Swafford
USA
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Joaquin Niemann
CHI
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Martin Kaymer
GER
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Morgan Hoffmann
USA
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Ryan Blaum
USA
Par
Par
71
71
T72
Vijay Singh
FIJ
Par
Par
71
71
T90
Shawn Stefani
USA
1
16
Par
72
72
T90
Sang-Moon Bae
KOR
1
13
Par
72
72
T90
Chris Stroud
USA
1
11
3
69
69
T90
Michael Kim
KOR
1
11
1
71
71
T90
Andrew Landry
USA
1
10
1
71
71
T90
J. J. Spaun
USA
1
9
4
68
68
T90
Adam Schenk
USA
1
8
1
71
71
T90
Stephan Jaeger
GER
1
8
1
71
71
T90
Lukas Euler
GER
1
7
Par
72
72
T90
Seth Reeves
USA
1
7
1
71
71
T90
Andrew Putnam
USA
1
Par
72
72
T90
Brendan Steele
USA
1
Par
72
72
T90
Cameron Davis
AUS
1
Par
72
72
T90
Cameron Smith
AUS
1
Par
72
72
T90
Joel Dahmen
USA
1
Par
72
72
T90
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
KOR
1
Par
72
72
T90
Phil Mickelson
USA
1
Par
72
72
T90
Ryan Armour
USA
1
Par
72
72
T108
Danny Lee
NZL
2
17
1
72
72
T108
Sam Saunders
USA
2
15
3
70
70
T108
Chez Reavie
USA
2
12
4
69
69
T108
Kyle Stanley
USA
2
12
2
71
71
T108
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
2
11
1
72
72
T108
Satoshi Kodaira
JPN
2
10
-1
74
74
T108
Jim Knous
USA
2
7
3
70
70
T108
Julian Etulain
ARG
2
7
Par
73
73
T108
Anders Albertson
USA
2
Par
73
73
T108
Bud Cauley
USA
2
Par
73
73
T108
Cameron Champ
USA
2
Par
73
73
T108
Dustin Johnson
USA
2
Par
73
73
T108
Hunter Mahan
USA
2
Par
73
73
T108
Keith Mitchell
USA
2
Par
73
73
T108
Rod Pampling
AUS
2
Par
73
73
T123
Tyrrell Hatton
ENG
3
17
4
70
70
T123
Fred Couples
USA
3
11
1
73
73
T123
D. A. Points
USA
3
Par
74
74
T123
Michael Block
USA
3
Par
74
74
T123
Ollie Schniederjans
USA
3
Par
74
74
T123
Tom Hoge
USA
3
Par
74
74
T123
Xander Schauffele
USA
3
Par
74
74
T130
Meen-Whee Kim
KOR
4
17
6
69
69
T130
Kevin Streelman
USA
4
9
6
69
69
T130
Curtis Luck
AUS
4
7
3
72
72
T130
Denny McCarthy
USA
4
Par
75
75
T130
Harold Varner III
USA
4
Par
75
75
T130
K. J. Choi
KOR
4
Par
75
75
T130
Louis Oosthuizen
RSA
4
Par
75
75
T130
Martin Laird
SCO
4
Par
75
75
T139
Tim O’Neal
USA
5
8
Par
76
76
T139
Sung-Jae Im
KOR
5
Par
76
76
140
Sam Burns
USA
6
9
Par
77
77
T141
Brandon Harkins
USA
6
Par
77
77
T141
Charley Hoffman
USA
6
Par
77
77
143
Anirban Lahiri
IND
7
15
2
76
76
144
Charl Schwartzel
RSA
8
14
5
74
74
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