How to watch the Genesis Invitational: stream the golf tournament online

Tiger Woods playing at the Genesis Invitational in 2022
Tiger Woods (Image credit: Getty Images)

Golf fans around the world are preparing for The Genesis Invitational, taking place between February 16 and 19. This PGA Tour event is set to feature legendary golfer Tiger Woods as well as many other top players.

This is Woods' first tournament in seven months, as he looks to compete with current top players like Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler.

The Genesis Invitational takes place at Riviera Country Club, just outside Los Angeles. Since 1926 it's been hosted in 11 different clubs and gone through many different names too, most popularly the Los Angeles Open.

The tournament has a purse of $20 million, the biggest so far this year, making the tournament a big draw to all the best golfers around.

Here's everything you need to know on how to watch the Genesis Invitational online from around the world, so you won't miss a drive or putt wherever you are.

How to watch The Genesis Invitational in the US

You're spoiled for choice when it comes to watching The Genesis Invitational, whether you want to do so on TV or using an app.

ESPN Plus ($9.99 per month) is hosting exclusive coverage while Peacock ($4.99 per month) is hosting The Golf Channel coverage and Paramount Plus ($4.99 per month) offers CBS broadcasts.

For cable (or live TV streaming service) options, you've again got plenty of choices. Round 1 and round 2 coverage airs on The Golf Channel.  For round 3 and round 4 over the weekend, early morning coverage is on The Golf Channel but it jumps to CBS in the afternoon (there's a full schedule here (opens in new tab)).

Many live TV streaming services offer both of these channels. YouTube TV ($64.99 per month), Hulu with Live TV ($69.99 per month) and FuboTV ($74.99 per month) carry both channels.

How to watch The Genesis Invitational in the UK

To watch The Genesis Invitational in the UK, you need one subscription service: Sky Sports.

The channel Sky Sports Golf is showing lots of PGA Tour coverage, interspersed with highlights of other PGA Tour events.

The Sky Sports package costs £27 per month if you already have a £29-per-month Sky TV subscription (those prices drop to £25 and £26 if you opt for an 18-month rolling contract). You can see bundles here (opens in new tab), but we should point out that right now there's a Sky TV free one-month trial rolling, which could help cut the cost somewhat.

What you need to know

Where does The Genesis Invitational take place?

The Genesis Invitational takes place at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on the outskirts of Los Angeles. The tournament used to be called the Los Angeles Open.

Who's playing in The Genesis Invitational?

The big-name draw to The Genesis Invitational is Tiger Woods, who's returning to PGA Tour tournament golf after seven months, though he did compete in 2022's The Match and the special PNC Championship.

Competing against him are many of the world's top players: Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Justin Thomas, Will Zalatoris, Collin Morikawa and Matt Fitzpatrick are all committed to the Genesis Invitational.

That's eight of the top 10 players in the world right now (missing  No. 4 Cameron Smith, who has left to play LIV Golf instead).

Tom Bedford
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Tom is the streaming and ecommerce writer at What to Watch, covering streaming services in the US and UK. His goal is to help you navigate the busy and confusing online video market, to help you find the TV, movies and sports that you're looking for without having to spend too much money.