The green surrounds and putting surfaces at Riviera are known for confounding tour pros each year at the Genesis Invitational. Perhaps nobody has quite suffered the fate of Ryan Palmer and his adventure in a greenside bunker at Riviera Country Club on Saturday.
Tony Finau couldn't hang onto a two-shot lead with two holes to play at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Sunday. But at least his latest close call has led to a fantastic song parody by one golf fan.
Last year at the Saudi International, the bunkers at Royal Greens G&CC caused Sergio Garcia, one Spain's all-time greats, to lose his damn mind. This year, another Spaniard, Adri Arnaus, ran into some serious trouble in a bunker as well, though he somehow managed to keep his cool.
From golf balls to golf shoes to golf clubs, PGA Tour pros at this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open have paid tribute to Kobe Bryant. But no one did it in a more electrifying way than Tony Finau on Friday.