Just in case you were still wound up on the fatal Vijay Singh collapse, the
The tourney is featuring 19 major championship winners including the likes of David Duval and Corey Pavin! Reading that sentence must be why I think Tivo needs to make a feature where you can text message your recording requests in so you never miss a minute of such action.
Nonetheless, Adam Scott is making his 2008 debut on the PGA Tour as is Sergio, so at least you can watch foreign guys that have more money than you play golf (you know, in case you haven't been to Vegas this week).
Some "interesting" tidbits about the
Since Ernie Els won at Riviera in 1999, only one player has hoisted the trophy with more than five career PGA victories. The winners - Kirk Triplett (3 wins), Robert Allenby (4), Len Mattiace (2), Mike Weir, back to back (8), Adam Scott (5), Rory Sabbatini (4) and Charles Howell III (2).
Of that list, I'd say Scott is the scariest, since he won his debut European PGA event this year and seems to enjoy playing Riviera.
One side note - isn't it weird that a company like Nissan can sponsor the event since 1987, and the one year they don't pick up the rights all tournaments previous are considered a "Northern Trust Open" event? Nissan has thrown more money at this tourney than Gatorade is paying Tiger, so they decide not to sponsor it and everyone acts like it never happened? Business confuses me.