Adam Scott

Woods back at Riviera, a course that never treated him well

Even when Tiger Woods hardly ever lost, he never could win at Riviera.

Woods resumes his comeback from a fourth back surgery at the Genesis Open, marking his return to the course where he made his PGA Tour debut as a 16-year-old amateur, and the course where he walked away in the middle of the tournament and never returned.

He has played Riviera eight times as a pro, the most of any PGA Tour course where he hasn't won.

"I love the golf course. I love the layout. It fits my eye," Woods said. "And I play awful. It's very simple. It's just one of those weird things. A lot of the holes, you hit nice, soft cuts. And I used to love to hit nice, soft cuts. And...

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