Bill Haas

Adam Scott hopes playing at Riviera gets his season off to a strong start again

Adam Scott hopes playing at Riviera gets his season off to a strong start again

Adam Scott is making his first start of the year on the PGA Tour and is hoping he can use the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club as a springboard just the way he did a year ago. And he’s hoping he can carry that through the rest of the season this time.  

Scott, the seventh-ranked player in the world, shot four rounds in the 60s at Riviera in 2016, finishing tied for second, a shot behind Bubba Watson.  

The next two weeks in Florida, he won the Honda Classic and WGC Cadillac Championship.   

“My game just rounded into nice shape over the weekend here,” he said Wednesday, referring to a pair of...

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