PGA Tour
$6,600,000 Northern Trust Open Field
Riviera Country Club
Par 71 - 7349 Yards
Pacific Palisades, California
Feb 16 - Feb 19, 2012
 
Blake Adams
Robert Allenby
Stuart Appleby
Aaron Baddeley *
Briny Baird
Ricky Barnes
Cameron Beckman
Matt Bettencourt
Tommy Biershenk
Kris Blanks
Jonas Blixt
Jason Bohn
Keegan Bradley
Michael Bradley
Jonathan Byrd
Angel Cabrera
Chad Campbell
Patrick Cantlay
Bud Cauley
Greg Chalmers
Kevin Chappell
K.J. Choi
Stewart Cink
Tim Clark
Chad Collins
Erik Compton
Fred Couples
Brian Davis
Jason Day
Brendon de Jonge
Graham DeLaet
Chris DiMarco
Luke Donald
James Driscoll
Jason Dufner
Ken Duke
Ernie Els
Bob Estes
Rickie Fowler
Harrison Frazar
Jim Furyk
Tommy Gainey
Stephen Gangluff
Sergio Garcia
Tom Gardner
Robert Garrigus
Bobby Gates
Tom Gillis
Mathew Goggin
Retief Goosen
Jason Gore
Paul Goydos
Austin Graham
Bill Haas
Hunter Haas
Padraig Harrington
David Hearn
J.J. Henry
Charley Hoffman
J.B. Holmes
Charles Howell III
Billy Hurley III
Yuta Ikeda
Ryuji Imada
Trevor Immelman
Ryo Ishikawa
Justin Itzen
Freddie Jacobson
Brandt Jobe
Dustin Johnson
Zach Johnson
Erick Justesen
Sung Kang
J.J. Killeen
Anthony Kim
Kyung-Tae Kim
Chris Kirk
Jason Kokrak
Matt Kuchar
Martin Laird
Derek Lamely
Danny Lee
Marc Leishman
Justin Leonard
Spencer Levin
Jamie Lovemark
Bill Lunde
Jarrod Lyle
Jeff Maggert
Hunter Mahan
John Mallinger
David Mathis
Troy Matteson
Billy Mayfair
George McNeill
Rocco Mediate
John Merrick
Phil Mickelson
Bryce Molder
Ryan Moore
Kevin Na
Joe Ogilvie
Geoff Ogilvy
Jeff Overton
Greg Owen
Ryan Palmer
Pat Perez
Tom Pernice, Jr.
Carl Pettersson
Scott Piercy
D.A. Points
Ted Potter, Jr.
Chez Reavie
John Rollins
Andres Romero
Justin Rose
Rory Sabbatini
Adam Scott
John Senden
Vijay Singh
Brandt Snedeker
Jordan Spieth
Kevin Stadler
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
Kevin Streelman
Chris Stroud
Vaughn Taylor
Josh Teater
Michael Thompson
Brendon Todd
Cameron Tringale
Bo Van Pelt
Jhonattan Vegas
Camilo Villegas
Johnson Wagner
Andy Walker
Jimmy Walker
Nick Watney
Bubba Watson
Charlie Wi
Mark Wilson
Gary Woodland
Y.E. Yang
* - Defending Champion
 
NOTES
A week after crushing the field in the final round at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson heads to Hogan`s Alley to see if he can keep the momentum going. Mickelson fired an eight-under 64, while paired alongside Tiger Woods, to win the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am by two strokes. The victory was his 40th on PGA Tour and two of those have come at the Northern Trust Open. Mickelson beat Jeff Quinney by two strokes in 2008 and fended off Steve Stricker by a shot the following year. Stricker came back to win the title in 2010, but neither he nor Mickelson contended last year. Aaron Baddeley was one of five players to break par in every round last year, but was the only one to card all four rounds in the 60s en route to a two-stroke win over Vijay Singh. For Baddeley, it was his third PGA Tour victory, but by far his biggest. The win came four years after his previous tour title. Baddeley is coming off a fourth place finish at Pebble Beach, and has three top-30 finishes in four starts this year. He`ll have plenty of competition this week in his title defense. World No. 1 Luke Donald will make his first PGA Tour start of the season, and just his second start worldwide. Along with Mickelson and Donald, two-time winner Fred Couples will be making his 30th appearance at this event and is one of eight former champions playing this week. Six of the last seven winners are competing this week, including a pair of Australians -- Rory Sabbatini and Adam Scott, who is making his season-debut at Riviera. Also in the field this week are a pair of college standouts - Jordan Spieth of Texas and Patrick Cantlay of UCLA. Spieth is currently the second-ranked collegiate player, while Cantlay is the top-ranked amateur golfer in the world. Golf Channel and CBS will split the broadcast this week. There are a pair of PGA Tour events next week. Donald will be in Arizona to defend his title at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, while the remainder of the tour will be in Mexico for the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Johnson Wagner won that title last year.