2014 Northern Trust Open Details
The 2014 Northern Trust Open is a golfing event worth getting excited about, and
fans from all over the country are gearing up to head out to The Riviera Country Club this February for one of the biggest
tournaments of the PGA season. This tournament is schedule to be played over a four-day period spanning from Thursday February
13th to Sunday February 16th, and the best golfers in the world are set to descend on Palisades California to test their skills
against one of the top golf courses in the United States. This is sure to be an event rife with drama, especially late in
the tournament when things get tight on Sunday. These are the best golfers in the world, and each and every one that enters
the field covets the championship trophy, as well as the hefty first prize purse. These pros will spend four days giving it
everything they've got, using every shot in the bag if need be, to emerge as the last man standings on Sunday, the one that
gets to hoist the trophy high above their head in front of their adoring fans.
Being there in person for a premier golfing
event like this one is something that you'll never forget. It's a fantastic experience be line up at the tee box when your
favorite pro is set to tee off, and then see them smack a huge drive right down the middle of the fairway. It's amazing what
these pros can do, and they make it look easy. Follow your favorite golfers around the course at the Riviera Golf Club this
winter when you head out to see the Northern Trust Open live and in person.
2014 Northern Trust Open Participants
Northern Trust Classic has earned a lot of respect throughout the pro golf community over the course of its lengthy history,
and that's largely due to the fact that this event regularly sees the best of the best in golf hit the course each year to
be a part of this tournament. Tiger Woods is certainly a player that most fans are hoping to see tee it up at the 2014 Northern
Trust Open. Woods entered the 2014 PGA season ranked as the number one golfer in the world, and he's looking to dominate the
competition throughout the season and gain a multitude of win tournament wins over the course of the year. There will be some
other pros that will have a thing or two to say about that, though. Rory McIlroy is one of the hottest names in golf right
now, and this youngster looked primed to take home a multitude of event wins this year. McIlroy needs to find the consistency
that often comes with age, and he could be the top golfer on the pro tour. The field will be filled with other big names top
golfers as well, so there's no telling who will top the leaderboard when it's all said and done on Sunday.
Northern Trust Open History
The Northern Trust Open is a professional golf tournament that is a part of the Professional
Golfers Association Tour season each year. This tournament dates all the way back to the 1920s, when it was originally known
as the Los Angeles Open. The tournament has changed its names multiple times since then, but has retained a rich history of
incredible displays of golf throughout the years. This annual PGA Tour stop in Los Angeles always attracts a strong field
and enormous galleries. The event is played early in the PGA season as part of the PGA Tour's "West Coast Swing," and several
golf legends make regular appearances at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, where the event has been held every
year since 1965. The Northern Trust Open has also been played at several courses around Los Angeles, but its current home
in Pacific Palisades is permanent. Several historic golfers have won the event, including Tom Watson, Johnny Miller and Arnold
Palmer, and this event is always worth the effort to see.
2014 Northern Trust Open Trivia
Who won the
first Northern Trust Open, then the Los Angeles Open, in 1926?
The answer is Harry Cooper, who posted a score of seven
under par over the course of the tournament.
The 2014 Northern Trust Open Experience
Golf is a sport that can
be truly exhilarating to see in person. If you've never been to a big-time professional golf event, then you've been missing
out in a big way. When you're there in person right next to the green as a top pro steps up to his ball to attempt a putt
that could make or break the four days of competition you'll know why so many people head out to see golf player live and
in person all around the world on a regular basis. Make sure to get out to see the Northern Trust Open this year, and you're
sure to witness some amazing golf being played right before your eyes.