Month: March 2017

SHO Notes – Friday

By Richard Dean HUMBLE, Texas – Jordan Spieth wasn’t playing this week just to prepare for the Masters. He wanted to play well at the Shell Houston Open for a number of reasons.  So missing the cut was disappointing for Spieth, who lost in a playoff here in 2015. But by missing the SHO cut, […]

Sung Kang sets SHO 36-hole record with two-round 128 total

By Richard Dean HUMBLE, Texas (March 31, 2017) – Before half the field had teed off in Friday’s afternoon round, Sung Kang had pretty much distanced himself from the competition. Kang followed an opening-round 65 with a blistering 9-under-par 63 on Friday, setting course and Shell Houston Open records in the process. At 16-under, Kang leads the SHO […]

SHO Notes – Thursday

Mickelson’s cause helping kids  Phil Mickelson’s wife Amy is a breast cancer survivor, and Mickelson is grateful to MD Anderson Cancer Center for saving his wife’s life. Mickelson has always been generous with his time and giving back. After completing his opening round on Thursday at the Shell Houston Open, Mickelson, wearing a dark blue […]

Rickie Fowler Leads After Round One

By Richard Dean HUMBLE, Texas (March 30, 2017) – Being a non-bomber of the golf ball is not a disadvantage playing the Tournament Course at the Golf Club of Houston. Precision shot making is what awards golfers at the Shell Houston Open. And in Thursday’s opening round, it was Rickie Fowler’s ball striking that placed […]

SHO Monday Pro-Am Results

Winners of the Monday (3-27-17) Shell Houston Open Pro-Am played on the par-72 Golf Club of Houston Tournament Course. Professional listed first. Net team scores: 54 – TROY MERRITT, Ron Huston, Elcio Silva, Jerramy Hainline, Ben Schmidt 55 – CAMERON SMITH,    Ross O’Dell, Amro Hamza, Joey Danks, Mike Beattie 55 – BRENDAN de JONGE, […]

FINAL SHO FIELD INCLUDES FOUR OF THE TOP 10 GOLFERS IN THE WORLD

HUMBLE, TX (March 27, 2017) — The Shell Houston Open tees off this week on the Golf Club of Houston Tournament Course with an all-star, international player field that includes four of the top ten ranked players in the world, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson has withdrawn. Click here to view the updated […]

Five of the top-10 Ranked Golfers in the World to Play in the SHO

By Richard Dean HUMBLE, TEXAS  (March 24, 2017) – Another Shell Houston Open. Another star-studded field is on tap. Five of the top-10 ranked golfers in the world, including No. 1 Dustin Johnson, will bring their skills to Golf Club of Houston’s Tournament Course for the 2017 SHO, which runs March 30 and concludes on April 2. […]

FINAL 2017 SHELL HOUSTON OPEN PLAYER FIELD

HUMBLE, TX (March 24, 2017) — The Shell Houston Open tees off next week on the Golf Club of Houston Tournament Course with an all-star, international player field that includes five of the top ten ranked players in the world, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. Click here to view full player field. Defending champion Jim Herman […]

No. 5 HENRIK STENSON COMMITS TO SHO

HUMBLE, TX (March 20, 2017) — World No. 5 Henrik Stenson has committed to compete at the 2017 Shell Houston Open, March 30-April 2 at the Golf Club of Houston Tournament Course, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. With the addition of Stenson, the Shell Houston Open field will play host to five of the top 10 […]

No. 9 RICKIE FOWLER, No.13 JUSTIN ROSE, MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER JASON DUFNER ADDED TO SHO FIELD  

HUMBLE, TX (March 17, 2017) — World No. 9 Rickie Fowler, No. 13 Justin Rose, major championship winner Jason Dufner and Chris Wood via sponsor exemption are among the latest players added to the 2017 Shell Houston Open field, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. Rickie Fowler, ranked No. 9 in the world, is off to a […]