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TOP INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS & MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS RETURN TO THE 2018 HOUSTON OPEN  

HOUSTON (February 8, 2018) – Australian native and 2014 Houston Open champion Matt Jones is returning March 26-April 1 to the Golf Club of Houston. He returns to compete along with Houston Open veterans Lee Westwood, multiple major championship winner Padraig Harrington, 2017 Payne Stewart Award recipient Stewart Cink and Ryan Palmer to round out an early […]

HOUSTON OPEN TO TEE OFF MARCH 26 – APRIL 1

Popular PGA TOUR event returns with new energy and purpose HOUSTON (January 30, 2018) – Houston Golf Association will once again tee off the Houston Open, March 26-April 1, 2018, at Golf Club of Houston. A 71-year tradition and popular event, Houston Open will make Houston the focal point in the broadcast and fan experience with an all-star, international player field including defending champion Russell […]

Houston resident Chris Stroud joins PGA TOUR in announcing support for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Fans, players, tournaments can help flood victims at Dell Technologies Championship and via “Together, anything’s possible” Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and Norton, Massachusetts (August 30, 2017)  – PGA TOUR professional and Houston resident Chris Stroud led an announcement today from the TOUR’s Dell Technologies Championship, pledging support for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the […]

2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Hideki Matsuyama wins the 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational In his 100th start on the PGA TOUR Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama posted a 9-under 61 in the final round at Firestone CC to secure his fifth TOUR title, and third this season. Matsuyama’s round included an eagle at the par-5 second hole, along with seven birdies, with three consecutive […]

2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Due to wet conditions, preferred lies were utilized during the final round and Monday’s playoff. The Zurich Classic of New Orleans marks the eighth tournament of the 2016-17 PGA TOUR Season with a delay/suspension due to weather issues or darkness. It is the first such suspension since the third round of the Puerto Rico Open. […]

SHO Notes – Saturday

By Richard Dean   After seeing Rickie Fowler light up the Golf Club of Houston on Thursday and Sung Kang better Fowler’s 64 the following day with a 63, Luke List got in on the action on Saturday. List had a stretch of five straight birdies en route to a 7-under-par 65 and is in fourth place entering Sunday’s final […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]