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Russell Henley Birdies His Way to Shell Houston Open Victory

By Richard Dean HUMBLE, Texas – While most of the talk centered upon Sung Kang and Rickie Fowler over the first three days of the Shell Houston Open, it was Russell Henley, who shot a final-round 65 and walked away with the big prize on Sunday. Actually, Henley breezed past the competition. Aided by 10 […]

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 […]

Sung Kang retains lead, Rickie Fowler and Russell Henley in hot pursuit

By Richard Dean HUMBLE, Texas (April 1, 2017) – For 16 holes on Saturday Rickie Fowler was playing golf like, well, Rickie Fowler. He was driving the ball with authority, hitting fairways and greens, and his putting was spot-on. He had eight birdies on the round. Then in the final two holes, it unraveled. Fowler experienced the highs […]

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, […]


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 […]