So, it appears the mythical Texas Slam is safe for another year. Nobody has ever done it. Not Nelson, not Hogan, not Snead, not ...
2013 Houston Golf Association Academic Scholarship recipients, from left: Zachary Bell, Melissa Gerhart, Sirena Guiterrez, Syndie Hinshaw-Medina, Lucas Bazemore and Fernando Trujano.
Rory McIlroy - Brendon De Jonge - Charles Howell III - Phil Mickelson - Dustin Johnson - March 31, 2013
D.A. Points - Billy Horschel - Henrick Stenson - Ben Crane - Jason Kokrak - Stewart Cink - March 31, 2013
Phil Mickelson - Rory McIlroy - Bud Cauley - March 30, 2013
Lee Westwood - Keegan Bradley - Ben Crane - Bill Haas - Stewart Cink - DA Points - Steven Wheatcroft - Jason Kokrak - March 30, 2013
Countdown to SHO
May 21 2013
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Houston Open 1947 Champion - Bobby Locke
Birthdate: November 20, 1917 Age when he won: 29 years, 5 months, and 21 days Birthplace: Transvaal,South Africa Money list finish: (2nd) $23,938 Tournament location: Memorial Park GC
After shooting a 67 in the second round, Locke shared the lead with Ellsworth Vines and Herman Kaiser ... After the third round Locke lead by a shot over Vines shooting a 70 ... A final round 70 gave Locke the win over Vines and John Palmer by five strokes ... Locke was the only player to break par in all four rounds of the tournament ... Used only 27 putts on the final day ... Second win of the season ... Set a 36-hole record in the Tuscon Open shooting 62-62 ... He went on to finish second ... Also won the Philadelphia Inquirer Open, Goodall Round Robin Invitational, All American Open, Canadian Open, and Columbus Open in 1947 ... British Open champion 1949, 1950, 1952 and 1957 ... Runner up in the 1946 British Open ... Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1977.