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Trio honored by Houston Golf Association

HOUSTON, TX (December 15, 2015) — Houston Golf Association honored three members for outstanding contributions in 2015 at its year-end holiday gathering. John Semander (pictured above with Board Chair Tom Forestier (L) and President Steve Timms (R) received the Earl Elliott HGA Member of the Year Award, Bob Awe received the Terry Russ Shell Houston […]

Tee Time airings for December-January

HUMBLE, TX (December 10, 2015) – The final edition for 2015 of Tee Time, presented by the Houston Golf Association, premiers tonight (Dec. 10) at 7:30 PM on ROOT SPORTS. Other airings are set for 12/11 at 7 PM, 12/12 at 5 PM, 12/14 at 6:30 PM, 12/15 at 7:30 PM, 12/20 at noon, 12/21 on […]

Hero World Challenge

E-NOTES December 8, 2015 PGA TOUR With a runner-up showing at the Hero World Challenge, Patrick Reed reached a career-high No. 10 spot in the Official World Golf Ranking. It marks his sixth consecutive international top-10: UBS Hong Kong Open (T3), CIMB Classic (T10), World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions (T7), BMW Masters (2), DP World Tour […]

2014 SHO winner Matt Jones wins Australian Open

SYDNEY, Australia (Nov. 30, 2015) – Matt Jones, 2014 Shell Houston Open champion, overcame a bogey, double-bogey and triple-bogey on the front nine Sunday to escape with a one-stroke victory at the Australian Open after shooting a 2-over 73. Jones, who led defending champion Jordan Spieth by three strokes to begin the day, finished with a […]

PGA TOUR Season takes a break

E-NOTES November 24, 2015 Six of the seven winners during the 2015-16 PGA TOUR fall portion have been first-time winners, with OHL Classic at Mayakoba champion Graeme McDowell the exception. In fall 2014, three of seven champions were first-time winners and only one of six in 2013 when the wraparound schedule was introduced. Average age […]

RSM Classic

E-NOTES November 17, 2015 PGA TOUR The RSM Classic on Twitter: @TheRSMClassic Featured Groupings – The RSM Classic (all times local) Thursday, November 19 10:30 a.m., No. 1 tee, Seaside (Friday – 9:20 a.m., No. 10 tee, Plantation) – Davis Love III, Davis Love IV, Justin Thomas 10:40 a.m., No. 1 tee, Seaside (Friday – 9:30 a.m., No. 10 […]

2015 SHO generates $2.3 million in community impact dollars

HOUSTON (Nov. 13, 2015) – Leaders from Shell Oil Company and Houston Golf Association (HGA) announced today that $2,316,623 was raised for local charities by the 2015 Shell Houston Open and HGA’s other golf-related activities. These funds will be put to use in the Houston area through contributions made to more than 250 charitable organizations. Since […]

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

E-NOTES November 10, 2015 OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Twitter: @MayakobaGolf Featured Groupings – OHL Classic at Mayakoba (all times local) Thursday, November 12 12:00 p.m., No. 1 tee (Friday – 7:30 a.m., No. 10 tee) – Geoff Ogilvy, Angel Cabrera, Graeme McDowell 12:10 p.m., No. 1 tee (Friday – 7:40 a.m., No. 10 tee) – Russell Knox, Peter Malnati, […]

J.B. Holmes playoff victor at 2015 SHO

HUMBLE, Texas – Having entered the final round six strokes off the lead, JB Holmes knew he needed to do something special on Sunday to have a chance of winning the Shell Houston Open. After he started with five straight birdies, special was well on its way. The long-hitting Holmes raced out to a front nine […]

Texas’ Jordan Spieth right where he expects to be once again

With a large gallery of support on Saturday, 21-year-old sensation Jordan Spieth finds himself a familiar position — in the final group on Sunday, this time after firing a 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Shell Houston Open at 14-under-par. Spieth, who finished second last week in San Antonio, has already […]