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No. 7 ADAM SCOTT, DEFENDING CHAMPION JIM HERMAN & SIX PAST CHAMPIONS COMMIT TO THE 2017 SHELL HOUSTON OPEN

HUMBLE, TX (Feb. 15, 2017) —Shell Houston Open added eight past champions to the 2017 field, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. Returning to compete at the Golf Club of Houston Tournament Course March 30-April 2 is the 2016 defending champion, Jim Herman along with 2007 champion Adam Scott. They are joining past champions J.B. Holmes […]

PATRICK REED AMONG LOCAL FAVORITES JHONATTAN VEGAS & SHAWN STEFANI COMMIT TO THE SHELL HOUSTON OPEN

HUMBLE, TX (Feb. 08, 2017) — Patrick Reed of Spring, No. 10 in the World Golf Rankings, is among the latest commitments for the Shell Houston Open, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. Reed is joining two other local favorites, Jhonattan Vegas and Shawn Stefani to compete the week of March 30-April 2 at the Golf Club of Houston […]

TOP INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS WIESBERGER, WESTWOOD AND SULLIVAN JOIN EARLY SHO FIELD

HUMBLE, TX (Jan. 24, 2017) — The Shell Houston Open field gains three stellar international players with No. 37 Bernd Wiesberger, No. 43 Lee Westwood and No. 48 Andy Sullivan having accepted sponsor invitations, announced Tournament Director Steve Timms. Making his second appearance at the Shell Houston Open, Austrian Bernd Wiesberger No. 37 in the World Golf Rankings, is coming off a strong performance […]

HOUSTON GOLF ASSOCIATION TO BEGIN RENOVATION OF HISTORIC GUS WORTHAM PARK GOLF COURSE

Oldest Continuously Operating 18-hole Golf Course in Texas Closes for Construction Jan. 20 HOUSTON, TX (JANUARY 20, 2017) Houston Golf Association (HGA) announced that phase one construction of the historic Gus Wortham Park Golf Course renovation will begin following a groundbreaking ceremony, Friday, Jan. 20 at 11:30 a.m.. Located off of Wayside, near Lawndale, Gus Wortham Park Golf […]

Voting Opens Today for PGA TOUR Volunteer Challenge

Friendly Competition Seeks to Raise up to $75,000 for Local Charities The PGA TOUR is asking the public to help the Shell Houston Open earn up to $75,000 for local charities by voting in a friendly competition honoring the talent and dedication of its more than 100,000 volunteers, including  more than 1,500 in the Houston […]

Volunteer Registration Opens Today January 13

2017 Shell Houston Open volunteer registration opens today, January 13 at 12 p.m. All past volunteers will receive an email with updated usernames/passwords and a link to the site to register. For more information visit shellhoustonopen.com/volunteers.

Volunteer Registration Moved to Friday, Jan. 13

The Shell Houston Open volunteer registration is postponed until Friday, Jan. 13 due to issues with the registration system. If the issue gets resolved before Friday, then we will notify volunteers of the change and next steps. All volunteers will receive an email with updated usernames/passwords and a link to the site when it is ready. […]

2016 SHO winner Jim Herman in British Open

Billy Hurley III, winner of last week’s Quicken Loans PGA Tour event, has withdrawn from The Open and is replaced by Shell Houston Open champion Jim Herman. The 145th British Open will be played at Royal Troon from 14-17 July 2016. The Open is golf’s original championship. Played since 1860 on links golf courses, it is the sport’s […]

Houston Golf Association Elects New Board of Directors Chair and Officers; Names General Chair for 2017 Shell Houston Open

HOUSTON (June 22, 2016) – Houston Golf Association announced the election of new members to its Board of Directors. Meg Leachman, who served as Vice Chair in 2016 is named the new board chair. John O. Armour, Veronica Levet, Jeff Miers, Michael Sandeen and Maurice Shaw elected to Board positions on Monday (June 13) at the annual election meeting held at the Dick Harmon […]