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Diaz clinches World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship bid as top Mexican player

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – With one week remaining until the best players in the world gather in Mexico City, Roberto Diaz has officially qualified for the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship as the top-ranked Mexican player in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). At No. 472 in the world, Diaz edged out fellow countryman Rodolfo Cazaubon […]

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 […]

Hideki Matsuyama wins Waste Management Phoenix Open

Hideki Matsuyama Defending Waste Management Phoenix Open champion Hideki Matsuyama posted a final-round 5-under 66 to match the 17-under 267 total posted by Webb Simpson 40 minutes earlier. The pair headed to sudden death and matched pars over the first three playoff holes (18, 18, 10) before Matsuyama holed a birdie putt at No. 17 […]

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 […]

Justin Thomas Youngest Player in PGA TOUR History to Post 60 Round

PGA TOUR  Scoring records Justin Thomas broke or tied at the Sony Open in Hawaii –  Broke the PGA TOUR 72-hole scoring record (253)  Tied Steve Stricker for PGA TOUR 54-hole scoring record (188)  Tied Steve Stricker for lowest score over three consecutive rounds (188)  Broke the PGA TOUR 36-hole scoring […]

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.

Justin Thomas wins SBS Tournament of Champions

PGA Tour With his win at the SBS Tournament of Champions in his fourth start of the 2016-17 season, Justin Thomas became the fastest player to earn multiple wins in a season since the wraparound schedule made its debut in 2013-14. Nine of the top 10 in the current FedExCup standings are in the PGA […]