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The Shell Houston Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It is played annually in March in Humble, Texas. Since 2003 the tournament has been held on the course at the Redstone Golf Club. Shell and the Houston Golf Association are the main sponsors of the tournament. Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Downtown Humble facing east Humble is a city located in Harris County, Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Royal Dutch Shell plc/Koninklijke Nederlandse Shell NV is a major British-Dutch energy company, one of the four largest Super Majors (vertically integrated private-sector oil, natural gas, and petrol companies) in the world, along with BP, ExxonMobil, and Total. ...


The format of the tournament is stroke play at 18 holes for four days, a total of 72 holes. The field consists of 156 players. After 36 holes, the field is cut to the top seventy players plus all players tied for 70th place. The 2006 purse was $5,500,000, with $990,000 going to the winner (the usual PGA Tour winner's share of 18%).The tournament was founded in 1946 as the Houston Open. Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


Winners

Independent Insurance Agent Open Stuart Appleby (born May 1, 1971, Cohuna, Victoria) is an Australian golfer!!!! // Career summary A dairy farmers son from rural northern Victoria, Appleby practised by hitting balls from paddock to paddock. ... Vijay Singh (born 22 February 1963) is a Fijian golfer of Indian descent who has won tournaments in many parts of the world and currently plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA TOUR. He has won three major championships (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998... Vijay Singh (born 22 February 1963) is a Fijian golfer of Indian descent who has won tournaments in many parts of the world and currently plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA TOUR. He has won three major championships (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998... // Fred Couples on the cover of a 2000 biography by Kathlene Bissell. ... Vijay Singh (born 22 February 1963) is a Fijian golfer of Indian descent who has won tournaments in many parts of the world and currently plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA TOUR. He has won three major championships (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ... Robert Allenby (born 12 July 1971 in Melbourne) is one of the leading Australian professional golfers of his generation. ... Stuart Appleby (born May 1, 1971, Cohuna, Victoria) is an Australian golfer!!!! // Career summary A dairy farmers son from rural northern Victoria, Appleby practised by hitting balls from paddock to paddock. ... David Duval at 2005 Chrysler Classic of Tucson David Duval (born November 9, 1971) in Jacksonville, Florida, is a professional golfer on the US PGA TOUR. Duval graduated from the Episcopal High School of Jacksonville. ... Mark Brooks is a comic book artist who works for Marvel comics. ... Payne Stewart on the cover of the 2001 paperback edition of the authorised biography by Tracey Stewart with Ken Abraham. ... Fred Funk (b. ...

  • 1991 Fulton Allem
  • 1990 Tony Sills
  • 1989 Mike Sullivan
  • 1988 Curtis Strange

Big "I" Houston Open Curtis Northrup Strange (born 1955) is a U.S. golfer. ...

  • 1987 Jay Haas

Houston Open Jay Haas (born December 2, 1953 in St. ...

Houston Coca-Cola Open Curtis Northrup Strange (born 1955) is a U.S. golfer. ... Raymond Floyd often known as Ray Floyd (b September 4, 1942, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.A.) is a professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ...

Michelob-Houston Open Corey Pavin (b. ... David Graham is an Australian golfer. ...

Houston Open Curtis Northrup Strange (born 1955) is a U.S. golfer. ...

Houston Champions International Wayne Levi (born February 22, 1952 in Little Falls, New York) is an American golfer. ... Gary Player on the cover of a 1999 golf instruction video. ... Gene (Alec) Littler (born 21 July 1930 in San Diego, California) is an American golfer. ... Lee Elder (born Robert Lee Elder) b. ... Bruce Crampton (b. ... David John Hill, born on April 4, 1946 in Fleet Castle, Devon, England is lead guitarist and backing vocalist in British glam rock group Slade. ... Bruce Crampton (b. ...

Houston Classic // Hubert M. Green (born December 28, 1946 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... Roberto DeVicenzo (Born April 14, 1923) -- Perhaps the archetypal international golfer of the 1950s, he won an astonishing 230 tournaments worldwide in his career, including four on the PGA Tour and the 1967 British Open. ... Frank Beard (b. ... (This article is about the golfer. ...

Houston Open Sir Bob Charles KNZM CBE (born March 14, 1936) is one of the world’s greatest left handed golfers, winner of more than 70 titles and first lefty to win one of golf’s Majors. ... Jack Burke, Jr. ...

Houston Invitational (This article is about the golfer. ... Ted Kroll was a golfer, born August 4, 1919, in New Hartford, New York, died April 23, 2002 in Boca Raton, Florida. ... Dave Douglas (born March 24, 1963) is a U.S. jazz trumpeter and composer. ... Dr. Cary Middlecoff was a dentist from Memphis, Tennessee who gave up his practice to join what is now the PGA TOUR in the 1940s, a time when the practice would quite likely have promised to have been more lucrative. ... Jack Burke, Jr. ... Dr. Cary Middlecoff was a dentist from Memphis, Tennessee who gave up his practice to join what is now the PGA TOUR in the 1940s, a time when the practice would quite likely have promised to have been more lucrative. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d March 9, 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... Harold Jug McSpaden, 1938 Harold Jug McSpaden (1908 - 1996) American professional golfer. ... Harry Cooper (born August 6, 1904 - died October 17, 2000) was a prominent PGA Tour professional golfer of the 1920s and 1930s. ... Joseph H. Kirkwood Sr. ...

Houston Professional Golf Joseph H. Kirkwood Sr. ...

  • 1922 George Bowden


PGA Tour Events
Majors: The Masters | U.S. Open | The Open Championship (British Open) | PGA Championship | see also Grand Slam of golf
Non Majors: THE PLAYERS Championship | Ryder Cup | The Presidents Cup | The Tour Championship | Mercedes Championships | World Golf Championships events: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship | WGC-Bridgestone Invitational | WGC-American Express Championship | WGC-World Cup.
Other Tournaments: Canadian Open | 84 LUMBER Classic | AT&T Pro-Am | B.C. Open | Bay Hill Invitational | BellSouth Classic | Bob Hope Chrysler Classic | Booz Allen Classic | Buick Championship | Buick Invitational | Bank of America Colonial | EDS Byron Nelson Championship | FedEx St. Jude Classic | Ford Championship at Doral | Frys.com Open | FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort | Honda Classic | The INTERNATIONAL | Memorial Tournament | Nissan Open | Phoenix Open | Reno-Tahoe Open | Shell Houston Open | Sony Open in Hawaii | Southern Farm Bureau Classic | U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee | Verizon Heritage | Wachovia Championship | Westchester Classic | Western Open | Zurich Classic of New Orleans | see also: FedEx Cup

The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments and are all recognized as a part of the worlds two most prestigious tours, the PGA TOUR in the United States and the PGA European... THE PLAYERS Championship is a prestigious annual golf tournament for professional male golfers which takes place every March on the PGA TOUR. The event was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship, played at Sawgrass Country Clubs Oceanside Course (a combination of the East and West 9-hole... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Presidents Cup The Presidents Cup is a series of golf matches between teams of professional players representing the United States and the rest of the world less Europe, which competes against the U.S. in a similar but considerably older event, the Ryder Cup. ... THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The Mercedes Championships (the pluralisation is official) is the opening event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The World Golf Championships are a group of four annual events for male professional golfers created by the International Federation of PGA Tours. ... The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The WGC-American Express Championship is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ... The 84 Lumber Classic at Nemacolin Woodland Resort is an American golf event. ... AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am The AT&T National Pro-Am is a PGA Tour golf tournament that is held every year at Pebble Beach, CA. The tournament is typically held during the month of February on three different courses, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Poppy Hills Golf Course... The B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart. ... The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ... The BellSouth Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament played each January in Californias Coachella Valley. ... The Booz Allen Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Buick Championship is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Buick Invitational is a PGA TOUR golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California each February. ... The Bank of America Colonial is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The EDS Byron Nelson Championship is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located in or around Dallas, Texas. ... The FedEx St. ... The Ford Championship at Doral is a PGA Tour golf tournament, which takes place on the Blue Monster course at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Doral, Florida, a suburb of Miami. ... The Frys. ... The FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort is a regular golf tournament on the Fall Finish of the PGA Tour. ... The Honda Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is played each March in Florida. ... The INTERNATIONAL (the capitalization is official) is a golf tournament in the United States PGA TOUR held annually (currently in early August) at Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colorado, near Denver. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The Nissan Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament, a part of the PGA Tour, held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... The Reno-Tahoe Open is a secondary golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... Wachovia Championship is a PGA TOUR golf tournament. ... The Westchester Classic has been a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. ... The Western Open is the second oldest professional golf tournament in the United States after the U.S. Open. ... The FedEx Cup is a proposed championship trophy for the PGA Tour that will be mens professional golfs first playoff. ...

External link

  • Official website
  • PGATOUR.com Tournament website

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