Shell Houston Open Golf Tournament 2014
Beetwen 3 and 6 of April, Golf Club of Houston in Humble will be the host for Shell Houston Open Golf Tournament 2014.
The Shell Houston Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour, currently played in late March or early April at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas, a city located northeast of Houston. Shell and the Houston Golf Association are the main sponsors of the tournament. The purse for 2014 is 6 400 000$ with a winner’s share of 1 152 000$.
The event was played at several Houston venues until the 1970s, starting at River Oaks Country Club in 1946 before moving to Memorial Park Golf Course in 1947 and, after a year off, moving again to Pine Forest Country Club in 1949 and BraeBurn Country Club in 1950. After this period of wandering, the tournament settled in at Memorial Park from 1951–1963. In 1964 and again in 1965, the event was played at Sharpstown Country Club, before moving to Champions Golf Club from 1966–1971 and Westwood Country Club in 1972.
The tournament ventured outside of Houston in 1973 and was played in Missouri City. The event relocated to The Woodlands in 1975 until 1984, then at the TPC at The Woodlands through 2002. It moved to its current location, Golf Club of Houston in Humble, in 2003.
The winner of the Shell Houston Open in 2013 was Points D.A He made a 13-foot par putt on the 18th hole to win the Shell Houston Open, his second career PGA TOUR victory. He picks up 500 FedExCup points with his win and a trip to the Masters.
The Shell Houston Open Golf Tournament 2014 schedule look like this:
- Thursday 3th of April - First Round
Starting field of 156 of the world’s best golfers begin play for $6.3 million in prize money. Tee times off No.1 and No.10 tees from approximately 7-8:50 AM. and 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM.
- Friday 4th of April - Second Round
Tee times again off No.1 and No.10 tees from approximately 7-8:50 AM and 11:30 AM -1:20 PM. Following completion of 36 holes, field will be trimmed to the low 70 scores and ties for the final rounds.
- Saturday 5th of April - Third Round
Tee times from approximately 8:30 AM -12:45 PM off No. 1 tee only.
- Sunday 6th of April - Championship Round
Tee times from approximately 8:30 AM.-12:45 PM. off No.1 tee only.
Awards Ceremony on the 18th green immediately following the determination of a champion at approximately 5 PM.
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