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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event

 Dates: Thursday, April 21st through Sunday, April 24th
 Site: Redstone Golf Club, Humble, Texas
 Course Architect: Peter Jacobsen, Jim Hardy (2002)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,508
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 562 yds   10 - Par 4 414 yds
               2 - Par 4 427 yds   11 - Par 4 444 yds
               3 - Par 3 222 yds   12 - Par 5 577 yds
               4 - Par 4 401 yds   13 - Par 3 195 yds
               5 - Par 3 190 yds   14 - Par 4 436 yds
               6 - Par 4 393 yds   15 - Par 5 574 yds
               7 - Par 4 498 yds   16 - Par 4 474 yds
               8 - Par 3 196 yds   17 - Par 4 475 yds
               9 - Par 5 582 yds   18 - Par 4 448 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,471 yds         37 4,037 yds
 
 Annual: 58th

 Defending Champion: Vijay Singh
 Runner-Up: Scott Hoch
 Tournament Record: 266 (Vijay Singh, 2002 - Par 72)
 Tournament Record: 268 (Bob Charles, 1963 - Par 70)
 Tournament Record: 266 (Curtis Strange, Lee Trevino, 1980 - Par 71)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Vijay Singh, 2002 - Par 72)
 54-Hole Record: 199 (Bob Charles, 1963 - Par 70)
 54-Hole Record: 195 (Curtis Strange, 1980 - Par 71)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Blaine McCallister, 1993 - Par 72)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Curtis Strange, 1980 - Par 71)
 36-Hole Record: 133 (Bob Charles, 1963 - Par 70)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Ron Streck, 1991 - Woodlands Country Club;
                     Fred Funk, 1992 - TPC at The Woodlands)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Gary Koch, 1978, Curtis Strange, 1980, Scott Hoch, 1982,
                    Mike Sullivan, 1986)
 Course Record: 64 (Hank Kuehne, Greg Chalmers, Jeff Maggert, 2003)
 Total Purse: $5,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $900,000; 2nd Place - $540,000; 3rd Place - $340,000
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Vijay Singh            277              Paul Azinger            283
 Scott Hoch             279              Jose Coceres            283
 John Huston            280              John Daly               283
 Stephen Ames           282              Rory Sabbatini          283
 Dudley Hart            282              Geoff Ogilvy            284
 
                         Past Shell Houston Open Winners
                         -------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Vijay Singh (277) -- Scott Hoch
 2003  Fred Couples (267) -- Stuart Appleby, Mark Calcavecchia, Hank Kuehne
 2002  Vijay Singh (266) -- Darren Clarke
 2001  Hal Sutton (278) -- Joe Durant, Lee Janzen
 2000  *Robert Allenby (275) -- Craig Stadler
 1999  Stuart Appleby (279) -- John Cook, Hal Sutton
 1998  David Duval (276) -- Jeff Maggert
 1997  *Phil Blackmar (276) -- Kevin Sutherland
 1996  *Mark Brooks (274) -- Jeff Maggert
 1995  *Payne Stewart (276) -- Scott Hoch
 1994  Mike Heinen (272) -- Tom Kite, Jeff Maggert, Hal Sutton
 1993  *#Jim McGovern (199) -- John Huston
 1992  Fred Funk (272) -- Kirk Triplett
 1991  Fulton Allem (273) -- Billy Ray Brown, Mike Hulbert, Tom Kite
 1990  *#Tony Sills (204) -- Gil Morgan
 1989  Mike Sullivan (280) -- Craig Stadler
 1988  *Curtis Strange (270) -- Greg Norman
 1987  *Jay Haas (276) -- Buddy Gardner
 1986  *Curtis Strange (274) -- Calvin Peete
 1985  Ray Floyd (277) -- David Frost, Bob Lohr
 1984  Corey Pavin (274) -- Buddy Gardner
 1983  David Graham (275) -- Lee Elder, Jim Thorpe, Lee Trevino
 1982  *Ed Sneed (275) -- Bob Shearer
 1981  #Ron Streck (198) -- Hale Irwin, Jerry Pate
 1980  *Curtis Strange (266) -- Lee Trevino
 1979  Wayne Levi (268) -- Michael Brannan
 1978  Gary Player (270) -- Andy Bean
 1977  Gene Littler (276) -- Lanny Wadkins
 1976  Lee Elder (278) -- Forrest Fezler
 1975  Bruce Crampton (273) -- Gil Morgan
 1974  Dave Hill (276) -- Rod Curl, Steve Melnyk, Andy North
 1973  Bruce Crampton (277) -- Dave Stockton
 1972  Bruce Devlin (278) -- Tommy Aaron, Lou Graham, Doug Sanders
 1971  *Hubert Green (280) -- Don January
 1970  *Gibby Gilbert (282) -- Bruce Crampton
 1969  Not Held (Hosted US Open)
 1968  Roberto de Vicenzo (274) -- Lee Trevino
 1967  Frank Beard (274) -- Arnold Palmer
 1966  Arnold Palmer (275) -- Gardner Dickinson
 1965  Bobby Nichols (273) -- Bruce Devlin, Chi Chi Rodriguez
 1964  Mike Souchak (278) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1963  Bob Charles (268) -- Fred Hawkins
 1962  *Bobby Nichols (278) -- Jack Nicklaus, Dan Sikes
 1961  *Jay Hebert (276) -- Ken Venturi
 1960  *Bill Collins (280) -- Arnold Palmer
 1959  *Jack Burke, Jr. (277) -- Julius Boros
 1958  Ed Oliver (281) -- Roberto de Vicenzo, Jay Hebert
 1957  Arnold Palmer (279) -- Doug Ford
 1956  Ted Kroll (277) -- Jack Burke, Jr., Dave Douglas
 1955  Mike Souchak (273) -- Jerry Barber
 1954  Dave Douglas (277) -- Cary Middlecoff
 1953  *Cary Middlecoff (283) -- Jim Ferrier, Shelley Mayfield
 1952  Jack Burke, Jr. (277) -- Frank Stranahan
 1951  Marty Furgol (277) -- Jack Burke, Jr.
 1950  Cary Middlecoff (277) -- Pete Cooper
 1949  John Palmer (272) -- Cary Middlecoff
 1948  Not Held
 1947  Bobby Locke (277) -- Johnny Palmer, Ellsworth Vines
 1946  Byron Nelson (274) -- Ben Hogan

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