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SHELL HOUSTON OPEN RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, April 3rd through Sunday, April 6th
SITE:  Redstone Golf Club (Tournament Course), Humble, Texas
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Rees Jones (2005), David Toms (consultant)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,457
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 397 yds 10 - Par 4 380 yds
2 - Par 4 429 yds 11 - Par 4 441 yds
3 - Par 4 398 yds 12 - Par 4 338 yds
4 - Par 5 566 yds 13 - Par 5 590 yds
5 - Par 4 480 yds 14 - Par 3 216 yds
6 - Par 4 464 yds 15 - Par 5 608 yds
7 - Par 3 174 yds 16 - Par 3 204 yds
8 - Par 5 557 yds 17 - Par 4 489 yds
9 - Par 3 238 yds 18 - Par 4 488 yds
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36 3,703 yds 36 3,754 yds
Annual: 61st
Defending Champion: Adam Scott
Runner-Up: Stuart Appleby, Bubba Watson
Tournament Record: 266 (Vijay Singh, 2002 - Par 72)
Tournament Record: 266 (Curtis Strange, Lee Trevino, 1980 - Par 71)
54-Hole Record: 198 (Vijay Singh, 2002 - Par 72)
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)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Ron Streck, 1981 - Woodlands Country Club;
Fred Funk, 1992 - TPC at The Woodlands;
Greg Chalmers, Jeff Maggert, 2003; Vijay Singh, 2005 -
Redstone Golf Club Member Course)
Course Record: 64 (Johnson Wagner, Bubba Watson, 2007)
Total Purse: $5,600,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,008,000; 2nd Place - $604,800; 3rd Place - $380,800
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Adam Scott 271 Anthony Kim 276
Stuart Appleby 274 Hunter Mahan 276
Bubba Watson 274 D.J. Trahan 277
Tommy Armour III 275 Five players at 278
Robert Garrigus 276
Past Shell Houston Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Adam Scott (271) -- Stuart Appleby, Bubba Watson
2006 Stuart Appleby (269) -- Bob Estes
2005 *Vijay Singh (275) -- John Daly
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 Raymond 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
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called Independence Insurance Agent Open (1988-91), Big I
Houston Open (1987), Houston Open (1985-86), Houston Coca-Cola Open (1983-84), Michelob Houston Open (1980-82), Houston Open (1972-79), Houston Champion International (1966-71), Houston Classic (1959-65), Houston Open International (1958), Houston Open (1947-57), Tournament of Champions (1946).



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