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DATES:  Thursday, April 1st through Sunday, April 4th
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: 63rd
Defending Champion: Paul Casey
Runner-Up: J.B. Holmes
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: 63 (Adam Scott, Johnson Wagner, 2008)
Total Purse: $5,800,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,044,000; 2nd Place - $626,400; 3rd Place - $394,400
2009 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Paul Casey * 277 Geoff Ogilvy 280
J.B. Holmes 277 Tommy Armour III 280
Fred Couples 279 Jason Bohn 280
Nick O'Hern 279 Hunter Mahan 280
Henrik Stenson 279 John Mallinger 280
* - Won in Playoff
Past Shell Houston Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2009 *Paul Casey (277) -- J.B. Holmes
2008 Johnson Wagner (272) -- Chad Campbell, Geoff Ogilvy
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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