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Redstone Golf Club near Houston is as close as you may come to playing Augusta

Redstone Golf Club near Houston is as close as you may come to playing Augusta

Redstone Golf Club near Houston is as close as you may come to playing Augusta By MIKE BAILEY TravelGolf.com Posted: March 30, 2011 No. 18 at Redstone is one of the toughest finishers on the PGA Tour (Redstone Golf Club) HUMBLE, Texas – When the date of the Shell Houston Open was moved to the week before the Masters in 2006, tournament officials decided to do something brilliant. In an effort to get as many top players as possible, they prepped the Tournament Course at Redstone Golf Club like Augusta National . That meant using a combination of rye/bentgrass to overseed the greens and heavily overseeding the fairways and tees with rye, essentially turning Redstone into a winter golf course. For more Texas travel tips, reviews and packages visit The players raved, and with the exception of Tiger Woods , the Shell Houston Open has been able to attract the top players in the ...

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