30 Mar '11, 4pm

Mickelson, Westwood prep for Augusta in Houston; Wie headlines LPGA's first major and more to watch this week: P...

Mickelson, Westwood prep for Augusta in Houston; Wie headlines LPGA's first major and more to watch this week: P...

Sandy Lyle (1988) and Phil Mickelson (2006) won a regular Tour event the week before winning the Masters — Lyle the Kmart Greater Greensboro Open and Mickelson the BellSouth Classic (at 28 under par, no less). Clearly, how you play the week before a major means everything. And it means nothing. Angel Cabrera (2009), Trevor Immelman ('08), Mike Weir ('03) and Jose Maria Olazabal ('99) are among the legion of players who missed the cut the week before slipping on the green jacket. Then there's Tiger Woods, who doesn't play at all the week before a major, and has won 14 of them. For reasons that remain up for debate, this week's Shell Houston Open at Redstone G.C. is a 72-hole practice round for the Masters — hold the pimiento-cheese sandwiches and $1 million to the winner. Embracing their table-setting role, SHO officials primp Redstone to resemble a Lone Star Augusta Nation...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/golf/tours_news/article/0,28136,20622...

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golf.com 30 Mar '11, 8pm

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas could barely speak English when he made his first appearance in a PGA Tour event, as ...

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Walker ties course record at Houston Open:

Walker ties course record at Houston Open:

golf.com 01 Apr '11, 4am

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Jimmy Walker didn't make every birdie putt he saw during the first round of the Houston Open on Thurs...

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HUMBLE, Texas ? During a spectacularly sunny spring week at the Shell Houston Open, the Tournament Course at Redstone Golf...

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HUMBLE, Texas (AP) -- Jimmy Walker didn't make every birdie putt he saw during the first round of the Houston Open on Thur...

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HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Phil Mickelson is tied for the lead in the Houston Open as he prepares for next week's Masters. He do...

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thegolfchannel.com 29 Mar '11, 7pm

Shell renews contract with Houston Open By DOUG FERGUSON Associated Press Posted: March 29, 2011 HUMBLE, Texas – Shell Oil...