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The Houston Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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2019
x
(Poulter, Ian)
Houston, GC of
Oct 10-13
$1,260,000
Played as the Houston Open (Oct 10-13; PGA Tour 2019/20 season). [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX].
2018
Shell
Poulter, Ian
Houston, GC of
269 (-19)
$1,260,000
Played as the Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Poulter (Eng) beat Beau Hossler (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to secure his third PGA Tour title. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX].
2017
Shell
Henley, Russell
Houston, GC of
268 (-20)
$1,260,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 30-Apr 2). Second-placed Sung Kang (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Henley (USA), whose 7-under-par 65 in the final round sealed the win. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX].
2016
Shell
Herman, Jim
Houston, GC of
273 (-15)
$1,224,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 31-Apr 3). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind 38-year-old Herman (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win in his 106th appearance on the tour. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX].
2015
Shell
Holmes, J.B.
Houston, GC of
272 (-16)
$1,188,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 2-5). Holmes (USA) beat Johnson Wagner (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. Jordan Spieth (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX].
2014
Shell
Jones, Matt
273 (-15)
$1,152,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 3-6). Jones (Aus) beat Matt Kuchar (USA) with a 42-yard chip-in at the first playoff hole, to claim his first PGA Tour win. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX].
2013
Shell
Points, D.A.
272 (-16)
$1,116,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 28-31). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) and Billy Horschel (USA) finished 1 shot behind Points (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2012
Shell
272 (-16)
$1,080,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Carl Pettersson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Mahan (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win in 2012. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2011
Shell
268 (-20)
$1,044,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 31-Apr 3). Second-placed Chris Kirk (USA) and Scott Verplank (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mickelson (USA). [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2010
Shell
Kim, Anthony
276 (-12)
$1,044,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 1-4). Kim (USA) beat Vaughn Taylor (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2009
Shell
277 (-11)
$1,008,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 2-5). First-time PGA Tour winner Casey (Eng) beat J.B. Homes (USA) at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2008
Shell
Wagner, Johnson
272 (-16)
$1,008,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 3-6). Second-placed Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) and Chad Campbell (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Johnson (USA). [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2007
Shell
271 (-17)
$990,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) and Bubba Watson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Scott (Aus). [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2006
Shell
269 (-19)
$990,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 20-23). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA) finished 6 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Appleby (Aus), who claimed his second PGA Tour title of 2006. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2005
Shell
275 (-13)
$900,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 21-24). Defending champion Singh (Fiji) beat John Daly (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Member course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2004
Shell
277 (-11)
$900,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 22-25). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). Monday finish required following earlier rain delays. [Member course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2003
Shell
267 (-21)
$810,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 24-27). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Stuart Appleby (Aus) and Hank Kuehne (USA) finished 4 shots behind Couples (USA), who claimed his first PGA Tour win in five years. [Member course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2002
Shell
266 (-22)
$720,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (March 28-31). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire) finished 6 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
2001
Shell
278 (-10)
$612,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 19-22). Second-placed Joe Durant (USA) and Lee Janzen (USA) finished 3 shots behind Sutton (USA). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
2000
Shell
275 (-13)
$504,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 26-30). First-time PGA Tour winner Allenby (Aus) beat Craig Stadler (USA) with a par at the fourth playoff hole. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1999
Shell
279 (-9)
$450,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 29-May 2). Second-placed John Cook (USA) and Hal Sutton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1998
Shell
276 (-12)
$360,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 30-May 3). Second-placed Jeff Maggert finished 1 shot behind Duval (USA), who shot a final round 8-under par 64 to claim victory. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1997
Shell
Blackmar, Phil
276 (-12)
$288,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (May 1-4). Blackmar (USA) beat Kevin Sutherland (USA) to record the last of his three PGA Tour wins. All three of these wins were secured with a birdie at the first playoff hole, part of Blackmar's perfect 3-0 playoff record on the Tour. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1996
Shell
274 (-14)
$270,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (May 2-5). Brooks (USA) beat Jeff Maggert (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1995
Shell
276 (-12)
$252,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 27-30). Stewart (USA) beat Scott Hoch (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1994
Shell
Heinen, Mike
272 (-16)
$234,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Apr 28-May 1). Second-placed Hal Sutton (USA), Tom Kite (USA) and Jeff Maggert (USA) finished 3 shots behind Heinan (USA), who recorded his only win on the PGA Tour. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1993
Shell
McGovern, Jim
199 (-17)
$234,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Apr 29-May 2). McGovern (USA) beat John Huston (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his only win on the PGA Tour. Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1992
Shell
272 (-16)
$216,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Apr 30-May 3). Second-placed Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Funk (USA). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1991
Independent Ins
Allem, Fulton
273 (-15)
$144,000
Played as the Independent Insurance Agent Open (Oct 24-27). Second-placed Billy Ray Brown (USA), Mike Hulbert (USA) and Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Allem (RSA). [Tournament course, Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX; at the time known as TPC at The Woodlands].
1990
Independent Insurance
Sills, Tony
204 (-12)
$180,000
Played as the Independent Insurance Agent Open. Sills (USA) beat Gil Morgan (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his only win on the PGA Tour. Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1989
Independent Ins
Sullivan, Mike
280 (-8)
$144,000
Played as the Independent Insurance Agent Open (Mar 30-Apr 2). Second-placed Craig Stadler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Sullivan (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1988
Independent Ins
270 (-18)
$126,000
Played as the Independent Insurance Agent Open (Apr 28-May 1). Strange (USA) beat Greg Norman (Aus) with a 25-foot birdie putt at the third playoff hole. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1987
Big "I"
276 (-12)
$108,000
Played as the Big "I" Houston Open (April 23-26). Haas (USA) beat Buddy Gardner (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. Haas made a 65-foot putt on the final hole to force a playoff. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1986
x
274 (-14)
$90,000
Played as the Houston Open (April 24-27). Strange (USA) beat Calvin Peete (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1985
x
277 (-11)
$90,000
Played as the Houston Open (April 25-28). Second-placed David Frost (RSA) and Bob Lohr (USA) finished 1 shot behind Floyd (USA). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1984
Coca-Cola
274 (-10)
$90,000
Played as the Houston Coca-Cola Open (April 26-29). Second-placed Buddy Gardner (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Pavin (USA). [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1983
Coca-Cola
275 (-9)
$72,000
Played as the Houston Coca-Cola Open (May 5-8). Second-placed Lee Elder (USA), Lee Trevino (USA) and Jim Thorpe (USA) finished 5 shots behind Graham (Aus), who recorded the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1982
Michelob
Sneed, Ed
275 (-9)
$63,000
Played as the Michelob Houston Open (May 6-9). Sneed (USA) beat Bob Shearer (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. Sneed recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins, three of them coming in playoffs. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1981
Michelob
Streck, Ron
198 (-15)
$47,250
Played as the Michelob Houston Open (Apr 30-May 3). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) and Jerry Pate (USA) finished 3 shots behind Streck (USA), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1980
Michelob
266 (-18)
$63,000
Played as the Michelob Houston Open (May 1-4). Strange (USA) beat Lee Trevino (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to claim his second PGA Tour win. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1979
x
268 (-16)
$54,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Mike Brannan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Levi (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1978
x
270 (-18)
$40,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Andy Bean (USA) finished 1 shot behind Player (RSA), who recorded his third straight PGA Tour win in a row, and what proved to be the last of his 24 PGA Tour wins. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX. Course used was based on the current back-nine of the Tournament course and part of the neighbouring Panther Trail course].
1977
x
276 (-12)
$40,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 3 shots behind Littler (USA), who recorded the last of his 29 PGA Tour wins. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX. Course used was based on the current back-nine of the Tournament course and part of the neighbouring Panther Trail course].
1976
x
Elder, Lee
278 (-10)
$40,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Forrest Fezler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Elder (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour title. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX. Course used was based on the current back-nine of the Tournament course and part of the neighbouring Panther Trail course].
1975
x
273 (-15)
$30,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Crampton (Aus), who recorded the last of his 14 PGA Tour wins. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX. Course used was based on the current back-nine of the Tournament course and part of the neighbouring Panther Trail course].
1974
x
Hill, Dave
Quail Valley
276 (-12)
$30,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Rod Curl (USA), Steve Melnyk (USA) and Andy North (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hill (USA). [Quail Valley CC, Missouri City, nr Houston, TX].
1973
x
Quail Valley
277 (-11)
$41,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Dave Stockton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Crampton (Aus). [Quail Valley CC, Missouri City, nr Houston, TX].
1972
x
Devlin, Bruce
Westwood GC, TX
278 (-10)
$25,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Doug Sanders (USA) finished 2 shots behind Devlin (Aus). Monday finish after Sunday's final round was rained out. [Westwood GC, Houston, TX. At the time Westwood CC].
1971
x
280 (-4)
$25,000
Played as the Houston Champions International (May 13-16). Tour rookie and first-time PGA Tour winner Green (USA) beat Don January (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].
1970
x
Gilbert, Gibby
282 (-2)
$23,000
Played as the Houston Champions International. First-time PGA tour winner Gilbert (USA) beat Bruce Crampton (Aus) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].
1969
x
(not played)
x
x
Not played in 1969; Champions GC hosted the US Open.
1968
x
274 (-10)
$20,000
Played as the Houston Champions International. Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 1 shot behind De Vicenzo (Arg). [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].
1967
x
Beard, Frank
274 (-10)
$23,000
Played as the Houston Champions International. Defending champion and second-placed Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Beard (USA). [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].
1966
x
275 (-9)
$21,000
Played as the Houston Champions International. Second-placed Gardner Dickinson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA). [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].
1965
x
Sharpstown CC
273 (-11)
$12,000
Played as the Houston Classic. Second-placed Bruce Devlin (Aus) and Chi Chi Rodriguez (Puerto Rico) finished 1 shot behind Nichols (USA). [Sharpstown CC, Houston, TX. Now called Sharpstown Park (Municipal) Golf Course].
1964
x
Souchak, Mike
Sharpstown CC
278 (-6)
$7,500
Played as the Houston Classic. Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 1 shot shots behind Souchak (USA). [Sharpstown CC, Houston, TX. Now called Sharpstown Park (Municipal) Golf Course].
1963
x
268 (-12)
$10,000
Played as the Houston Classic. Second-placed Fred Hawkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Charles (NZ). [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1962
x
278 (-2)
$9,000
Played as the Houston Classic. Nichols (USA) beat Dan Sikes (USA) with an eagle-three at the first sudden-death playoff hole. Nichols (71) and Sikes (71) had earlier tied an 18-hole playoff, in which tour rookie Jack Nicklaus (USA) shot 75 and was eliminated. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1961
x
276 (-4)
$7,000
Played as the Houston Classic. Hebert (USA) beat Ken Venturi (USA) at the first sudden-death playoff hole, after both men had shot 69 in an 18-hole playoff. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1960
x
Collins, Bill
280 (-8)
$5,300
Played as the Houston Classic. Collins (USA) beat Arnold Palmer (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Collins 69, Palmer 71). [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1959
x
277 (-11)
$4,300
Played as the Houston Classic. Burke Jr (USA) beat Julius Boros (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Burke Jr 64, Boros 69). [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1958
x
Oliver, Ed
281 (-7)
$4,300
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) and Jay Hebert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ed "Porky" Oliver (USA), who recorded the last of his 8 PGA Tour victories. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1957
x
279 (-9)
$7,500
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Doug Ford (USA) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA), whose 69 was the only sub-par round of the final day. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1956
x
Kroll, Ted
277 (-11)
$6,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Jack Burke Jr (USA) and Dave Douglas (USA) finished 3 shots behind Kroll (USA). [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1955
x
Souchak, Mike
273 (-15)
$6,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Jerry Barber (USA) finished 2 shots behind back-to-back PGA Tour winner Souchak (USA). This was Souchak's second PGA Tour win, coming just one week after his first-time PGA Tour win in the 1955 Texas Open. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1954
x
Douglas, Dave
277 (-11)
$6,000
Played as the Houston Open. Defending champion and second-placed Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 2 shots behind Douglas (USA), who recorded the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1953
x
283 (-5)
$4,000
Played as the Houston Open. Middlecoff (USA) beat Shelley Mayfield (USA), Jim Ferrier (Aus/USA), Earl Stewart (USA) and Bill Nary (USA) in the PGA Tour's first 18-hole five-way playoff (Middlecoff 69, Mayfield & Ferrier 71, Stewart 72 and Nary 75). Middlecoff could have won in regulation play, but missed a three-foot par putt at the 72nd hole. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1952
x
277 (-11)
$2,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Frank Stranahan (USA, amateur) finished 6 shots behind Burke Jr (USA). This was the second of four straight wins for Burke Jr, who a week earlier captured the Texas Open, and in subsequent weeks won the Baton Rouge and St Petersburg Opens. (San Antonio. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1951
x
Furgol, Marty
277 (-11)
$2,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Jack Burke Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind Furgol (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1950
x
BraeBurn CC
277 (-11)
$2,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Pete Cooper (USA) finished 3 shots behind Middlecoff (USA). [BraeBurn CC, Houston, TX].
1949
x
Palmer, Johnny
Pine Forest CC
272 (-16)
$2,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA), whose final round 67 secured the win. [Pine Forest CC, Houston, TX].
1948
x
(not played)
BraeBurn CC, TX
x
x
Not played in 1948.
1947
x
277 (-11)
$2,000
Played as the Houston Open. Second-placed Ellsworth Vines (USA) and Johnny Palmer (USA) finished 5 shots behind Locke (S Africa). [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1946
x
River Oaks CC
274 (-10)
$2,000
Played as the inaugural Houston Open. Second-placed Ben Hogan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Nelson (USA). [River Oaks CC, Houston, TX].
 

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