Shell Open moved to original spot for 2014

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by KHOU 11 Sports staff

khou.com

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 2 at 10:30 AM

HUMBLE, TX — The 2014 Shell Houston Open will be played the week of March 31-April 6 at Redstone Golf Club — Tournament Course, returning to the PGA TOUR schedule slot one week before The Masters Tournament.

The just completed 2013 SHO had a position two weeks before The Masters but still attracted a world class field, including No. 2 Rory McIlroy and 5 others in the Top 11 in the World Golf Rankings.

This year’s Shell Houston Open attracted 45 players from 13 different countries (excluding the U.S.).

Having previously served as the lead-in tournament for The Masters from 2007-2012, the Shell Houston Open has been embraced the both international and U.S. touring pros. Since Redstone Golf Club - Tournament Course has been groomed to emulate fast and firm playing conditions players face at Augusta National.

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