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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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