Saturday, March 25, 2017

PGA Golf Playing Field for the 2017 Shell Houston Open

The 2017 Shell Houston Open golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from March 30 to April 2, 2017, at the Golf Club of Houston located in Humble, Texas. Here is a list of the playing field of top PGA golfers for the 2017 Shell Houston Open.

Top ranked golfers in the playing field include Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott (won this event in 2007) and Rickie Fowler. Those five players are all ranked in the top 10 in the world.

Also playing are Patrick Reed, Justin Rose, Phil Mickelson (won this event in 2011), Matt Kuchar, Jimmy Walker, Jon Rahm, Rafa Cabrera-Bello, J.B. Holmes (2015 winner), Daniel Berger, Bernd Wiesberger, Kevin Chappell, Charley Hoffman and Lee Westwood. All those players are ranked in the top 50 in the world.

Golf major winners in the playing field not included above are Keegan Bradley, Angel Cabrera, Stewart Cink, Jason Dufner, Ernie Els, Lucas Glover, Retief Goosen, Davis Love III and Geoff Ogilvy. 

Previous winners of the Shell Houston Open not listed above are Jim Herman (2016), Matt Jones (2014), D.A. Points (2013), Hunter Mahan (2012), Johnson Wagner (2008), Stuart Appelby (2006, 1999) and Robert Allenby (2000).

The Shell Houston Open is played one week before The Masters and the player who wins this tournament will become Masters eligible. Only 31 players in the playing field are currently eligible for the Masters so there could be plenty of drama this Sunday afternoon on the PGA Tour at the 2017 Shell Houston Open.

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