J.B. Holmes used a strong start on Sunday for a Houston Open victory in a three-way playoff against Jordan Spieth and Johnson Wagner. “It worked out for me,” Holmes said.
Scott Piercy tied a tournament record with a nearly flawless 9-under-par 63 to take a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Houston Open on Thursday.
Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed, both Texas-born golfers and Ryder Cup partners, are a part of a strong field at the Shell Houston Open with one eye toward next week.
D.A. Points came back from a long rain delay and made four pars. The last one gave him a one-shot victory in the Houston Open and sent him to the Masters.
Henrik Stenson closed with a 66 on Sunday in the Houston Open and was the leader in the clubhouse when the final round was delayed because of thunderstorms.
Rory McIlroy opened with a 73 on Thursday in the first round of the Houston Open, and is now in danger of missing the cut in his last start before the Masters.