The 2007 Shell Houston Open begins on Thursday and will feature a list of great American and International stars. European Ryder Cup stars David Howell and Lee Westwood of
have all committed to play in the tournament which features a purse of $5.5 million dollars. The #4 player in the world, Adam Scott will join fellow Aussie Stuart Appleby, who is the defending Shell Houston Open Champion, in this years tournament.
Other international stars or players who have won major championships in the field include:
John Daly**, former PGA and British Open winner.
David Toms**, the former PGA Championship and World Match Play Champion.
Former two-time Masters winner Jose Maria Olazabal of
Two-time Masters winner Bernhard Langer of
Former PGA Championship Winners Steve Elkington, Rich Beem and Shaun Micheel.
Former THE PLAYERS Championship and British Open winner Justin Leonard.
Last year's runner-up at the Masters, Tim Clark of
In addition to the great action on the fairways and greens there are some new additions to the course that will please golf fans attending this years tournament.
, has been added near the main gate, and is an area where spectators may use Verizon equipment to make phone calls and check email.
Michelob Ultra Bunker: On Friday and Saturday stick around after the play ends on the course and enjoy some music and refreshments at the *Michelob Ultra Bunker. *The Bunker is back and is a great way to end your day at the Shell Houston Open. Duck Soup will perform and entertain fans immediately after play on the course ends.
**Lone Star Sports and Entertainment, an affiliate of the Houston Texans, is proud to be a partner with the Shell Houston Open and provide an opportunity for football fans to experience the best of both worlds. There are still opportunities for Texans fans to enjoy an exclusive opportunity to enjoy the Shell Houston Open with the Texans Golf Nut package. For information visit www.lsse.net.
For complete information on the Shell Houston Open including schedule, parking, admission please visit http://www.shellhoustonopen.com/schedule.cfm.