Golf Shell Houston Open Championship

Shell Houston Open Past Winners

Shell Houston Open Leaderboard

Year Player Country Score To par 1st Prize ($) Purse ($)
Shell Houston Open
2015 J. B. Holmes United States 272 −16 1,188,000 6,600,000
2014 Matt Jones Australia 273 -15 1,152,000 6,400,000
2013 D.A. Points United States 272 -16 1,116,000 6,200,000
2012 Hunter Mahan United States 272 -16 1,080,000 6,000,000
2011 Phil Mickelson United States 268 -20 1,062,000 5,900,000
2010 Anthony Kim United States 276 -12 1,044,000 5,800,000
2009 Paul Casey England 277 -11 1,026,000 5,700,000
2008 Johnson Wagner United States 272 -16 1,008,000 5,600,000
2007 Adam Scott Australia 271 -17 990,000 5,500,000
2006 Stuart Appleby Australia 269 -19 990,000 5,500,000
2005 Vijay Singh  Fiji 275 -13 900,000 5,000,000
2004 Vijay Singh  Fiji 277 -11 900,000 5,000,000
2003 Fred Couples United States 267 -21 810,000 4,500,000
2002 Vijay Singh  Fiji 266 -22 720,000 4,000,000
2001 Hal Sutton United States 278 -10 612,000 3,400,000
2000 Robert Allenby Australia 275 -13 504,000 2,800,000
1999 Stuart Appleby Australia 279 -9 450,000 2,500,000
1998 David Duval United States 276 -12 360,000 2,000,000
1997 Phil Blackmar United States 276 -12 288,000 1,600,000
1996 Mark Brooks United States 274 -14 270,000 1,500,000
1995 Payne Stewart United States 276 -12 252,000 1,400,000
1994 Mike Heinen United States 272 -16 234,000 1,300,000
1993 Jim McGovern United States 199^ -17 234,000 1,300,000
1992 Fred Funk United States 272 -16 216,000 1,200,000
Independent Insurance Agent Open
1991 Fulton Allem  South Africa 273 -15 144,000 800,000
1990 Tony Sills United States 204^ -12 180,000 1,000,000
1989 Mike Sullivan United States 280 -8 144,000 800,000
1988 Curtis Strange United States 270 -18 126,000 700,000
Big "I" Houston Open
1987 Jay Haas United States 276 -12 108,000 600,000
Houston Open
1986 Curtis Strange United States 274 -14 90,000 500,000
1985 Raymond Floyd United States 277 -11 90,000 500,000
Houston Coca-Cola Open
1984 Corey Pavin United States 274 -10 90,000 500,000
1983 David Graham Australia 275 -9 72,000 400,000
Michelob-Houston Open
1982 Ed Sneed United States 275 -9 63,000 350,000
1981 Ron Streck United States 198^ -15 47,250 262,500
1980 Curtis Strange United States 266 -18 63,000 350,000
Houston Open
1979 Wayne Levi United States 268 -16 54,000 300,000
1978 Gary Player  South Africa 270 -18 40,000 200,000
1977 Gene Littler United States 276 -12 40,000 200,000
1976 Lee Elder United States 278 -10 40,000 200,000
1975 Bruce Crampton Australia 273 -15 30,000 150,000
1974 Dave Hill United States 276 -12 30,000 150,000
1973 Bruce Crampton Australia 277 -11 41,000 205,000
1972 Bruce Devlin Australia 278 -10 25,000 125,000
Houston Champions International
1971 Hubert Green United States 280 -4 25,000 125,000
1970 Gibby Gilbert United States 282 -2 23,000 115,000
1969 No tournament - club hosted the 1969 U.S. Open
1968 Roberto De Vicenzo  Argentina 274 -10 20,000 100,000
1967 Frank Beard United States 274 -10 23,000 115,000
1966 Arnold Palmer United States 275 -9 21,000 110,000
Houston Classic
1965 Bobby Nichols United States 273 -7 12,000 75,000
1964 Mike Souchak United States 278 -6 7,500 50,000
1963 Bob Charles  New Zealand 268 -12 10,000 50,000
1962 Bobby Nichols United States 278 -2 9,000 50,000
1961 Jay Hebert United States 276 -4 7,000 40,000
1960 Bill Collins United States 280 -8 5,300 35,000
1959 Jack Burke, Jr. United States 277 -11 4,300 30,000
Houston Open
1958 Ed Oliver United States 281 -7 4,300 30,000
1957 Arnold Palmer United States 279 -9 7,500 36,000
1956 Ted Kroll United States 277 -11 6,000 30,000
1955 Mike Souchak United States 273 -15 6,000 30,000
1954 Dave Douglas United States 277 -11 6,000 30,000
1953 Cary Middlecoff United States 283 -5 4,000 20,000
1952 Jack Burke, Jr. United States 277 -11 2,000 10,000
1951 Marty Furgol United States 277 -11 2,000 10,000
1950 Cary Middlecoff United States 277 -11 2,000 10,000
1949 Johnny Palmer United States 272 -16 2,000 10,000
1948 No tournament
1947 Bobby Locke  South Africa 277 -11 2,000 10,000
1946 Byron Nelson United States 274 -10 2,000 10,000
1939-45 No tournament
1938 Harold "Jug" McSpaden United States 212#   700 3,000
1937 Harry Cooper United States 280 -4 700 3,000
1933-36 No tournament
1932 Clarence Clark United States 220# +4 500 2,000
1931 No tournament
1930 Al Espinosa United States 281 -7 600 2,500
1925-29 No tournament
1924 Joe Kirkwood, Sr. Australia 259   500  
Independent Insurance Agent Open
1923 Joe Kirkwood, Sr. Australia 151*   200  
Independent Insurance Agent Open
1922 George Bowden
Pete O'Hara (tie)
  147*      

Shell Houston Open Multiple Winners

  • 3 wins
    • Curtis Strange: 1980, 1986, 1988
    • Vijay Singh: 2002, 2004, 2005
  • 2 wins
    • Joe Kirkwood, Sr.: 1923, 1924
    • Cary Middlecoff: 1950, 1953
    • Jack Burke, Jr.: 1952, 1959
    • Mike Souchak: 1955, 1964
    • Bobby Nichols: 1962, 1965
    • Arnold Palmer: 1957, 1966
    • Bruce Crampton: 1973, 1975
    • Stuart Appleby: 1999, 2006