Houston - Gulf Coast News & Events

  • Reid Meyers Appointed Executive Director of Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum

    The Board of Directors of the recently reconstituted Texas Golf Hall of Fame and Museum has appointed Reid E. Meyers as its executive director. The Texas Golf Hall of Fame, formerly located at The Woodlands, Texas, and closed in 2001, was reconstituted late last year with a new statewide Board of Directors. The new Board includes officials from the Texa ...

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  • TaylorMade Burner Superfast Driver

    Since it was introduced to the golf community in 2007, the TaylorMade Burner series has become one of the most successful driver and fairway wood franchises in the game. The latest incarnation of these moderately-priced clubs is the Burner Superfast, boasting a lighter weight that results in longer drives. Fourteen grams lighter than the ‘07 and ...

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  • Quail Valley Parks Project Receives Houston Business Journal Recognition

    The Houston Business Journal has presented Missouri City with its 2010 Landmark Award for “Community Impact” for the Quail Valley Parks Project, emphasizing the social, environmental and economic importance of the project to the City, Fort Bend County and the Houston area. The award was announced on Tuesday, April 6 at the Journal’s 10th An ...

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  • Anthony Kim Wins Shell Houston Open in a Playoff

    Anthony Kim rebounded from a bogey on the 72nd hole to beat Vaughn Taylor in a playoff and capture the Shell Houston Open, his first PGA Tour win since the 2008 AT&T National. The victory gives Kim three career PGA Tour titles. "I just look back at last year, after the season was over, I was just complaining about everything," Kim said. &q ...

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  • All Eyes on Couples, Els at Shell Houston Open

    Their confidence buoyed by consecutive wins, Ernie Els and Fred Couples have to like their chances at The Masters less than a fortnight from now. But first the red hot tandem will tackle the Tournament Course at Redstone Golf Club - site of this week's Shell Houston Open. Els, who picked up wins at the CA Championship and Arnold Palmer Invitational in c ...

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  • Massachusetts Couple to Play Pro-Am with Mike and Mike

    ESPN sportscasters Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic again teamed with the Houston Golf Association and the Shell Houston Open PGA Tour event to generate a hefty donation for the V-Foundation for Cancer Research. The Mike and Mike in the Morning co-hosts will play in the Shell Houston Open Grand Pro-Am on March 31, immediately after concluding their live sh ...

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  • Southern Texas PGA Announces 2010 Senior Series Schedule

    The first tournament on the 2010 Bridgestone Golf Southern Texas PGA Senior Series schedule will take place March 15-16 on the Slick Rock Course at Horseshoe Bay Resort. The entry deadline is March 12. This year marks the third consecutive year in which Bridgestone Golf has sponsored the STPGA Senior Series. ...

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  • Defending SHO Champion Paul Casey and Wife Donate $100,000 to Local Charity

    Defending champion Paul Casey returned for Shell Houston Open media day and announced that he and his wife Jocelyn are making a $100,000 donation to local charity through the Houston Golf Association . “This is something Jocelyn and I feel very strongly about,” Casey told media members on hand at the Dick Harmon Learning Center, which double ...

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  • Mike and Mike in the Morning to Broadcast Live March 31 from Shell Houston Open

    For a second straight year the Mike and Mike in the Morning national sports talk show will be broadcasting live from the Shell Houston Open PGA Tour event. Hosts Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic will be doing their show live from the Champions Pavilion, adjacent to the 18th hole at the Redstone Golf Club –Tournament Course. Simulcast on ESPN2 televis ...

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  • 2010 Shell Houston Open Qualifying Events Scheduled

    The 2010 Shell Houston Open is approaching — Houston’s PGA Tour event will take place Apr. 1-4 on the Tournament Course at Redstone Golf Club in Humble. A pair of qualifying events have been announced for golfers hoping to earn spots in the field of the tournament. Pre-Qualifying will be held on Mar. 24, 2010, on the Tradition Course at Spri ...

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