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$5,900,000 Shell Houston Open Field
Redstone Golf Club (Tournament Course)
Par 72 - 7457 Yards
Humble, Texas
Mar 31 - Apr 3, 2011
 
Blake Adams
Lonny Alexander
Robert Allenby
Stuart Appleby
Aaron Baddeley
Cameron Beckman
Rich Beem
Shane Bertsch
Matt Bettencourt
Kris Blanks
Steven Bowditch
Keegan Bradley
Michael Bradley
Joseph Bramlett
D.J. Brigman
Angel Cabrera
Chad Campbell
Alex Cejka
Greg Chalmers
Kevin Chappell
Chad Collins
Erik Compton
Michael Connell
Fred Couples
Ben Crane
Ben Curtis
Stephen Dartnall
Brian Davis
Jason Day
Brendon de Jonge
James Driscoll
Joe Durant
Steve Elkington
Ernie Els
Ross Fisher
Steve Flesch
Harrison Frazar
Tommy Gainey
Robert Garrigus
Bobby Gates
Lucas Glover
Fabian Gomez
Andres Gonzales
Retief Goosen
Scott Gordon
Paul Goydos
Nathan Green
Scott Gutschewski
Padraig Harrington
David Hearn
J.J. Henry
Jim Herman
Tim Herron
Charley Hoffman
J.B. Holmes
Billy Horschel
Charles Howell III
Ryuji Imada
Freddie Jacobson
Brandt Jobe
Kent Jones
Matt Jones
Robert Karlsson
Anthony Kim *
Chris Kirk
Kevin Kisner
Colt Knost
Matt Kuchar
Derek Lamely
Marc Leishman
Tyler Leon
Justin Leonard
Michael Letzig
Spencer Levin
Davis Love III
Jamie Lovemark
Bill Lunde
Jarrod Lyle
Will MacKenzie
Jeff Maggert
Hunter Mahan
Steve Marino
Ben Martin
David Mathis
Billy Mayfair
Scott McCarron
William McGirt
Troy Merritt
Shaun Micheel
Phil Mickelson
Zack Miller
Bryce Molder
Francesco Molinari
Nick O'Hern
Joe Ogilvie
Jose Maria Olazabal
Louis Oosthuizen
Ryan Palmer
Pat Perez
Tim Petrovic
Scott Piercy
Martin Piller
D.A. Points
Alex Prugh
Michael Putnam
Chez Reavie
Jim Renner
Tag Ridings
Chris Riley
Alexandre Rocha
John Rollins
Andres Romero
Charl Schwartzel
John Senden
Webb Simpson
Nate Smith
Kevin Stadler
Scott Stallings
Paul Stankowski
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
Steve Stricker
Chris Stroud
Daniel Summerhays
Vaughn Taylor
Josh Teater
Roland Thatcher
Michael Thompson
Peter Tomasulo
D.J. Trahan
Cameron Tringale
Marc Turnesa
Jhonattan Vegas
Scott Verplank
Johnson Wagner
Jimmy Walker
Charles Warren
Boo Weekley
Lee Westwood
Charlie Wi
Garrett Willis
Dean Wilson
Gary Woodland
Y.E. Yang
* - Defending Champion
 
NOTES
It`s the final tune-up for the Masters. Four of the world`s top five - Lee Westwood, Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar and Steve Stricker - are heading to Redstone for one last taste of competition before the flight to Augusta National. Six winners this year on tour are in the field as some, like Johnny Vegas and Gary Woodland, gear up for their first trip to the Masters. There`s one grizzled veteran in the field, who won this title in 2003. Fred Couples, who donned the green jacket in 1992, picked up his last PGA Tour victory in Houston eight years ago. He contended at Torrey Pines and tied for seventh at the Northern Trust Open, but last year, finished sixth at the Masters. Last year, Anthony Kim toppled Vaughn Taylor on the first playoff hole to get his first tour win since the 2008 AT&T National. Kim missed a six-foot par save at the 72nd hole that would have won in regulation. He and Taylor tied at 12-under 276 and headed back to the 18th for the extra session. Taylor hit a bad drive in the playoff and played his second into a greenside bunker. Kim reached the green in regulation and had 30 feet for birdie. Taylor only managed to get his third to 18 feet and Kim lagged his birdie putt close. Taylor missed the par save and Kim tapped his in for the victory. Kim got off to a great start this season with three consecutive top 20s, but since a tie for sixth at the Farmers Insurance Open, he`s missed two cuts, withdrew from the Northern Trust Open, lost in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and took 60th at Doral. Golf Channel has Thursday and Friday`s action, then NBC takes over on the weekend. Next week is the Masters from Augusta National, where Mickelson claimed his third green jacket last year.