BOB WEST CHIP SHOTS — Houston Open still lead-in for Masters

Published 12:12 am Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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Depending on how things play out, it looks like the Houston Open will be back in its preferred spot as the lead-in to the Masters.

The change, which came about because of the PGA Tour reworking its 2019-20 schedule, is for one year only.

In case you missed it, the recently postponed Masters has been rescheduled for Nov. 12–15.

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Houston was supposed to have had that date as part of the 2020-21 schedule but agreed to move to Nov. 5–8.

Should things play out that way, it would be a huge boost for the first Houston Open at Memorial Park . . .

If you watched CBS’ replay of Tiger Woods’ memorable victory in the 2019 Masters Sunday, you learned a stunning fact about Tiger.

He’s made 20 holes-in-one in his life, but only one since 1999. And that ace came last year in a leisure round with Fred Couples and his son Charlie.

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