2017 Valero Texas Open Tournament Preview

Valero Texas Open LogoOne of the oldest PGA Tour events, the Valero Texas Open hits the links of TPC San Antonio. If you are looking for Expert Golf Picks for the Valero Texas Open we have some info for you at the bottom but read on for a detailed preview of this historic tournament.

Played at the TPC San Antonio it is the leader among all PGA Tour stops in charitable fundraising and has raised over $100 Million for charities since 2002.

Texas is home to many top PGA Tour players so look for a decent field with a focus on golfers that grew up in Texas and consider it a homecoming of sorts to play the Valero Texas Open.

2017 Valero Texas Open Tourney Preview

The 2017 Valero Texas Open will feature some strong names in the field but in general aside from a handful of upper tier players, the Texas Open will once again be a bit of a weaker field. PGA Tour players already committed to play are: JB Holmes, Jimmy Walker, Branden Grace, Graeme McDowell, Zach Johnson and defending champion Charley Hoffman.

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Dates - April 20 – April 23, 2017

Prize Pool - $6,200,000

First Place - $1,116,000

FedEx Cup Points - 500

TPC San Antonio ATT Oaks Course

Examining the Golf Course

Name of Course – TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course

Where is TPC San Antonio - San Antonio, TX

Texas Open Golf CoursePar – 72

Yards – 7522

Slope – 148

Year Built – 2010

Designed by - Greg Norman

 

Past Valero Winners

Charley Hoffman Defending Valero ChampCharley Hoffman2016 - Charley Hoffman

 

Jimmy Walker2015 – Jimmy Walker

 

Steven Bowditch2014 – Steven Bowditch

 

Martin Laird2013 - Martin Laird

 

Other Valero Texas Open info - Trends, Tidbits

  • Played since 1922 The Valero Texas Open is the 6th oldest professional golf tournament in the world and the 3rd oldest tournament on the PGA Tour
  • Although the golf course changes locations often, the Texas Open has always been played in San Antonio, Texas
  • Arnold Palmer and Justin Leonard have won this event 3 times in their career
  • In 2011 Kevin Na shot a 12-over par 16 on the ninth hole in the opening round

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