Houston Open Golf Tournament - A Recap Of The 2021 Event

Author: Megha


The Houston Open Golf Tournament returned to Houston in 2021. After several obstacles faced in the 2020 season, Hewlett Packard Enterprise successfully hosted the tournament this year.  


The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open is the PGA Tour’s professional golf tournament played every year in Houston, Texas. Previously, this event was played in early October, but in 2019 it moved to the fall. Since the PGA Tour year began the previous autumn, this tournament was not part of the 2019 tour. This year, it was one of the first events of the PGA Tour.


The Houston Open Golf Tournament was played from November 11-14 at the Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course in Harris County. Prior to this, the event was played at several Houston venues, including Memorial Park Golf Course. However, after 1963, this was the first time that the tournament was played here. If you are interested in knowing more about the tournament, this article is the perfect read for you. Scroll down and look at all the important information like field lists, ticketing, winner of the tournament, and more. Learn and expand your knowledge about the game. 


Houston Open Golf Tournament Field List 2021


Before we look at the winner of the Houston Open Golf Tournament 2021, let’s see all the players who displayed their talent on the field. Here is the list of all the players on the course during the Houston Open Golf Tournament. 



Paul Barjon

Jason Kokrak

Davis Riley

Christiaan Bezuidenhout

Kelly Kraft

Sam Ryder

Joseph Bramlett

Anirban Lahiri

Scottie Scheffler

Bronson Burgoon

Martin Laird

Adam Schenk

Sam Burns

Andrew Landry

Matthias Schwab

Stewart Cink

Nate Lashley

Adam Scott

Wyndham Clark

Hank Lebioda

Greyson Sigg

MJ Daffue

Marc Leishman

Cameron Sisk

Joel Dahmen

David Lipsky

Roger Sloan

Cam Davis

Luke List

Cameron Smith

Jason Day

Adam Long

Brandt Snedeker

Jason Dufner

Shane Lowry

J.J. Spaun

Tyler Duncan

Peter Malnati

Scott Stallings

Tony Finau

Denny McCarthy

Kyle Stanley

Dylan Frittelli

Tyler McCumber

Shawn Stefani

Brice Garnett

Graeme McDowell

Henrik Stenson

Brian Gay

Maverick McNealy

Sepp Straka

Talor Gooch

Gilbert Mendez

Robert Streb

Branden Grace

Keith Mitchell

Kevin Streelman

Lanto Griffin

Francesco Molinari

Chris Stroud

Emiliano Grillo

Taylor Moore

Brian Stuard

Bill Haas

Trey Mullinax

Adam Svensson

Chesson Hadley

Sebastian Munoz

Hudson Swafford

Brandon Hagy

Matthew NeSmith

Nick Taylor

James Hahn

Joaquin Niemann

Sahith Theegala

Brian Harman

Seung-Yul Noh

Martin Trainer

Tyrrell Hatton

Henrik Norlander

Cameron Tringale

Russell Henley

Carlos Ortiz

Kevin Tway

Jim Herman

Ryan Palmer

Peter Uihlein

Kramer Hickok

C.T. Pan

Dawie van der Walt

Harry Higgs

Taylor Pendrith

Erik van Rooyen

Lee Hodges

Mito Pereira

Harold Varner III

Charley Hoffman

Pat Perez

Jhonattan Vegas

Tom Hoge

Scott Piercy

Jimmy Walker

Max Homa

J.T. Poston

Nick Watney

Mackenzie Hughes

Ian Poulter

Richy Werenski

Sungjae Im

Seamus Power

Lee Westwood

Stephan Jaeger

Andrew Putnam

Vincent Whaley

Zach Johnson

Aaron Rai

Danny Willett

Sung Kang

Chad Ramey

Aaron Wise

Russell Knox

Chez Reavie

Matthew Wolff

Brooks Koepka

Doc Redman

Gary Woodland

Chase Koepka

Patrick Reed



Houston Open Golf Tournament Course Details


Houston Open Golf Tournament 2021 was played at one of the best municipal courses in the nation - Memorial Park Golf Course. After 1963, this was the first time that the Houston Open Golf Tournament was played at this course.


The Memorial Park Golf Course is a world-class golf course visited by over 60,000 patrons every year. Tom Doak, the notable golf course architect, was the man behind the construction of this masterpiece. He designed this course with a state-of-the-art stormwater irrigation system that has the capability of retaining over 80 million gallons of stormwater that can be further used for multiple purposes. This remains the highlight of the course. 


Houston Open Golf Tournament 2021 Result


- Winner: Jason Kokrak

- Runner Ups: Scottie Scheffler and Kevin Tway


The 2021 Houston Open Golf Tournament final leaderboard was headed by an American professional golf player, Jason Kokrak. This was his third PGA Tour title in 2021. He shot 5-under 65 to post a 10-under 270 total and managed to win the tournament by two strokes. His score was enough to win over Kevin Tway and Scottie Scheffler. Out of the total winner’s purse of $7,500,000, Kokrak took home $1,350,000.


After Jason Kokrak, Kevin Tway, and Scottie Scheffler finished T-2 at 7 under and took the position of runner-up of the tournament. Being runner-ups, each of them took home $667,500 out of the total purse. Then, Kramer Hickok finished in solo fourth place and got $367,500 as a prize. 


Houston Open Golf Tournament Ticketing


For providing a better experience, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open Golf Tournament offered multiple ticket options. There were different tickets that made it possible to catch the action without spending a huge chunk of money. If you are eager to know about the ticketing, here is the list. 


- General Admission: $45 to $55

This is the day-specific general admission ticket available for spectators. These tickets must be purchased for each day separately, and then a spectator can enjoy the match from across all the 18-holes. An individual can access any area listed as “Open to the public” with a GA ticket. This pass is not required for kids of age 15 or below. They get free access to the tournament when accompanied by an adult. 


- Venue Hopper: $125

Houston Open Golf Tournament 2021 has introduced a new venue hopper pass. This is the pass that provides the spectator access to the golf course as well as four separate venues to play at during the tournament. These four venues are Cantina at 15, SAS Shoes at 15th tee, Courtyard at 18, and 9th Green Venue. Along with this, the individual will get complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages during tournament play. However, alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Kids of age 4 or above must have this pass to access any hospitality services. 


- Parking Ticket: $20

There will be two parking passes available for the spectators: GA Parking - North West Mall and GA Parking - Minute Maid Park. One can buy any of the passes that will suit their location. However, the parking pass must be purchased before reaching the destination. To make commuting easier, the shuttles will be there that will take the individual to and from the parking lot to the main entrance. 


Note: In 2021, the Astros Golf Foundation decided not to host the Houston Open Concert Series. The series got canceled, and all the individuals who purchased the pass got a full refund. 




Houston Open Golf Tournament Ticket comes with great offers. There are two offers available for providing spectators with additional discounts. These offers are:


- Military And First Responder Discount

This is a discount for all Military personnel who are serving the country. Offering this ticket is a way of showing appreciation and respect for their duty. A GovX account must be created to get the discount, and a verification process must be done. 


- Citi Card Member GA Discount

All the Citi card members can avail this discount. They will receive 15% off on a General Admission pass. One can redeem this offer every day and on any number of tickets. This offer is available for sale separately; however, it will be automatically applied while making the payment.  


Bottom Line

With such great hospitality and outstanding events, attending Houston Open Golf Tournament at least once in your lifetime is a must for all golf enthusiasts. This year, this four-day event was successful and showed the tremendous talent of all the players. If you are a true golf lover, by reading this article, you must be excited to be a part of the ultimate experience next year. Stay updated and wait for the tournament to come back in 2022.





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