WOODLAND AND FINAU JOIN A STACKED FIELD FOR THE 2022 CADENCE BANK HOUSTON OPEN
OCTOBER 26, 2022
HOUSTON, Texas - 2019 U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland and four-time PGA TOUR winner Tony Finau join a staked field for the 2022 Cadence Bank Houston Open set for Nov. 10-13 at Memorial Park Golf Course in the heart of Houston.
Finau and Woodland join a field already highlighted by the No. 1 player in the world and 2022 Masters Champion Scottie Scheffler, while also featuring Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama.
Woodland was the winner of the 2019 U.S. Open major championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, which was his fourth PGA TOUR win. His other wins include the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open, the 2013 Reno-Tahoe Open and the 2011 Transitions Championship. A member of the Tour since 2009, Woodland boasts 52 career top-10 finishes and has made the cut in 235 career appearances. He also joined Finau on the 2019 Presidents Cup team. Woodland returns to the Houston Open for the sixth time in his career in 2022.
Like Woodland, Finau will also bring four PGA TOUR wins to the table at the Houston Open, one of which includes a FedEx Cup playoff win at The 2021 The Northern Trust. Some of his other notable wins include two during the 2021-2022 season at the 3M Open and the Rocket Mortgage Classic, which occurred just one week apart in July. He also finished second at the RBC Canadian Open in 2021-22, and his two wins during the 2022 season ranked tied for the fifth on the PGA TOUR. In the 2021-22 circuit, Finau had seven top-10 finishes and ranked ninth in the FedEx Cup. He boasts 10 career second place finishes and has finished in the top-10 in 54 career events. Finau was also Woodland's teammate on the 2019 Presidents Cup team and has been a member of two President Cup teams and two Ryder Cup teams. This year’s Houston Open will be Finau’s seventh of his career.
The field for the 2022 Cadence Bank Houston Open is coming together, headlined by the No. 1 player in the world, 2022 PGA TOUR Player of the Year and 2022 Masters Champion, Scottie Scheffler. In addition to Woodland and Finau, new additions to the field include Zach Johnson (2015 The Open Championship and 2007 Masters), Justin Rose (2013 U.S. Open, 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist), Jimmy Walker (2016 The PGA Championship), Jim Herman, Sepp Straka and Brendan Steele.
Also committed to play in 2022 is Hideki Matsuyama, Sam Burns, Jason Day and Sahith Theegala. Three local Houstonians received sponsor exemptions to play in the tournament, Travis Vick, Walker Lee and Cole Hammer.
CADENCE BANK HOUSTON OPEN TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Tickets for the 2022 Cadence Bank Houston Open continue to be on sale to the public at houstonopen.com/tickets.
There are multiple ticket options available to fans, with pick your day general admission ticket and the venue hopper ticket.
Popular Texas country musician Pat Green will highlight a great week of golf with a performance at the Memorial Park Driving Range, immediately following the final putt of the 2022 Cadence Bank Houston Open on Sunday, Nov. 13. The Pat Green concert is free admission for those who have purchased a Sunday Cadence Bank Houston Open ticket.
American rock band Blackberry Smoke will perform as part of the Cadence Bank Houston Open entertainment on Friday, Nov. 11 at 713 Music Hall in Houston. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the show starting at 7:15 p.m.
For more information on the 2022 Cadence Bank Houston Open golf concerts and to buy tickets, visit houstonopengolf.com/concerts.
ABOUT THE ASTROS GOLF FOUNDATION
The Astros Golf Foundation, founded by Houston Astros Owner & Chairman Jim Crane, is the 501c3 non-profit organization responsible for operating the annual Houston Open.
The Astros Golf Foundation took ownership of the tournament in 2018 with three key objectives: to ensure the PGA TOUR event remained in Houston, to bring the tournament back to its glory and into the heart of the city, and to provide much needed resources and funds to the citizens and community of Houston through park improvements, charitable fundraising and investing in youth. These objectives were achieved through a $34 million renovation to Memorial Park Golf Course completed in two years. The renovations include an upgrade of the municipal course to PGA TOUR standards, construction of a short course for First Tee participants, an expanded driving range, and a new clubhouse that will serve First Tee Houston programming throughout the year.
Additionally, the Astros Golf Foundation will operate and serve underprivileged youth throughout the city with a state-of-the-art facility, the Chevron Center for Education and Golf. This facility will operate year-round and not only provide First Tee instruction, but also serve as a STEM educational center for children in need. The Astros Golf Foundation has also made investments in both scholarship and youth programming at the facility.
The mission of the Astros Golf Foundation is to enrich the lives of Houstonians and empower the community through the game of golf. For more information on the Astros Golf Foundation, please visit HoustonOpenGolf.com.
ABOUT CADENCE BANK
Cadence Bank (NYSE: CADE) is a leading regional banking franchise with approximately $50 billion in assets and about 400 branch locations across the South and Texas. Cadence provides consumers, businesses and corporations with a full range of innovative banking and financial solutions. Services and products include consumer banking, consumer loans, mortgages, home equity lines and loans, credit cards, commercial and business banking, treasury management, specialized lending, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, equipment financing, correspondent banking, SBA lending, foreign exchange, wealth management, investment and trust services, financial planning, retirement plan management, and personal and business insurance. Cadence is committed to a culture of respect, diversity and inclusion in both its workplace and communities. Cadence Bank, Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.
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