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Shell Houston Open 2016: Tee Times, TV Schedule, Purse

Shell Houston Open: Expert Picks from GOLF LIVE
​Our GOLF LIVE panel shares their picks for the Shell Houston Open. Will it be Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, or Louis Oosthuizen atop the leaderboard?

The last tune-up before the Masters begins Thursday at the Shell Houston Open in Humble, Texas.

Players not already in the Masters field will have one final shot to earn an invitation to the year's first major by picking up a last-minute PGA Tour victory.

J.B. Holmes returns this week to defend his title, having beaten Jordan Spieth and Johnson Wagner in a playoff to win last year's Shell, but he'll have to battle Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson, among others, in order to keep it.

Holmes is grouped with Spieth and Patrick Reed for the first two rounds.

What: Shell Houston Open
Where: Golf Club of Houston, Humble, Texas
When: Thursday-Sunday, March 31-April 3
Purse: 6.8 million
Defending champion: J.B. Holmes (-16, playoff)

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TV SCHEDULE

Thursday: 4-7 p.m. EST (Golf Channel)
Friday: 4-7 p.m. EST (Golf Channel)
Saturday: 1-3 p.m. EST (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (NBC)
Sunday: 1-3 p.m. EST (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (NBC)

TEE TIMES (All Times EST)

8:20 a.m. – Jason Kokrak, Hudson Swafford, Tyrone Van Aswegen (1st tee)

8:20 a.m. – Jonas Blixt, Johnson Wagner, Patton Kizzire (10th tee)

8:30 a.m. – Cameron Tringale, Justin Hicks, Anirban Lahiri (1st tee)

8:30 a.m. – Freddie Jacobson, Brendon de Jonge, Mark Hubbard (10th tee)

8:40 a.m. – John Huh, Brendan Steele, Chez Reavie (1st tee)

8:40 a.m. – Steve Marino, Luke Guthrie, Patrick Rodgers (10th tee)

8:50 a.m. – Scott Piercy, Alex Cejka, K.J. Choi (1st tee)

8:50 a.m. – Steven Bowditch, Seung-Yul Noh, Chesson Hadley (10th tee)

9:00 a.m. – Matt Every, Geoff Ogilvy, Ernie Els (1st tee)

9:00 a.m. – Jimmy Walker, Brooks Koepka, Hunter Mahan (10th tee)

9:10 a.m. – Harris English, David Toms, Mike Weir (1st tee)

9:10 a.m. – Vaughn Taylor, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia (10th tee)

9:20 a.m. – Nick Taylor, Camilo Villegas, Stuart Appleby (1st tee)

9:20 a.m. – Tony Finau, Dustin Johnson, Louis Oosthuizen (10th tee)

9:30 a.m. – J.J. Henry, Scott Stallings, Keegan Bradley (1st tee)

9:30 a.m. – Martin Laird, Ricky Barnes, Rafa Cabrera Bello (10th tee)

9:40 a.m. – Graham DeLaet, Greg Owen, Cameron Smith (1st tee)

9:40 a.m. – Andres Romero, Roberto Castro, Jamie Donaldson (10th tee)

9:50 a.m. – Chris Stroud, Colt Knost, Jim Herman (1st tee)

9:50 a.m. – Jhonattan Vegas, Chad Collins, Kyle Reifers (10th tee)

10:00 a.m. – Scott Langley, Adam Hadwin, Steve Wheatcroft (1st tee)

10:00 a.m. – Kyle Stanley, Spencer Levin, Brett Stegmaier (10th tee)

10:10 a.m. – Omar Uresti, Kramer Hickok, Matt Dobyns (1st tee)

10:10 a.m. – Michael Kim, Rafael Campos, Case Cochran (10th tee)

1:10 p.m. – Ken Duke, Charlie Beljan, Robert Allenby (1st tee)

1:10 p.m. – Aaron Baddeley, Will MacKenzie, Will Wilcox (10th tee)

1:20 p.m. – Scott Brown, Andres Gonzales, Harold Varner III (1st tee)

1:20 p.m. – Carl Pettersson, Chad Campbell, Derek Fathauer (10th tee)

1:30 p.m. – Ryan Palmer, Jamie Lovemark, Bernd Wiesberger (1st tee)

1:30 p.m. – Book Weekley, Shawn Stefani, Whee Kim (10th tee)

1:40 p.m.. – Shane Lowry, Stewart Cink, Vijay Singh (1st tee)

1:40 p.m. – Peter Malnati, John Senden, Retief Goosen (10th tee)

1:50 p.m. – Davis Love III, Kevin Streelman, Steve Stricker (1st tee)

1:50 p.m. – Charley Hoffman, Ben Martin, Russell Henley (10th tee)

2:00 p.m. – Charl Schwartzel, Rickie Fowler, Henrik Stenson (1st tee)

2:00 p.m. – James Hahn, Brian Harman, Ben Crane (10th tee)

2:10 p.m. – Jordan Spieth, J.B. Holmes, Patrick Reed (1st tee)

2:10 p.m. – Padraig Harrington, Angel Cabrera, Matt Jones (10th tee)

2:20 p.m.. – Gary Woodland, Lucas Glover, Kevin Chappell (1st tee)

2:20 p.m. – D.A. Points, Sean O’Hair, Carlos Ortiz (10th tee)

2:30 p.m. – Erik Compton, Daniel Berger, Jon Curran (1st tee)

2:30 p.m. – David Hearn, Andrew Loupe, Si Woo Kim (10th tee)

2:40 p.m. – Lee Westwood, William McGirt, Scott Pinckney (1st tee)

2:40 p.m. – Charles Howell III, Jason Gore, Jeff Overton (10th tee)

2:50 p.m. – Bryce Molder, Morgan Hoffmann, Thongchai Jaidee (1st tee)

2:50 p.m. – Zac Blair, Blayne Barber, Hiroshi Iwata (10th tee)

3:00 p.m. – Bronson Burgoon, Rodolfo Cazaubon, Sebastian Vazquez (1st tee)

3:00 p.m. – Dawie van der Walt, Rhein Gibson, Paul McConnell (10th tee)

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