Vick, Lee and Hammer earn sponsor exemptions for 2022 Cadence Financial institution Houston Open

October 8, 2022

HOUSTON, Texas – The Astros Golf Basis introduced right this moment that three native Houstonians, Travis Vick, Walker Lee and Cole Hammer, have earned sponsor exemptions to play within the 2022 Cadence Financial institution Houston Open, set for Nov. 10-13 at Memorial Park Golf Course.

Travis Vick is a senior on the College of Texas who’s a Houston native and a graduate of Second Baptist Faculty. Vick earned the clinching level because the Texas Longhorns received the 2022 NCAA males’s golf title. On the 2022 U.S. Open he claimed low-amateur honors by taking pictures a 73 on Sunday. Previous to Texas, he was the 2017 Southern Texas PGA Junior Participant of the 12 months, received the 2018 Junior PLAYERS Championship, was a 2018 First Group AJGA Rolex Junior All-American and the No. 2 ranked performed within the class of 2019 by Golfweek/Sagarin.

Walker Lee, additionally a Houston native, is a current graduate of Texas A&M College. Throughout his fifth yr in 2021-22, Lee earned PING Third Group All-America honors, PING All-Central Area Group and was named to Group USA for the Arnold Palmer Cup. He competed in 10 tournaments throughout his last school season, registering a 70.83 stroke common and was victorious on the Marquette Intercollegiate and the Aggie Invitational. Previous to his collegiate profession, Lee was ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard because the No. 2 participant within the state of Texas and the No. 18 participant nationally and was named a 2016 All-American by the American Junior Golf Affiliation amongst different honors.

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Cole Hammer performed collegiately on the College of Texas from 2018-22, successful the 2022 NCAA Males’s Golf championship and 4 particular person tournaments throughout his profession. He earned All-America honors as a freshman in 2019 and third staff honors as a senior in 2022. The Houston native and graduate of Kinkaid, earned three All-Massive 12 choices, and was named each the 2019 NCAA Division I Nationwide Freshman of the 12 months and Massive 12 Freshman of the 12 months. He completed No. 5 within the PGA TOUR College, introduced by Velocity World Class of 2022, incomes him spots in all remaining open-field occasions on the 2022 Korn Ferry Tour schedule and Last Stage of the 2022 Korn Ferry Qualifying Match. He earned a prime 10 end within the Memorial Well being Championship, introduced by LRS, the place he completed tied for seventh.

**THE FIELD
**The sphere for the 2022 Cadence Financial institution Houston Open is coming collectively, headlined by the No. 1 participant on the planet, 2022 PGA TOUR Participant of the 12 months and 2022 Masters Champion, Scottie Scheffler. Additionally dedicated to play in 2022 is Sam Burns, Jason Day and Sahith Theegala.

Burns, a local of Shreveport, La., and graduate of Louisiana State College, is about to compete within the Houston Open for the fourth-straight season. He boasts 4 PGA TOUR victories, together with three within the 2021-22 season with wins on the Valspar Championship, Charles Schwab Problem and Sanderson Farms Championships. In 2021-22 he superior to the TOUR Championship for the second consecutive yr, ending No. 24 within the FedExCup standings. He completed the common season in 2021-22 at No. 3 within the FedExCup standings and was one among simply three gamers to complete the Common Season within the prime 10 in 2021 and 2022.

Day, a former Main winner and former No. 1 on the planet rankings, is dedicated to the sphere for the third-straight season. Along with his 2015 PGA Championship crown, he has 4 extra prime three Main finishes, together with tying for second on the 2011 U.S. Open, third on the 2013 Masters Match, tying for second on the 2013 U.S. Open and second on the 2016 PGA Championship. Total, he boasts 12 PGA TOUR victories. Within the 2021-22 season, he certified for the FedExCup Playoffs for the fifteenth consecutive season.

Theegala is coming off a stellar rookie season in 2021-22, the place he superior to the TOUR Championship and completed No. 28 within the FedExCup standings. He led the PGA TOUR in birdies (433) and rounds within the 60s (55). He recorded 5 top-five finishes, highlighted by a runner-up end on the Vacationers Championship and made 26 cuts in 32 begins.

COMMUNITY PARTNER EVENTOn Thursday, Oct. 6, the Astros Golf Basis welcomed neighborhood companions out to Memorial Park Golf Course to listen to in regards to the thrilling updates to this yr’s match and to play the identical course the professionals will play in simply over a month.

CADENCE BANK HOUSTON OPEN TICKETS ON SALE NOW**
Tickets** to the 2022 Cadence Financial institution Houston Open proceed to be on sale to the general public at houstonopen.com/tickets.

Monday, Oct. 10 is the final day that followers might be the overall admission Good Any Day tickets. These tickets provide essentially the most flexibility as you get to decide on later which day of the match you’ll attend.

After Monday, Oct. 10, the choices to followers would be the choose your day basic admission ticket and the venue hopper ticket.