Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 11/19/14

LUSS, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: Lee Westwood of England tees off on the 18th hole during the Second Round of The Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond Golf Club on July 10, 2009 in Luss, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Three of the top players in the world are coming to the Shell Houston Open. Lee Westwood of England, No. 2 in the current World Golf Rankings, No. 29 Simon Dyson of England and No. 49 Darren Clark of Northern Ireland will be teeing it up at Redstone Golf Club the week of March 28-April 1. Tournament Director Steve Timms believes even more high profile players from around the globe will put Houston on their schedule. Our date the week prior to The Masters continues to make the Shell Houston Open an attractive choice for top players worldwide, said Timms. Adding world class players this early is very positive. Westwood is a full-time member of the PGA TOUR this year. Dyson and Clark received special invitations called sponsor exemptions, to play in regular events. Both Dyson and Clark received an invitation under a special category reserved for non-PGA TOUR members in the top 100 of the World Golf Rankings and in the field for the 2012 Masters. Westwood, who has 33 victories world...
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