In its 95th year, the 2017 edition of the Valero Texas Open proved yet again what an enthusiastic and supportive community can accomplish when coming together for a common purpose – gaining brand exposure, entertaining guests and business partners, enjoying time with friends and family, and, of course, raising significant funds for worthy charities across South Texas and well beyond.
Thanks to such broad community support, the tournament continues to cement its place as a premier stop on the PGA TOUR;
|Showcasing the talents of many of the world’s top golfers including Defending Champion Charley Hoffman, Jimmy Walker, Matt Kuchar, Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, Ryan Moore, Graeme McDowell, Billy Horschel, Luke Donald, Zach Johnson, and its new champion, Kevin Chappell;|
|Highlighting the best of San Antonio and Texas hospitality to a global television audience and tens of thousands in attendance; and|
|Raising an unprecedented, $11 million for charity!|
On behalf of the Valero Texas Open and Valero Energy Foundation, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation for your support and the role you played in making this year’s Valero Texas Open an extraordinary success.
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s Valero Texas Open!
Click above to view the 2017 VTO highlight video.
April 16-22, 2018
Valero Energy Corporation
TPC San Antonio
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
AT&T Oaks Course
Designed by World Golf Hall of Fame Member and renowned golf course architect Greg Norman
Kevin Chappell (69-68-71-68--276)
|Player Highlights & Leaderboard|
|77 PGA TOUR Winners|
|9 Major Championship Winners|
|9 Past VTO Champions|
|1 FedExCup Champion|
|21 Different Countries Represented|
|2017 Leaderboard||Other Notables|
|1||Kevin Chappell||69-68-71-68--276 (-12)||T6||Ryan Palmer||74-68-68-71--281 (-7)|
|2||Brooks Koepka||68-74-70-65--277 (-11)||T6||Cameron Smith||72-65-73-71--281 (-7)|
|T3||Kevin Tway||70-68-72-69--279 (-10)||T10||Branden Grace||66-73-70-73--282 (-6)|
|T3||Tony Finau||71-65-74-69--279 (-10)||T10||Bud Cauley||70-66-74-72--282 (-6)|
|5||Aaron Baddeley|| 69-70-73-68--280 (-9)||T10||Camilo Villegas||73-70-69-70--282 (-6)|
| || || ||T13||Jimmy Walker||70-69-74-70--283 (-5)|
| || || ||T18||Ryan Moore||70-70-73-72--285 (-3)|
| || || ||T27||Graeme McDowell||68-74-76-69--287 (-1)|
|Valero Junior Texas Open|
The Valero Texas Open, together with the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), will be hosting the Valero Junior Texas Open at TPC San Antonio this July 10-14.
The premier junior golf circuit in the world, the AJGA, through its tournaments, has developed many of the games current touring professionals, including: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Davis Love III, Jim Furyk, Rickie Fowler, Jimmy Walker, Stacy Lewis, Paula Creamer, and the Valero Texas Open’s reigning Champion, Kevin Chappell.
On Monday, July 10, the Valero Junior Texas Open will host a Junior-Am providing local sponsors a chance to play a competitive round of golf with one of the future stars of the game while raising money for worthy causes. Junior-Am proceeds will benefit The First Tee of Greater San Antonio, the AJGA ACE Grant and Valero Texas Open supported charities. Over the past decade, AJGA Junior-Ams have raised more than $2 million for youth programs.
Contact Valero Texas Open staff at 210.345.3818 with questions and to secure your place in the Junior-Am tournament today.
|Night to Honor Our Heroes presented by Wells Fargo|
With over 1,100 guests comprised of active military representing all ranks and branches, wounded veterans, and corporate partners, the ninth annual Night to Honor Our Heroes presented by Wells Fargo filled the room to capacity.
During the program, Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation presented a mortgage-free home to Cody Miller, and a payment-free vehicle to Jeremiah Busby, both Army veterans.
The highlight of the evening was Medal of Honor recipient, Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta, US Army, and top-ranked PGA TOUR professional and fan favorite, Matt Kuchar.
Staff Sgt. Giunta spoke about his service in his second deployment when his platoon was ambushed in the rugged Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan. As a result of his extraordinary gallantry, unrivalled courage and selfless leadership that day, Staff Sgt. Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barak Obama.
Matt Kuchar, seven-time PGA TOUR winner, concluded with a conversation with the evening’s host, Bill Macatee, lead anchor for CBS Sports; sharing stories of his experience as a member of the victorious 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team and representing his country in the 2016 Rio Games, where Kuchar secured the Bronze Medal in golf’s return to the Olympics.
Following the moving and uplifting event, guests left with a renewed sense of patriotism and gratitude for those who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces.
|Master of Ceremonies, Bill Macatee, CBS Sports Anchor|
|Presentation of Colors by Joint Base San Antonio|
|National Anthem performed by A1C Michelle A. Rajotte, USAF|
|Drill team presentation by Roosevelt High School Riderettes|
|Invocation by Major General (Ret.) Howard Stendhal|
|Active military perspective was shared by Lieutenant General Darryl Roberson, Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio|
|Wells Fargo guest speakers, Suzanne Vantrinot and Perry Hilzedeger|
|Featured Speaker Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta|
|Matt Kuchar, PGA TOUR professional|
Click above to view the 2017 VTO Night to Honor Our Heroes recap video.
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