Never before, in the Texas Open's 95-year history, have so many gathered to experience San Antonio's annual PGA TOUR stop. Showcasing the talents of many of the world’s top golfers including Defending Champion Charley Hoffman, Jimmy Walker, Patrick Reed, Billy Horschel, Matt Kuchar, Luke Donald, Zach Johnson, to name just a few, as they navigated their way around the challenging AT&T Oaks Course.
At the end of a great week and exciting competition, it was Kevin Chappell who claimed his first PGA TOUR victory, hoisted the Valero Texas Open trophy and slipped on the Champion's Boots.
As successful as the Valero Texas Open was “inside the ropes,” the most fulfilling aspect is the event’s impact “outside the ropes.” In 2015, we were proud to become only the fourth PGA TOUR event to eclipse the $100 Million milestone in cumulative funds raised for charity. Thanks to growing community support, this year’s Valero Texas Open, along with the Valero Benefit for Children, raised a record $11 million, bringing the grand total to $127 million in charitable giving.
|Dates||April 16 - 22, 2018|
|Title Sponsor||Player Field||156 Players|
|Format||72 Hole Stroke Play|
|FedExCup Points||500 to the Winner|
|Defending Champion||Kevin Chappell (69-68-71-68--276)|
Current PGA TOUR player Sergio Garcia lent his unique perspective in assisting celebrated golfer and renowned golf course architect Greg Norman with the design of the par-72, 7,522-yard AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio; a part of the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa.
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2017 Champion Kevin Chappell
“Feels like I have a base to kind of jump off from with my career moving forward. Couldn't happen at a better place for me. It just hit me that my first ever PGA TOUR start was the Valero Texas Open back in 2008. So this event is very special to me; as I mentioned it a few times, I’ve been a runner-up here and it definitely had me motivated to get a win here.”
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