Power Rankings: Texas Children's Houston Open

Here are the Power Rankings for the Texas Children's Houston Open:

  1. Scottie Scheffler (USA) - Fresh off historic victories at TPC Sawgrass and Bay Hill, Scheffler leads in numerous categories and has a strong track record at Memorial Park.
  2. Wyndham Clark (USA) - Only beaten by Scheffler in recent starts, Clark is a strong contender with a previous win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
  3. Sahith Theegala (USA) - Showed veteran poise with a T9 finish at THE PLAYERS, leading the field in putting, and has performed well at Memorial Park in the past.
  4. Will Zalatoris (USA) - Making his debut at Memorial Park, Zalatoris's tee-to-green game suits the course well, following recent strong finishes.
  5. Alex Noren (SWE) - With impressive stats across various categories and a consistent season so far, Noren is a solid pick for success at Memorial Park.
  6. Si Woo Kim (KOR) - Ranked 25th in the FedExCup standings, Kim's strong ball-striking skills make him a contender, especially after a recent T6 finish at THE PLAYERS.
  7. Jason Day (AUS) - Showing consistency with three top-10 finishes in 2024, Day has performed well at Memorial Park in previous editions.
  8. Tony Finau (USA) - The defending champion may have had a mixed 2024 season, but his past success at Memorial Park suggests he's a threat to contend.
  9. Keith Mitchell (USA) - Despite a setback at Copperhead, Mitchell's game suits Memorial Park, and his overall form on the Florida Swing has been promising.
  10. Tom Hoge (USA) - Overcoming challenges at THE PLAYERS, Hoge's solid form throughout 2024 positions him as a strong contender at Memorial Park.

As for the tournament details:

  • The Texas Children’s Houston Open returns to its traditional spring slot after being held in the fall for four years.
  • Memorial Park Golf Course hosts the event, with changes including a new green at the par-4 17th hole.
  • Scoring has historically been challenging, with rough being trimmed but southerly winds expected to provide additional difficulty.
  • The tournament coincides with the start of the Houston Astros' 2024 season, adding to the excitement for sports fans in the city.