Title sponsor, venue in limbo as last Shell Houston Open ends

After 26 years, the Houston Open has shed its shell.

Shell Oil Co. has been the namesake sponsor of Houston’s PGA event since 1992, but announced in June it would stop sponsoring the tournament as part of a shift in its sponsorship strategy. The move left the Houston Golf Association — the organization in charge of the event — tasked with finding a new sponsor.

And as if a new title sponsor wasn’t a big enough task, HGA is also without a venue for next year. Its current contract with the…

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