Spieth, Johnson & Woodland To Play In Valero Texas Open

Valero Texas Open officials announced today commitments from three major champions and one of the top International players in the world for the Valero Texas Open, scheduled for April 1-4 in San Antonio. The tournament will be the final PGA TOUR stop prior to the year’s first major championship, the Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA.

Texan Jordan Spieth, winner of both the Masters Tournament and U.S. Open in 2015 and The Open Championship in 2017 will return to San Antonio for a second consecutive start. He finished T30 in 2019. The 11-time PGA TOUR winner’s best finish here was when he was runner-up to Jimmy Walker in 2015.

Zach Johnson is a two-time Valero Texas Open champion, winning in back-to-back fashion in 2008 and 2009. He is also a multiple major champion. He won the 2007 Masters Tournament and The Open Championship in 2015. He owns 12 PGA TOUR career victories.

Gary Woodland won the 2019 U.S Open and is a four-time PGA TOUR winner. His best finish in the Valero Texas Open is a T26 in 2015, the last time he played in San Antonio.

Hideki Matsuyama, currently ranked 24th in the Official World Golf Rankings, is the No.1 ranked Japanese golfer. He has won five times on the PGA TOUR, including two World Golf Championships. He has also won eight times on the Japanese Tour. This will be Matsuyama’s Valero Texas Open debut.

All four players will go on to compete in this year’s Masters Tournament following the Valero Texas Open.

“We’re thrilled to add these world class players to our already strong field,” said Larson Segerdahl, Executive Director of the Valero Texas Open. “ Jordan, Gary, Hideki and Zach will help make next week’s tournament even more exciting for our fans in attendance and watching at home.”

Daily General Admission tickets are limited and are available to the public for purchase through Ticketmaster. Visit https://valerotexasopen.com/tickets/ for more details for ticket availability and parking options.

Be sure to visit www.ValeroTexasOpen.com for the latest updates on health and safety protocols as well as general tournament information, news and to purchase tickets.

PGA TOUR players have until today at 4:00 p.m. Central Time to commit and can withdraw at any time.

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