Change of venue for 2019 Houston Open

A detailed view of the flag pin on the 18th hole during the final round of the Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 1, 2018 in Humble, Texas (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Steve Timms, president and chief executive office of the Houston Golf Association and tournament director of the Houston Open released the following statement in response to a report from SportsRadio 610 that the Golf Club of Houston will no longer host the annual PGA event:

We received noticed this week from The Golf Club of Houston regarding the club’s decision to no longer host a PGA TOUR event. Currently, the HGA’s focus is on securing a long-term title sponsor. The Golf Club of Houston has been a great venue for the Houston Open dating back to 2003 and we look forward to maintaining a great relationship with the club.