With preferred lies in effect, World No. 169 Luke List crafted a 4-under-par 34-34=68 in the final round of the Shell Houston Open to cap off his third appearance on 16-under 272, up one spot into a two-way T3, four back of champion Russell Henley, who shot 65.
This was the 32-year-old's best finish at the Golf Club of Houston, previously T27 last year. It's his third top 10 of the season in 15 events and second podium in 77 career starts, joining a career-best T2 at the opposite-field Sanderson Farms back in October, where he was a 54-hole co-leader. After opening in 68-71-65, the Seattle, Washington, native began solo 4th on 12-under, five shy of overnight leader Sung Kang. Playing out of the penultimate threesome, he squared two bogey-5s at Nos. 2 and 11, offset by six birdies at 6, 8, 9, 12, 17 and 18, posting 1.786 putts per GIR and 30 total putts. For the week, he was T7 in birdies with 20, and T2 in bogeys with just four, and was No. 1 in SG: Off-the-Tee (6.216).