Name:Johnny Ray Huston
Born:June 1, 1961 in Mt Vernon, Illinois.
Played as Dick's Sporting Goods Open (June 24-26). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 3 shots behind 50-year-old John Huston (USA), who recorded his first Champions Tour win in his third start on the tour. [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Nov 11-13; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Fred Couples (USA) & Adam Scott (Aus) finished 1 shot behind winning team of John Huston (USA) & Kenny Perry (USA). Of note on the last day was the all-Australian team of Greg Norman & Steve Elkington shooting 15 birdies and an eagle for a final round 55 (which catapulted them into fourth place). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
Played as the Southern Farm Bureau Classic (Oct 2-5). Second-placed Brenden Pappas (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Huston (USA), who recorded the last of his seven PGA Tour victories. [Annandale GC, Madison, nr Jackson, Miss.].
Played as the inaugural Tampa Bay Classic (Oct 19-22). Second-placed Carl Paulson (USA) finished 3 shots behind John Huston (USA). [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
Played as the United Airlines Hawaiian Open (Feb 12-15). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 7 shots behind John Huston (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Played as the National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney (Oct 22-25). Second-placed David Love III (USA) finished 1 shot behind John Huston (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win, and second in this event. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].
Played as the Doral Ryder Open (March 3-6). Second-placed Billy Andrade (USA) and Brad Bryant (USA) finished 3 shots behind John Huston (USA). [Blue Monster course, Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
Played as the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (Oct 15-18). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 3 shots behind John Huston (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].
Played as the Honda Classic (March 8-11). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Huston (USA). [TPC Eagle Trace, Coral Springs, FL].
Played as the JCPenney Classic (Dec 1-4; two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Second-placed Larry Mize (USA) & Martha Nause (USA) finished 2 shots behind the winning team of John Huston (USA) & Amy Benz (USA). [Bardmoor CC, Largo, FL].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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