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].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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