Who's who: John Huston

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Who's who: John Huston

  • Name:

    Johnny Ray Huston
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    June 1, 1961 in Mt Vernon, Illinois.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1983

Roll of Honour

Presidents Cup player (1994, '98). Total PGA Tour wins (7).

Did you know?

Huston has a reputation for playing quickly, with very few others coming close to his speed of play.

Top tournaments won by John Huston

2011
America
200 (-16)
$258,750
Dick's Sporting Goods

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Venue

En-Joie

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$258,750

Title sponsor

Dick's Sporting Goods

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].

2005
America
186 (-30)
$315,000
Franklin Templeton

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

186 (-30)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Templeton

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].

2003
America
268 (-20)
$540,000
Farm Bureau

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Farm Bureau

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.].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$432,000

Title sponsor

x

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].

1998
America
260 (-28)
$324,000
United Airlines

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

260 (-28)

Prize money

$324,000

Title sponsor

United Airlines

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].

1998
America
272 (-16)
$360,000
Natl Car Rental

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Natl Car Rental

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].

1994
America
274 (-14)
$252,000
Ryder

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$252,000

Title sponsor

Ryder

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].

1992
America
262 (-26)
$180,000
Oldsmobile

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

262 (-26)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Oldsmobile

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].

1990
America
TPC Eagle Trace
282 (-6)
$180,000
Honda

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Venue

TPC Eagle Trace

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Honda

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].

1988
America
269 (-19)
$80,000
JCPenney

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Huston, John

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$80,000

Title sponsor

JCPenney

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].

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