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Encyclopedia > John Huston (golfer)


John Huston (born June 1, 1961) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ...

Huston was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. He attended Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama and was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1983. Auburn University (AU) is a state university located in Auburn, Alabama, in the United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Loveliest Village on the Plains Location Location in Lee County, Alabama Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Alabama Lee County, Alabama Mayor Bill Ham, Jr. ... Golfer after swing. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Huston has won seven PGA Tour events and has had more than 80 top-10 finishes in his career. He has a history of being a "streaky" player, who either plays extremely well or mediocre. At the 1998 United Airlines Hawaiian Open, he broke a 53 year-old record for 72-hole scoring by shooting 280, a 28-under-par performance. He also had a course-record 61 at the 1996 Memorial Tournament. He finished in the top-100 on the money list every year but one during the first 17 years of his career. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ...

Huston's best finish in a major was a T-3 at the 1990 Masters; he also finished fourth at the 2000 U.S. Open. He has featured in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings. The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... This article is about the year. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ...

Huston has a reputation for playing very quickly. Commentator Gary McCord has described Huston as the Tour's fastest golfer, with no one a close second. He lives in the greater Tampa Bay area. Gary McCord (born May 23, 1948 in San Gabriel, California) is an American golfer, commentator, and author. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Landsat image of Tampa Bay Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and estuary along the Gulf of Mexico on the western coast of Florida, made up of Old Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, and the New Tampa Bay. ...

Professional wins

PGA Tour

The Honda Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is played each March in Florida. ... The Ford Championship at Doral is a PGA Tour golf tournament, which takes place over the Blue Monster course at Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami-Dade County, Florida, currently in early March. ... The Southern Farm Bureau Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ...


  • 1985 Florida Open
  • 1988 JC Penney Classic
  • 1997 Father-daughter tournament at the National Car Rental Classic at Walt Disney World (with daughter-Jessica)
  • 2005 Franklin Templeton Shootout (with Kenny Perry)

The Franklin Templeton Shootout is a team golf event that takes place during the PGA Tours Challenge Season, which begins after the last event of the Official Money Season, THE TOUR Championship. ... Kenny Perry (born August 10, 1960 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky) is an American professional golfer. ...

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and profiles



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