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John Huh

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/21/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190

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Overnight leader and World No. 251 John Huh backed up with a 1-over-par 35-38=73 in the second round of the Barracuda Championship, garnering just one point for a 36-hole total of 16 points, down nine places on the live leaderboard to T10, eight points shy of clubhouse leader Stuart Appleby.
The 27-year-old carded eight birdies versus one bogey for a one-point lead after R1, his first 18-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR in his 169th career start. On Day 2, he outpaced birdies at Nos. 2 and 9, with bogeys at 1 (missed par-saver from 4'4"), 11 and 18. The UC-Northridge product striped 13 (of 14) fairways but conjured 12 greens in regulation, losing 1.059 strokes approaching-the-green. He posted a commercial 1.917 putts per GIR and a dismal -1.733 SG: Putting, losing 1.842 strokes against the field at the time he signed his card. Aug 4 - 5:12 PM

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John Huh coasted to a 7-under-par 33-32=65 during round one of the Barracuda Championship, earning 15 points in the Modified Stableform scoring system to stake his claim as the clubhouse leader as play winds down for the day.

Huh has been rather quiet as of late, entering with nine straight finishes of T40 or worse. You'd never know it based on today's scorecard where he traded eight birdies with just one bogey. The altitude of Reno proved no match for Huh who gave himself nine scoring chances from inside 12 feet today. That was good enough to gain 2.356 strokes approaching-the-green while also gaining 2.692 strokes with the putter. Huh is no stranger to success at Montrêux Golf and Country Club as he finished T3 in his 2014 debut but has withdrawn after round one in each of his last two visits.
Aug 3 - 8:44 PM

Making his tournament debut at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, John Huh fired out of the gate with a 3-under-par 34-33=67, throwing his name into the mix after day one.

The typically-accurate Huh split just five (of 14) fairways today but recovered to land 11 greens in regulation. It was steady striking from there that propelled him to five birdies, landing seven approach shots inside 17 feet. The Dallas resident converted on four of those chances included a 15'11" hole out from the fringe at the par-3 11th. Huh also splashed home a 28'3" birdie bomb at the par-3 fourth. Fast starts have been common lately, positioning himself inside the top 10 after R1 in two of his last four starts ahead of this week's event.
Jun 8 - 6:54 PM

John Huh twirled a 3-under-par 32-35=67 during round one of the AT&T Byron Nelson, placing himself just three strokes off the early pacesetters.

The Dallas resident is making his sixth start at the semi-home game at TPC Four Seasons Resort. He has been boom or bust here with a pair of top 20s but everything else outside the top 60. It was nearly all boom today, as he traded five birdies with just one blemish, a double bogey at the par-4 15th. The primary weapon was the flat stick as he splashed home three putts from outside 12 feet to gain 3.812 strokes putting on the field. As a local, he should be in touch with these blustery, swirling Texas winds, making him an interesting name to watch for the remainder of the week.
May 18 - 6:34 PM

A birdie-eagle finish lifted World No. 199 John Huh to a 1-under-par 37-34=71 in today's third round of the Valero Texas Open for a 54-hole tally of 7-under 209, up five places into a two-way T2, one adrift of leader Kevin Chappell.

After kicking off in 67-71, the 26-year-old began in a three-way T7 on 6-under, two shy of 36-hole co-leaders Bud Cauley and Tony Finau. Playing out of the third-to-last threesome, he opened with eight pars and a bogey-5 at the ninth, missing a par-saver from 4'10". The Dallas resident squared the 11th (failed scramble), saved par from 9'11" at the 13th, before breaking the ice from 26 inches for birdie-4 at 14. He gave it right back at 15 (failed scramble) but with the shot of the day, holed out from a greenside bunker at the drivable par-4 17th for eagle. Huh, vying for his second TOUR title in 159 career starts, capped with birdie-4 at 18 from 6'0" to move into the final threesome on Sunday.
Apr 22 - 8:31 PM

Beginning on No. 10 tee, World No. 199 John Huh handed in a 1-under-par 36-35=71 after the second round of the Valero Texas Open for a two-day tally of 6-under 138, down three spots on the live leaderboard to T5.

After an opening 67, the 26-year-old began in a four-way T2, one back of 18-hole leader Branden Grace. He split 11 (of 14) fairways and hit 11 greens in regulation, gaining 0.334 strokes tee-to-green and losing 0.037 around-the-green. The UC-Northridge product squared bogey-5s at 12 and 6, both failed scrambles, offset by three birdies at 14 (from 13'11"), 17 (15'11") and a walk-off 3 at the ninth, also from 13'11". He posted 1.727 putts per GIR, 28 putts total, and 1.693 SG: Putting
Apr 21 - 7:17 PM

John Huh breezed through TPC San Antonio's Oaks Course on his way toward a bogey-free, 5-under-par 35-32=67 in round one of the Valero Texas Open, throwing his name into the mix early on in the week.

Huh put on a ball-striking clinic today, but took his time getting the scoring machine started. On the day he split 12 (of 14) fairways and pelted 15 greens in regulation, but his first birdie didn't come until the par-5 eighth hole where he bombed in a 30'8" putt. That was the only putt he converted from outside nine feet today, with most of his attack coming through the air. Huh walked off the course gaining 4.02 stroke approaching-the-green. That included a 173-yard tee shot at the par-3 13th that he stiffed to 22 inches. Huh already owns a runner-up finish on his Valero resume (2012) but this is just the second time he's opened his Valero week with a red number. This also matches his personal best at TPC San Antonio, with his prior 67 coming in R3 of the 2012 edition.
Apr 20 - 1:11 PM

World No. 227 John Huh tacked on a 2-under-par 35-34=69 in today's final round of the Valspar Championship to finish up on 7-under 277, good for a two-way T9, seven shy of overnight leader and champion Adam Hadwin.

This was the 26-year-old's sixth appearance and third cash, posting progressively better finishes of T33/2015 and T22 last year. It's his 10th cash on the season in 12 starts and second top 25, both top 10s (T10, Shriners). After opening in 69-70-69, the New York, New York, native began on 5-under (T9), nine in arrears to Hadwin. He squared a lone bogey-5 at nine, camouflaged with birdies at Nos. 1, 8 and 11, each from inside of seven feet. For the week, the UC-Northridge product totaled 13 birdies versus six bogeys.
Mar 12 - 7:59 PM

World No. 227 John Huh orchestrated a 2-under-par 33-36=69 in the third round of the Valspar Championship for a three-day total of 5-under 208, up nine places to T11 with play still in progress.

This is the 26-year-old's sixth straight appearance and third straight cash after T33/2015 and T22 last year (71-71-69-74). He arrived off a missed cut (by four) in his last start two weeks ago at the Honda (73-71). Overall, the UC-Northridge product is 10-for-12 on the season with one top 25, a T10 at the Shriners back in November. The Dallas resident began with 69-70, T20 on 3-under, and striped 10 (of 13) fairways and hit 11 greens in regulation, gaining 2.529 strokes tee-to-green and 0.455 SG: Putting. He was bogey-free 4-under thru 11, circling Nos. 4, 6, 7 and 11, the three former from between 13 and 17 feet, before giving shots back at 12, 14 and 15 (failed scrambles). Huh wrapped with a walk-off 3 at the par-4 18th from 4'4".
Mar 11 - 3:45 PM

World No. 223 John Huh smoothed a bogey-free 5-under-par 34-32=66 in the two-day first round of the Genesis Open, currently T2 on the leaderboard, two back of 18-hole leader Sam Saunders with second-round play already in progress.

The 26-year-old was one (of 48) holdovers who didn't get finished on Thursday. He was 4-under thru 12 holes, coming off three straight birdies on Nos. 10-12, when the horn sounded. The UC-Northridge product returned Friday morning to play his final six holes in 1-under, circling the par-3 16th from 11'5". His long of the day was from 19'5" for birdie-3 at five. Huh found 10 (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, recording 1.636 putts per GIR and 2.635 SG: Putting. This was his 11th career round at Riviera CC and second in the red, eclipsing 67/R4 in 2014, the only year he's made the cut (T35) in four prior appearances.
Feb 17 - 11:53 AM

John Huh heads to Riviera Country Club for a showdown at this week's Genesis Open.

Huh is off to the races this season, posting an 8-for-9 record, highlighted by a T10 at the Shriners. That has him positioned 60th in the FedExCup race. This week he'll take on Riviera Country Club, a tough track that has given him problems in the past. In four trips he is just 1-for-4, a T35 in 2014. With just one under-par round in 10 tries at this week's venue, gamers can likely look elsewhere when searching for sleepers.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Feb 15 - 9:40 AM

Past champ John Huh twirled a 5-under-par 33-33=66 during the second round of the 10th OHL Classic at Mayakoba, giving him a two-day tally of 9-under 133.

The 26-year-old known for his precision off the tee is holding true to the reputation, splitting 11 (of 14) fairways today to reach 22 fairways hit on the week. From there he's found a respectable 27 greens in regulation, also scrambling successfully on 6-of-9 misses. El Camaleón Golf Club is still the site of Huh's lone PGA TOUR victory (2012 OHL Classic) and he's collected top 30s in two of his three return visits. Given his continued success at this venue, it will not be surprising to see Huh stick around near the top all weekend, or even possibly earn his second-career victory.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 12:52:00 PM

John Huh tossed up a 3-under-par 33-35=68 in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to post 14-under 270, up two places into a five-way T10.

The 26-year-old was 95th in FedExCup points last season with three top 10s in 28 starts but they all came before March. He hasn't connected four red since T6 at the WM Phoenix Open in February. Though the Dallas resident can go low, as evidenced by his opening 62 this week, he typically has a hiccup (or two) during the week (see 73 in R2). To Huh's credit, he did play the weekend in 67-68, climbing 14 spots to get back in the top 10. Dating back to last season, this is his seventh consecutive made cut (good), but first finish inside the top 30. The UC-Northridge product was making his fifth visit to TPC Summerlin with a previous best of T13 on debut in 2012.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 11:48:00 PM

John Huh tore through TPC Summerlin with a bogey-free, 9-under-par 32-30=62 during round one of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, placing him two strokes off the torrid pace set by Rod Pampling.

Huh found just four fairways today but recovered nicely to land 16 greens in regulation. From there, he let the flat stick go to town, rolling in five putts from 8-to-16 feet. It was a great mixture of stellar iron-play and solid putting. The Texas resident is making his fifth appearance at the Shriners, and already owns three top 30s to his name. His previous best at TPC Summerlin came in the opening round of his debut (8-under 63). Gamers should not expect Huh to repeat this as the week goes on, but there is nothing to suggest he'll slide away, either.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 03:23:00 PM

John Huh coasted to a bogey-free, 6-under-par 33-33=66 during round three of the CIMB Classic, arriving at the three-quarter mark on 10-under 206.

Huh arrived in Malaysia this week without a top 30 over his last seven starts. He squashed that poor form today as he split 12 (of 14) fairways and pelted 17 greens in regulation. The 26-year-old circled six birdies on the day, including a pair of par-3 birdies. Huh has now traded 10 birdies with just one bogey over his last 36 holes at TPC Kuala Lumpur, and will remain an outside threat to win tomorrow if he maintains this level of ball-striking.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 01:03:00 AM