No questions about Huh
By Seth Kerr
GolfWRX Staff Writer
In an all too familiar finish this year on tour, another player snatched defeat from the clutches of victory.
PGA Tour Rookie John Huh won for the first time in an incredible eight-hole playoff against Robert Allenby at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in just his fifth career start.
It was an unbelievable finish for Huh, who shot an 8-under par 64 and then parred all eight playoff holes to defeat Allenby.
Allenby held a two stroke lead on the tee at No. 18, but double bogeyed the finishing hole to force a playoff. Allenby then parred the first seven playoff holes but bogeyed No. 10, handing Huh the victory.
It is another what could have been for Allenby, who has had a rough go of it after being panned for his performance at the President’s Cup, where he failed to earn a point.
Third round leader, Daniel Summerhays, fell out of contention with a five-bogey 41 on the front nine.
The eight-hole playoff tied for the second longest playoff in Tour history, and was the first playoff to go eight holes since the 1983 Phoenix Open.