But those achievements are of little concern, thanks to one hole in Thursday's third round.
The 59-year-old Michigander birdied the par-3 17th island hole on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.
'It came after back-to-back 8s,' he said, 'but that doesn't matter. It doesn't matter if you shoot a hundred. All people want to know is, 'What did you do on 17?''
And Houghton can tell them, 'Birdie.'