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September 14 2013

2:54 PM

How will Furyk follow up his 59?

By Mike McAllister, PGATOUR.COM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Of the first five players who shot 59 in a single round on the PGA TOUR, just three had to come back the next day and play again.

Al Geiberger, the first member of the 59 club, followed up his second-round 59 in the 1977 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic with an even-par 72.

Chip Beck, at the 1991 Las Vegas Invitational, followed up his third-round 59 with a 4-under 68.

Paul Goydos, at the 2010 John Deere Classic, followed up his opening-round 59 with a 3-under 68.

The other two members, David Duval and Stuart Appleby, shot their 59s on the final round (each to win the event).

Now Jim Furyk will feel what it's like to get the competitive juices flowing again after his second-round 59 on Friday at the BMW Championship.

How will he do? Join the discussion below

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MEMBERS OF THE 59 CLUB

 

Player Tournament Scores Result
Al Geiberger 1977 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic 72-59-72-70 Won
Chip Beck 1991 Las Vegas Invitational 65-72-59-68-67 Tied for 3rd
David Duval 1999 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic 70-71-64-70-59 Won
Paul Goydos 2010 John Deere Classic 59-68-67-66 Second
Stuart Appleby 2010 Greenbrier Classic 66-68-65-59 Won
Jim Furyk 2013 BMW Championship 72-59-??-?? ??
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