Jim Furyk delivers a bogey-free 6-under 66 in the first at the BMW Championship
August 15, 2019
- August 15, 2019
Jim Furyk's tee shot lands within inches at BMW Championship
In the opening round of the 2019 BMW Championship, Jim Furyk hits his 197-yard tee shot on the par-3 17th hole to 10 inches then sinks the putt for birdie.
Jim Furyk hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the BMW Championship, and had a good round of putting, with no misses on putts within 10 feet. Furyk finished his day tied for 3rd at 6 under with Joel Dahmen, Lucas Glover, Patrick Cantlay, and Brandt Snedeker; Jason Kokrak and Justin Thomas are tied for 1st at 7 under; and Chez Reavie, Rickie Fowler, Adam Hadwin, Scott Piercy, Rory Sabbatini, Collin Morikawa, Adam Scott, Xander Schauffele, and Tony Finau are tied for 8th at 5 under.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 433-yard par-4 first hole, Jim Furyk had a 131 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Jim Furyk to 1 under for the round.
On the par-5 fifth, Furyk's approach shot set himself up for the eagle on the hole. This moved Furyk to 4 under for the round.
On the par-4 11th, Furyk's 156 yard approach to 6 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Furyk to 5 under for the round.
Furyk stuck his tee shot right next to the pin, setting himself up for a sub 1-foot birdie on the 193-yard par-3 17th. This moved Furyk to 6 under for the round.