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The Tour Report

September 13 2013

5:29 PM

Breakdown: Jim Furyk's 59


Jim Furyk shot 12-under 59 on Friday at the BMW Championship. He birdied two of his final three holes -- closing his round by making a 3-foot, 3-inch birdie putt on Conway Farms' ninth hole --  to become the sixth player to shoot 59 in a PGA TOUR event.

Furyk got off to a hot start, shooting 8-under 28 on his opening nine holes, the back nine at Conway Farms, after making six birdies and holing out from 115 yards for eagle on the par-4 15th.

Furyk was 11 under par after 13 holes at the par-71 Conway Farms after birdies at Nos. 2-4. His momentum slowed after he three-putted the par-4 fifth hole for his only bogey of the day, but he made birdies at Nos. 7 and 9 to become the sixth player to shoot 59 in a PGA TOUR event. He completed the 59 by hitting his 103-yard approach shot at No. 9 to 3 feet, 3 inches.

Hole Par Score Clubs Hit fairway? Length of approach Length of putt Highlight
10 4 Birdie Driver, 9-iron Yes 160 yards 8 feet, 9 inches  
11 3 Birdie 7-iron X 142 yards 2 feet, 10 inches  
12 4 Birdie 3-wood, wedge Yes 147 yards 4 feet, 1 inches  
14 5 Birdie Driver, 3-wood, wedge chip Yes 8 yards 3 feet  
15 4 Eagle Hybrid, 9-iron Yes 115 yards 0 feet, 0 inches  
17 3 Birdie 6-iron X 214 yards 8 feet  
18 5 Birdie Driver, hybrid, 9-iron chip Yes 116 yards 10 feet, 9 inches Watch
2 3 Birdie 7-iron X 175 yards 13 feet, 3 inches Watch
3 4 Birdie 3-wood, 6-iron Yes 175 yards 25 feet, 11 inches Watch
4 4 Birdie Driver, 4-iron Yes 221 yards 5 feet, 4 inches Watch
5 4 Bogey 3-wood, 6-iron Yes 209 yards 3-putt from 29 feet  
7 4 Birdie 4-iron, gap wedge Yes 122 yards 11 feet, 4 inches Watch
9 4 Birdie Driver, gap wedge Yes 103 yards 3 feet, 3 inches Watch