Jim Furyk becomes first player to shoot 58 on PGA Tour before...

Jim Furyk becomes first player to shoot 58 on PGA Tour before day’s TV coverage even starts

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CROMWELL, Conn. — Jim Furyk has a place in PGA Tour history all to himself with a new magic number in golf.

Three years after Furyk became the sixth player on tour with a 59, he took it even lower Sunday in the Travelers Championship with a 58.

The 46-year-old American bounced in an eagle from 135 yards on his third hole, ran off seven straight birdies around the turn and picked up his final birdie on the 16th hole with a putt from just inside 24 feet. He rolled in a short par putt on the final hole at TPC River Highlands, thrust his arms in the air and waved his cap to salute thousands of fans who had rushed to the amphitheatre around the 18th green to catch a stunning slice of…



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