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Jim Furyk

Jim Furyk: The anatomy of a 58

How the lowest round in PGA Tour history unfolded..
 

We break down the facts and figures behind Jim Furyk’s record setting round of 58 at the Travelers Championship earlier this year:

7..

Successive birdies, the run started at the 6th hole..

EIGHTEEN..

Greens in regulation. What else were you expecting?

117..

Distance of putts made, his longest putt was from 24 feet..

1.5m..

An estimate of the number of rounds played in the history of the PGA Tour..

6..

Number of players who have shot 59. Furyk was the latest in 2013..

CROMWELL, CT - AUGUST 07: Jim Furyk's (not shown) scorecard is shown after he shot a record setting 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship at TCP River Highlands on August 7, 2016 in Cromwell, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

27..

The eight–under front nine..

135..

Yards holed out from with a wedge at the 3rd..

24..

Total number of putts taken..

FIVE..

His final finishing position, Furyk began the day in 65th spot

Tom Irwin

Tom Irwin

Tom is a lifetime golfer, now over 30 years playing the game. 2023 marks 10 years in golf publishing and he is still holding down a + handicap at Alwoodley in Leeds. He has played over 600 golf courses, and has been a member of at least four including his first love Louth, in Lincolnshire. Tom likes unbranded clothing, natural fibres, and pencil bags. Seacroft in Lincolnshire is where it starts and ends.

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