Jim Furyk
Professional golfer
Jim Furyk
James Michael Furyk is an American professional golfer, 2010 FedEx Cup champion, and 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year. He has won one major championship, the 2003 U.S. Open. Furyk is known for consistently playing at the top level and for a visibly unconventional, looping golf swing.
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Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Latest Pebble Beach Pro-Am leaderboard
Yahoo News - 16 days
Feb 10 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the first round from the U.S. PGA Tour Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Thursday in Pebble Beach, California holesplayed rounds -4 Rick Lamb (U.S.) 18 68 Noh Seung-Yul (Korea) 18 68 Joel Dahmen (U.S.) 18 68 -3 Mark Hubbard (U.S.) 18 69 Nick Watney (U.S.) 13 Tim Wilkinson (New Zealand) 13 Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 16 -2 Kelly Kraft (U.S.) 14 Derek Fathauer (U.S.) 15 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 18 70 Mackenzie Hughes (Canada) 17 Robert Streb (U.S.) 14 Robert Garrigus (U.S.) 14 Rob Oppenheim (U.S.) 18 69 Troy Merritt (U.S. ...
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Canada's Hadwin fires rare 59 to grab US PGA lead
Yahoo News - about 1 month
Canada's Adam Hadwin became only the eighth golfer to shoot 59 over 18 holes at a US PGA Tour event, sinking 13 birdies in a bogey-free third round Saturday at the CareerBuilder Challenge. The 29-year-old from suburban Vancouver was one stroke off the tour record 58 fired last year by American Jim Furyk at the Travelers Championship. It was the second US PGA Tour 59 in as many weeks, following American Justin Thomas firing 59 on the way to victory in the opening round at last week's Sony Open in Hawaii.
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Sports Briefing: Jim Furyk Will Lead Next U.S. Ryder Cup Team
NYTimes - about 1 month
Furyk was appointed as the United States captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup, where the American team will try to win in Europe for the first time in 25 years.
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'Quiet leader' Furyk relishes Ryder Cup challenge in Paris
Yahoo News - about 1 month
(Reuters) - Newly appointed U.S. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk welcomes the tall challenge that awaits him in Paris next year when he looks to steer the Americans to their first victory over Europe on foreign soil in 25 years. It's been 25 years," Furyk, who was introduced as captain for the 2018 edition of the biennial competition on Wednesday, said on a conference call about registering the first U.S. road victory since 1993.
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Golf-U.S. PGA Tour RSM Classic scores
Yahoo News - 3 months
Nov 21 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour RSM Classic on Monday in Sea Island, Georgia PLAY-OFF 1 Mackenzie Hughes (Canada) after 3 2 Camilo Villegas (Colombia) after 3 2 Blayne Barber (U.S.) after 3 2 Henrik Norlander (Sweden) after 3 2 Billy Horschel (U.S.) after 2 REGULAR ROUNDS -17 Mackenzie Hughes (Canada) 61 67 68 69 Blayne Barber (U.S.) 63 68 68 66 Camilo Villegas (Colombia) 66 67 64 68 Henrik Norlander (Sweden) 67 67 66 65 Billy Horschel (U.S.) 66 66 65 68 -14 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 64 69 68 67 Ollie Schniederjans (U.S.) 66 68 66 68 Jamie Lovemark (U.S. ...
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Golfer Jim Furyk on the the U.S. Ryder Cup Win
Wall Street Journal - 4 months
Golfer Jim Furyk, 17-time PGA Tour champion, and WSJ's Shelby Holliday discuss the state of the sport, including the U.S.'s recent Ryder Cup victory. Also, he discusses the record 58 he shot at the 2016 Travelers Championship.
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Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Wyndham Championship scores
Yahoo News - 6 months
Aug 21 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Wyndham Championship at the par-70 course on Sunday in Greensboro, North Carolina -21 Kim Si-Woo (Korea) 68 60 64 67 -16 Luke Donald (Britain) 65 68 64 67 -15 Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 66 64 68 67 Brandt Snedeker (U.S.) 65 68 65 67 -14 Billy Horschel (U.S.) 66 68 64 68 Brett Stegmaier (U.S.) 66 67 69 64 Johnson Wagner (U.S.) 66 68 65 67 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 63 68 65 70 Graeme McDowell (Britain) 68 66 64 68 -13 Kevin Na (U.S.) 63 67 67 70 Kevin Kisner (U.S.) 70 67 67 63 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 66 64 67 70 Bud Cauley (U.S. ...
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Furyk Makes PGA Tour History With Final-Round 58
Wall Street Journal - 7 months
With 10 birdies, one eagle and no bogeys, Jim Furyk on Sunday became the first player to shoot lower than a 59 at a PGA Tour event.
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With a 58, Jim Furyk Sets a PGA Tour Record at the Travelers Championship
NYTimes - 7 months
Furyk set a good pace early, finishing his first nine holes in a course-record 27 shots, and ended the tournament at 11 under par.
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Jim Furyk shoots PGA Tour record 58 in final round of Travelers Championship
LATimes - 7 months
Jim Furyk set a PGA Tour record Sunday, shooting a 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship, which was won by Russell Knox, who saved par with a 12-foot putt on the final hole to beat hometown favorite Jerry Kelly by a stroke.  The 46-year-old Furyk got it going early, making his...
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Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Canadian Open scores
Yahoo News - 7 months
July 24 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Canadian Open at the par-72 course on Sunday in Oakville, ON -12 Jhonattan Vegas (Venezuela) 73 69 70 64 -11 Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 66 71 71 69 Martin Laird (Britain) 73 69 68 67 Jon Rahm (Spain) 67 71 72 67 -10 Ricky Barnes (U.S.) 71 68 71 68 Steve Wheatcroft (U.S.) 68 77 64 69 Alex Cejka (Germany) 71 69 69 69 Brandt Snedeker (U.S.) 68 73 66 71 -9 Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 69 71 70 69 Ben Crane (U.S.) 69 70 73 67 Geoff Ogilvy (Australia) 73 71 72 63 Jared Du Toit (Canada) 67 71 70 71 -8 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 70 71 71 68 -7 Chez Reavie (U.S. ...
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Johnson wins first major title amid rules controversy
Yahoo News - 8 months
By Mark Lamport-Stokes OAKMONT, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Long-hitting American Dustin Johnson, seeking major redemption after several near-misses in recent years, won the 116th U.S. Open on Sunday amid high drama and initial uncertainty over his victory margin. In pursuit of his first grand slam crown, the world number six played clutch golf under intense pressure at brutally difficult Oakmont Country Club, finishing in style as he sank a short birdie putt at the last. "Feels good, feels really good, feels well deserved," an emotional Johnson said after finishing three shots in front of fellow Americans Jim Furyk (66) and Scott Piercy (69), and Ireland's Shane Lowry (76).
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Golf-U.S. Open scores
Yahoo News - 8 months
June 19 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. Open at the par-70 course on Sunday in Oakmont, Pennsylvania -4 Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 67 69 71 -3 Scott Piercy (U.S.) 68 70 72 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 68 70 65 -1 Sergio Garcia (Spain) 68 70 72 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 71 68 74 66 Branden Grace (South Africa) 73 70 66 Jason Day (Australia) 76 69 66 1 Kevin Na (U.S.) 75 68 69 69 2 Daniel Summerhays (U.S.) 74 65 69 Zach Johnson (U.S.) 71 69 71 71 Jason Dufner (U.S.) 73 71 68 70 3 David Lingmerth (Sweden) 72 69 75 67 4 Kevin Streelman (U.S.) 69 74 69 72 Bryson DeChambeau (U.S.) 71 70 70 Brooks Koepka (U.S. ...
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Golf-Latest U.S. Open leaderboard
Yahoo News - 8 months
June 17 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the second round from the U.S. Open at the par-70 course on Friday in Oakmont, Pennsylvania holesplayed rounds -4 Andrew Landry (U.S.) 66 -3 Lee Westwood (Britain) 67 Scott Piercy (U.S.) 9 68 Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 7 67 -2 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 68 -1 Danny Lee (New Zealand) 69 Kevin Streelman (U.S.) 69 Bubba Watson (U.S.) 69 Andy Sullivan (Britain) 8 71 Jim Furyk (U.S.) 6 71 Scottie Scheffler (U.S.) 69 0 Sergio Garcia (Spain) 7 68 Brendan Steele (U.S.) 9 71 Daniel Berger (U.S. ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jim Furyk
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Age 45
    On August 7, 2016, Furyk shot a 12-under-par 58 in the final round of the Travelers Championship at TPC at River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut, becoming the first player to shoot 58 in a PGA Tour event.
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    In June 2016, at the 2016 U.S. Open, Furyk finished in a tie for second, three shots behind Dustin Johnson at one under par.
    More Details Hide Details He shot a four-under round of 66 in the final round to vault up the leaderboard. This was the third time during his career Furyk had been runner-up at the U.S. Open.
    Furyk missed the early part of the 2016 season after under-going wrist surgery. This caused him to miss the 2016 Masters Tournament and brought to end a run of 47 consecutive major championship appearances.
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    Furyk holds the record for the lowest score in PGA Tour history with a 58 which he shot during the final round of the 2016 Travelers Championship.
    More Details Hide Details In September 2006 he reached a career high of second in the Official World Golf Ranking. He ranked in the top-10 for over 430 weeks between 1999 and 2015. Furyk was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. His ancestry is Czech and Polish on his mother's side and Ukrainian and Hungarian on his father's side. His father, Mike, was an assistant pro at the Edgmont Country Club and later also spent time as a pro at West Chester Golf and Country Club as well as Hidden Springs Golf Course in Horsham. His early years were spent in the Pittsburgh suburbs learning the game from his father, who was also head pro at Uniontown Country Club in Uniontown, Fayette County.
  • 2015
    Age 44
    Furyk qualified for the 2015 Presidents Cup team but could not play due to the same injury and instead became an assistant captain.
    More Details Hide Details J. B. Holmes replaced him on the team.
    In 2015, at the BMW Championship, Furyk withdrew with a wrist injury.
    More Details Hide Details This was his first withdrawal since 1995, it also came at the same course he had shot a 59 two years before.
    On April 19, 2015, Furyk ended the long slump when he defeated Kevin Kisner with birdie on the second playoff hole at the RBC Heritage.
    More Details Hide Details The victory was his second at the event and his 17th victory on the PGA Tour.
    In February 2015, Furyk held a one shot lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am going into the final round, but shot a two over round of 74 to finish six strokes behind Brandt Snedeker.
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  • 2014
    Age 43
    In July 2014, Furyk held the 54-hole lead at the RBC Canadian Open, with a three stroke advantage over his nearest competitor Tim Clark.
    More Details Hide Details However Clark produced five birdies in his last eight holes to claim the title, after Furyk missed a 12 footer on the 18th green to force a playoff. The three shot margin was the largest 54-hole lead Furyk has ever lost in his tour career.
  • 2013
    Age 42
    On September 13, 2013, Furyk shot a 12-under-par 59 in the second round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois, becoming just the sixth player to shoot 59 in a PGA Tour event.
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    At the 2013 PGA Championship, Furyk led by one stroke going into the final day over Jason Dufner, but this time his lead was overturned on the front nine and he was unable to reduce the deficit as Dufner won by two strokes.
    More Details Hide Details Furyk's caddy since 1999 has been Mike "Fluff" Cowan, who was Tiger Woods' caddy for Woods' first two years as a professional.
  • 2012
    Age 41
    At the 2012 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Furyk led after the first three rounds and looked set to win the championship as he held a one-stroke lead going into the final hole, but a double-bogey cost him the title to Keegan Bradley.
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    At the 2012 U.S. Open, Furyk led after 54 holes and was still the leader deep into the final day, before snap hooking his drive into the trees at the 16th which led to a bogey and was followed by another at the 18th.
    More Details Hide Details He finished in a tie for fourth, two strokes behind Webb Simpson.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 39
    Since Furyk's last victory at The Tour Championship in 2010, he is 0-for-9 with a lead/co-lead after 54 holes.
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    His accomplishments in 2010 won him both the PGA Player of the Year and PGA Tour Player of the Year for the first time.
    More Details Hide Details Since 2012, Furyk has come close on several occasions to winning more titles.
    His victory in the Tour Championship also earned him the 2010 FedEx Cup after winning by one stroke.
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    After going more than two seasons winless, he won a career-best three tournaments on Tour in 2010: The Transitions Championship, the Verizon Heritage, and the season-ending Tour Championship.
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    The 2010 season was a banner one for Furyk.
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    In 2010 he was the FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour Player of the Year.
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  • 2009
    Age 38
    Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009.
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  • 2006
    Age 35
    In the 2006 season, he finished a career-high second on the money list and won the Vardon Trophy for the first time.
    More Details Hide Details He had 13 top-10 finishes, including nine top-3s, four second-place finishes, and two victories.
  • 2005
    Age 34
    He returned to good form in 2005 and regained his top ten ranking, winning a PGA Tour event in that year and two in 2006.
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  • 2004
    Age 33
    In 2004, he only played in fourteen events after missing three months due to surgery to repair cartilage damage in his wrist; he missed six cuts and his highest finish was T6, which caused him to fall out of the top hundred on the money list.
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  • 2003
    Age 32
    Furyk's biggest win to date came on June 15, 2003, when he tied the record for the lowest 72-hole score in U.S. Open history to win his first major championship.
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    He has won one major championship, the 2003 U.S. Open.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1994
    Age 23
    He joined the PGA Tour in 1994 and won at least one tournament each year between 1998 and 2003.
    More Details Hide Details At the time, this was the second-best streak of winning seasons behind Tiger Woods and he made the top ten in the Official World Golf Ranking.
  • 1993
    Age 22
    He won the Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic on the Nike Tour in 1993.
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  • 1992
    Age 21
    Furyk turned professional in 1992.
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    He played college golf at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he was an All-American twice, and led the Wildcats to their first (and only) NCAA title in 1992.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Age 17
    He graduated from Manheim Township High School in Lancaster County in 1988, where he played basketball in addition to being a state champion golfer.
    More Details Hide Details He played his junior golf at Meadia Heights Golf Club just south of Lancaster city.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1970
    Born
    Born on May 12, 1970.
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