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Jim Furyk Records Lowest Golf Round In PGA History

Jim Furyk hugging his caddie after breaking a PGA record

Jim Furyk

After being 16 shots behind leader Daniel Berger heading into Sunday's final round, Jim Furyk just made PGA Tour history.

Today, Furyk shot a 58 in his final round at the Travelers Championship - the lowest round in the Tour's history. In more detail, Fury's history-making round included 10 birdies and an eagle. He made seven straight birdies from holes No. 6 through No. 12.

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Mr. 58!!!!!

Jim Furyk shoots the first 58 in #PGATour history in the final round of the @TravelersChamppic.twitter.com/6e3GOFpNLz

— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) August 7, 2016

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The location of the Travelers Championship is definitely not a course for amateurs. According to the official site:

"First known as Middletown Golf Club in 1928 and later as Edgewood Country Club, TPC River Highlands’ par-70, 6,841-yard course was completely redesigned by the legendary Pete Dye in 1982 and again in 1989 by noted golf course architect Bobby Weed and PGA TOUR Design Services, Inc., with PGA TOUR players Howard Twitty and Roger Matlbie serving as consultants. The course meanders over 148 acres, with stately corridors of mature maple, oak, sycamore and eastern white pine trees framing gently rolling fairways. The course features Bentgrass from tee to green surrounded by bluegrass fescue roughs. Numerous lakes and ponds add to the layout’s beauty, with a well-balanced mixture of long and short holes creating an exciting and memorable golf experience."

Furyk's record is another great accomplishment for his professional golfing resume. In 2003, he won the U.S. Open, and in 2010, he was the FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour Player of the Year.