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Jim Furyk joins the 59 club at BMW Championship
Jim Furyk joins the 59 club at BMW Championship

With a shot at golf's magic number, Jim Furyk had no trouble finishing the job. Furyk birdied two of his last holes at Lake Forest, Ill., stuffing a gap wedge into just over three feet on his final hole Friday at the BMW Championship, and knocked in the putt to become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59. Standing in the ninth fairway at Conway Farms, 103 yards from a front pin, Furyk didn't want to let his chance get away from him. "I said, 'How many opportunities are you going to have in life to do this again,'" he said. "Got to take advantage of it. Tried to knock it in there tight and make it as easy on yourself as you can." The...

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