Jim Furyk

  • Jim Furyk leads by three as local hopes fade at Canadian Open 4 days ago

    American Jim Furyk moved closer to ending a personal winless streak of nearly four years when he earned a three-shot lead after the third round at the Canadian Open in Montreal on Saturday. But a much longer national drought is likely to continue after Canadian hope Graham DeLaet three-putted the final...
  • Rain keeps leaders away at BMW Championship September 16, 2013

    Lake Forest, Illinois: Jim Furyk will have to wait one more day to try to end three years without a PGA Tour victory. The final round of the BMW Championship was suspended Sunday because of steady rain that left too much water on Conway Farms. Furyk, who has a one-shot...
  • Jim Furyk takes 1-shot lead at BMW Championship September 15, 2013

    Lake Forest: Jim Furyk put his 59 behind him with a round that was 10 shots higher in the BMW Championship on Saturday. Now all he wants is a trophy. Furyk recovered from a sluggish start with three birdies in a five-hole span around the turn. A three-putt bogey from 30...
  • Furyk shoots a 59 at BMW Championship September 14, 2013

    Lake Forest, Ill: Before he could take his place in PGA Tour history with a 59, Jim Furyk had to get in the right frame of mind. And that wasn't easy. He was grouchy after the opening round of the BMW Championship. The day that began over breakfast with two friends who...
  • Snedeker dumbfounded by Furyk's 59 at BMW Championship September 14, 2013

    Lake Forest: Brandt Snedeker was the forgotten man at the BMW Championship on Friday, despite ending the second round tied for the lead, after he was totally overshadowed by co-leader Jim Furyk's magical 59. While Snedeker played well in tricky, gusting conditions to shoot a three-under-par 68 at Conway Farms Golf...
  • Furyk left off US team for first time since '96 September 5, 2013

    Jim Furyk kept waiting for the phone to ring to learn about the Presidents Cup. News came from the buzz of a text message, a peculiar way to find out he would not be part of an American team for the first time since Tiger Woods was still trying to...
  • 'Dufnering' has new meaning after PGA Championship win August 12, 2013

    Rochester, New York: 'Dufnering' took on a whole new meaning on Sunday when laid-back Jason Dufner claimed the PGA Championship, transforming the 36-year-old cult figure into a major winner. Dufner, who is not prone to displays of emotion, allowed himself a sheepish smile and a hesitant double fist bump following a...
  • Jason Dufner beats Jim Furyk at PGA Championship for 1st major title August 12, 2013

    Pittsford, New York: Equipped with a two-shot lead at the turn, still carrying a few scars from his PGA Championship collapse two years ago, Jason Dufner never showed signs of cracking. No one expected anything else from a player whose popularity comes from his flat-line personality. He merely waved to the gallery...
  • Clutch finish leaves Jim Furyk one clear at Oak Hill August 11, 2013

    New York: American Jim Furyk used a red-hot putter to leapfrog Jason Dufner for a one-shot lead after Saturday's penultimate round of the PGA Championship, as Rory McIlroy battled his way back into the tournament. Furyk, who began the round two shots back of Dufner in a three-way tie for...
  • Furyk and Scott share Oak Hill lead, Tiger toils August 9, 2013

    Rochester, New York: Jim Furyk and Adam Scott took advantage of rain-softened conditions to surge into a tie for the PGA Championship lead on Thursday as Tiger Woods double-bogeyed his final hole to finish six strokes adrift. American Furyk, whose only major victory came at the 2003 U.S. Open, fired a...
  • Furyk seizes PGA lead with 65, Woods at 71 August 8, 2013

    Pittsford: Jim Furyk has seized the lead at the PGA Championship with a 5-under 65 in the opening round. The 43-year-old American rolled in a long birdie putt at the 16th - his seventh hole of Thursday's opening round - and pushed his score to 6 under until a stumble at...
  • Smile back on Jim Furyk's face at Bridgestone August 3, 2013

    Akron, Ohio: It took Jim Furyk only a week to get over the agony of his late collapse at last year's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and he had a smile on his face after once again flourishing at the elite event on Friday. The PGA Tour veteran, in pursuit of his 17th career...
  • Billy Horschel takes early lead on tough Congressional June 28, 2013

    Maryland: Billy Horschel made three birdies in his opening four holes and hung on for a 3-under 68 for the best score among the early starters at the AT&T National on a cloudy day at Congressional. With thick rough on a long course, par was at a premium. Jim Furyk, Nicolas...
  • Woods leads strong field for next week's Memorial May 25, 2013

    Next week's Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio will feature one of the season's strongest fields with the world's top six players all taking part in the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Top-ranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two...
  • Martin Laird wins Texas Open with a 9-under in final round April 8, 2013

    San Antonio: Martin Laird has spent the last six months on the driving range looking for answers to his struggling game. The Scottish golfer finally found what he was looking for, and then some on Sunday - winning the Texas Open with a final-round 9-under par 63 to overcome a...
  • Arjun Atwal grabs lead at McGladrey Classic October 20, 2012

    Georgia: Arjun Atwal carded eight birdies and a lone bogey to rocket into a one-shot lead over Davis Love III and Jim Furyk after Friday's second round of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island in Georgia. Atwal has not won anywhere since his maiden PGA Tour win in 2010 and his...
  • Jim Furyk leads by one shot after Round 2 at Tour Championship September 22, 2012

    Atlanta: Jim Furyk, hunting his first PGA Tour victory in two years, took advantage of a sizzling start to grab a one-shot lead in Friday's second round of the elite Tour Championship. While tournament favourite Rory McIlroy carded a two-under-par 68 to stay on track for FedExCup playoff honours and the...
  • Furyk loses at Firestone after last-hole collapse August 6, 2012

    Akron, Ohio: PGA Tour veteran Jim Furyk knows better than most how cruel professional golf can be, and he was on the receiving end of a bitter reversal of fortune at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday. Having led the elite World Golf Championships (WGC) event from the opening round at Firestone...
  • Furyk stays in charge, Woods 13 off the pace August 5, 2012

    Akron, Ohio: Rock-steady Jim Furyk maintained both momentum and a two-shot lead in Friday's second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational while seven-times champion Tiger Woods again struggled with his putting. Furyk, who opened with a dazzling seven-under-par 63 in the elite World Golf Championships (WGC) event, followed up with a five-birdie...
  • Cabrera tames Tiger at US Open June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Angel Cabrera held off two of the best players in the world with a final round 69 to capture the 2007 US Open golf crown at the Oakmont Country Club on Sunday and give Argentina their first major championship in 40 years. With no player in the field under...