The Only PGA Tour Golfers With Multiple Rounds of 60 and Lower

Jim Furyk has two rounds below 60

In the long history of the PGA Tour, only three golfers (so far) have carded multiple rounds of 60 or lower.

The first 60 in tour history (it was by Al Brosch) happened in 1951. The first 59 (by Al Geiberger) was in 1977. And the first 58 (by one of the golfers listed below) was in 2016.

These are the golfers with multiple rounds of 60 and below on the PGA Tour:

Jim Furyk: 58 and 59

Furyk joined the 59 club in 2013 in the second round of the BMW Championship. He carded one eagle, 11 birdies and one bogey. He sank a 3-foot, 3-inch putt on his final hole to secure the 59.

Then, at the 2016 Travelers Championships, in the final round, Furyk shot the first 58 in PGA Tour history. His nines were 27 and 31; he had one eagle and 10 birdies, including seven consecutive birdies at one point.

Both scores were 12-under-par. Furyk didn't win either tournament (third in 2013 and fifth in 2016), but he does hold two distinctions: first 58 on tour, and first golfer with two sub-60 tour rounds.

Phil Mickelson: Three 60s

While Mickelson hasn't (yet) recorded a sub-60 round, he is the first golfer in PGA Tour history with three rounds of 60. Mickelson's 60s:
  • Second round, 2005 FBR Open, 11-under, won by five strokes;
  • First round, 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open, 11-under, won by four strokes;
  • First round, 2019 Desert Classic, 12-under, tied for second place.

Zach Johnson: Two 60s

Before Mickelson became the first PGA Tour golfer to record three rounds of 60, Johnson was already the first golfer to do it twice. Johnson's two 60s:
  • Third round, 2007 Tour Championship, 10-under, tied for second place;
  • Third round, 2009 Valero Texas Open, 10-under, won in playoff.
And that's it. It might feel like 60s aren't all that ununsual on the PGA Tour these days, but, really, they still are.

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