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PHOTOS: 6 players who shot 59 on the PGA Tour

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Al Geiberger became the first to shoot 59 on Tour during the second round of the 1977 Memphis Classic, then named for entertainer Danny Thomas, at Colonial Country Club. Known at Mr. 59, he had 11 birdies and an eagle on the par-72 course.

Paul Goydos' opening-round 59 happened at the John Deere Classic in 2010. He just needed 22 putts to get to 12 under. His 8-under 28 on the back nine matched the lowest nine-hole score in relation to par on the PGA Tour. He then continued with a 4-under on the front nine.
Al Geiberger became the first to shoot 59 on Tour during the second round of the 1977 Memphis Classic, then named for entertainer Danny Thomas who is congratulating him here, at Colonial Country Club. Known at Mr. 59, he had 11 birdies and an eagle on the par-72 course.
During the third round of the 1991 Las Vegas Invitational at the Sunrise Golf Course, Chip Beck caught fire and shot a 13 under (all birdies) on the par-72 layout. He made the turn, after starting on the back nine, with a 7-under 29. He proceeded to shoot 6 under on the front. (Here he is shown celebrating a win at the 1990 Buick Open.)
During the third round of the 1991 Las Vegas Invitational at the Sunrise Golf Course, Chip Beck caught fire and shot a 13 under (all birdies) on the par-72 layout. He made the turn, after starting on the back nine, with a 7-under 29. He proceeded to shoot 6 under on the front. (Here he is shown during the 2002 Louisiana Open.)
David Duval's 59 came during the final round of the 1999 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. He had 10 birdies heading into the 18th, and then eagled the par-5 with a 6-foot putt to reach his 59.
David Duval's 59 came during the final round of the 1999 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. He had 10 birdies heading into the 18th, and then eagled the par-5 with a 6-foot putt to reach his 59.
Al Geiberger became the first to shoot 59 on Tour during the second round of the 1977 Memphis Classic, then named for entertainer Danny Thomas, at Colonial Country Club. Known at Mr. 59, he had 11 birdies and an eagle on the par-72 course.
Paul Goydos' opening-round 59 happened at the John Deere Classic in 2010. He just needed 22 putts to get to 12 under. His 8-under 28 on the back nine matched the lowest nine-hole score in relation to par on the PGA Tour. He then continued with a 4-under on the front nine.
A final round 11-under 59 at the 2010 Greenbrier Classic allowed Stuart Appleby to grab his fifth PGA Tour title in style. He had nine birdies on his front nine, then an eagle and three more birdies on the back nine becoming the fifth player on the PGA Tour to break 60.
A final round 11-under 59 at the 2010 Greenbrier Classic allowed Stuart Appleby to grab his fifth PGA Tour title in style. He had nine birdies on his front nine, then an eagle and three more birdies on the back nine becoming the fifth player on the PGA Tour to break 60.
Jim Furyk's 59 stole the spotlight during the second round of the BMW Championship, the third event of the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs on PGA Tour, at Conway Farms near Chicago. He made an eagle, 10 birdies and a bogey.
Jim Furyk's 59 stole the spotlight during the second round of the BMW Championship, the third event of the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs on PGA Tour, at Conway Farms near Chicago. He made an eagle, 10 birdies and a bogey.

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