SAN FRANCISCO -- Jim Furyk stood on the 13th tee looking at a scoreboard among the cypresses. Little more than an hour to play. He saw that he led the U.S. Open by a shot. How must that feel? To have it there, in reach?
Furyk's eyes betrayed no emotion. Thousands of rounds had brought him there, tens of thousands of rounds in a life in golf. Now, six holes to play.
He'd just walked off the 12th green. On that hole, he'd done the kind of stuff that wins Opens. After hitting three bad shots...Read Full Story
A methodical 69 gave Jim Furyk the clubhouse lead on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO -- Jim Furyk had spent 18 holes scaling Olympic Club's steep hills and trying to steer clear of its trouble. Now, with his voice barely above a whisper, he seemed like he wanted to take a nap right at the table in front of him.
"It's draining both mentally and physically," Furyk said after his Friday 69 moved him to one-under 139. "You have to be on top of your game the whole time."
"Electric...Read Full Story
Jim Furyk should have scheduled a wake-up call.
Another week, another golfer gets disqualified on a rules violation.
Furyk overslept on Wednesday morning after his cell phone lost power, causing his alarm to not go off. He wound up arriving late for his pro-am tee time in The Barclays.
PGA Tour officials, therefore, had to DQ him from the first event of four FedEx Cup playoffs.
It’s pretty unlikely that he’ll drop too far in the standings, but he all but eliminated his chances of improving...Read Full Story
Updated: August 25, 2010, 12:00
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PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Jim Furyk picked a bad time to sleep in.Furyk overslept Wednesday after his cell phone alarm clock lost power overnight, causing him to be late for his pro-am tee time in The Barclays. That left PGA Tour officials no choice but to disqualify him from the first of...Read Full Story
PARAMUS, N.J. — Jim Furyk, the world’s #6 golfer, has been disqualified from The Barclays this weekend for missing his 7:30 a.m. EDT tee time for Wednesday’s pro-am. Professional golfer, Jim Furyk, is rated #6 in the world Furyk said that he overslept Wednesday after his cell phone alarm clock lost power overnight which caused him to be late for his pro-am tee time in The Barclays. Due to a PGA Tour policy on pro-ams adopted in 2004, PGA Tour officials had no choice but to disqualify him...Read Full Story
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