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Fisher shoots first 59 in European Tour history

After 46 years, the European Tour finally has its first round of 59.

English golfer Oliver Fisher was sprayed with champagne beside the 18th green after two-putting for par from 40 feet to complete a 12-under round containing an eagle and 10 birdies on a par-71 course at the Portugal Masters on Friday.

It was the first sub-60 round on the European Tour. There have officially been 10 on the U.S. PGA Tour, with one of them a 58 by Jim Furyk in 2016 at the Travelers Championship.

"I obviously knew I was in with a shout of shooting a low one when I made a good start," said Fisher, who reached the turn in 28 after five birdies and an eagle at the par-5 fifth...

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