On Aug. 7, 2016, the final round of the Travelers Championship, Jim Furyk had been on the road 29 days. He was in 70th place. He just wanted to get home to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., to see his family.
" I wanted to sleep in my own bed, sit back on the porch with a beer and take a deep breath," Furyk said by phone last month.
All that changed in a hurry.
A nine-hole career record 27 on the front was the foundation for his PGA Tour-record round 58.
"... Holed a wedge at 3, almost holed a 9-iron at 7 and a wedge at 9," Furyk said as he recounted his start. "... The front nine really was quite amazing, and not...