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Golf Roundup: Furyk In Position Again To Win At Firestone

Golf Roundup: Furyk In Position Again To Win At Firestone

Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone. Even with a bogey on his last hole for the second straight day, Furyk did plenty right Friday in the Bridgestone Invitational for another 4-under 66 that gave him a four-shot lead going into the weekend at Akron, Ohio. Furyk ran off three birdies in a four-hole stretch late in his round to reach 8-under 132 in the World Golf Championship event. It's a familiar position for Furyk at Firestone, where he has done everything right except leave with the trophy. During a seven-hole playoff against Tiger Woods in 2001, Furyk missed three birdie putts inside 12 feet for the win, and Woods finally closed him...

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