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Jim Furyk hits golf's magic mark

Updated: September 13, 2013, 10:26 PM ET
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- With a shot at golf's magic number, Jim Furyk had no trouble finishing the job.

Furyk birdied two of his last three holes Friday in the BMW Championship to become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59. Needing a birdie on the par-4 ninth hole at Conway Farms, he stuffed a gap wedge into just over 3 feet and calmly knocked it in.

"A very cool card," Furyk said as he gazed at the scores, which included an eagle when he holed out with a 9-iron.

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