59 Watch: Rounds of 59 or better in professional golf

59 Watch: Rounds of 59 or better in professional golf

In the history of professional golf, 21 players have shot rounds of 59 or better in a tournament on a major tour. Here's a look at those players, when and where they shot those rounds and how those rounds compared to their competition that week.

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PlayerTourYearTournamentRdScoreTo ParBeat Field Avg.Best Score ByWin?Next Round
Al GeibergerPGAT1977Danny Thomas Memphis Classic259-1311.36Yes72
Chip BeckPGAT1991Las Vegas Invitational359-1310.54No68
Doug DunakeyWeb1998Miami Valley Open259-11N/AN/ANo67
Notah Begay IIIWeb1998Dominion Open259-13N/AN/ANo74
David DuvalPGAT1999Bob Hope Chrysler Classic559-1310.75Yes74 (next start)
Annika SorenstamLPGA2001Standard Register PING259-1310.45Yes69
Jason BohnCanTour2001Bayer ChampionshipFinal58-13???3YesN/A
Masahiro KuramotoJPGT2003Acom International159-1211.25Yes69
Jason GoreWeb2005Cox Classic259-1210.71Yes68
Adrien MorkChalT2006Tikida Hotels Agadir Moroccan Classic259-12N/A5Yes74
Stuart ApplebyPGAT2010Greenbrier Classic459-118.64Yes74 (next start)
Paul GoydosPGAT2010John Deere Classic159-1210.51No68
Ryo IshikawaJPGT2010The Crowns458-1213.15Yes69 (next start)
Jim FurykPGAT2013BMW Championship259-1212.16No69
Will WilcoxWeb2013Utah Championship459-129.05No70 (next start)
Russell KnoxWeb2013Albertsons Boise Open259-129.13No68
Brady SchnellPGATC2014ATB Financial Classic259-13N/A3No67
Kevin SutherlandChamp2014Dick's Sporting Goods Open259-1311.35No74
Nicolo RavanoChalT2016Fred Olsen Challenge de Espana259-12TBD4No68
Stephen JaegerWeb2016Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae158-1211.24Yes65
Jim FurykPGAT2016Travelers Championship458-12Beat Field Avg.4NoTBD

BREAKDOWN

Sub-60 rounds by tour:

  • PGA Tour -- 7
  • Web.com Tour -- 6
  • Japan Tour -- 2
  • European Challenge Tour -- 2
  • LPGA Tour -- 1
  • European Tour -- 0
  • Champions Tour -- 1
  • European Seniors Tour -- 0
  • Australasian Tour -- 0
  • PGA Tour Canada -- 1

Sub-60 rounds by round:

  • First round -- 4
  • Second round -- 12
  • Third round -- 1
  • Fourth round -- 3
  • Fifth round -- 1

Sub-60 rounds by par:

  • Par 70 -- 5
  • Par 71 -- 8
  • Par 72 -- 8

Players who shot 59 who won that tournament:

  • Yes -- 9
  • No -- 12