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Jim Furyk

Jim Furyk

Player Data
  • Birthplace: West Chester, Pa.
  • Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • College: Arizona
  • Birthdate: May 12, 1970
  • Age: 34
  • Turned Professional: 1992
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Player Notes

Furyk possesses one of the most distinctive and recognizable swings on the PGA Tour, a swing that he describes as natural and athletic. His only teacher has been his father, Mike, who started Jim putting cross-handed at age seven, on the advice of Arnold Palmer and Gary Player. Furyk is considered to be one of the best putters on Tour. . . Member of the 1997, 1999 and 2002 Ryder Cup Team. . . Member of the 1998, 2000 & 2003 Presidents Cup Team . . .Set PGA Tour record for most money earned without a victory with $1.6 million in '97. Since then, the total was raised to $3.4 million by Vijay Singh in 2001...Has been sidelined since the Sony Open in Hawaii with a injury in his left wrist, which an MRI revealed torn cartilage. The wrist has been bothering him since late last year.

Career Victories

Nationwide
1 - 1993 Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic.

PGA Tour
9 - 1995 Las Vegas Invitational; 1996 Hawaiian Open; 1998 Las Vegas Invitational; 1999 Las Vegas Invitational; 2000 Doral Ryder Open; 2001 Mercedes Championships; 2002 Memorial Tournament; 2003 U.S. Open, Buick Open

Other
1995 Lincoln-Mercury Kapalua International

Career Summary

1993 Nationwide Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.96; money $58,240 (ranked 26th); winner Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.98 (ranked T65th); money $236,603 (ranked 78th); best finish, T5th, Las Vegas Invitational.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.04 (ranked T72nd); money $535,380 (ranked 33rd); winner, Las Vegas Invitational.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 24; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.63 (ranked T41st); money $738,950 (ranked 26th); winner, Hawaiian Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 24; top-10 finishes - 13; scoring average 69.64 (ranked 7th); money $1,619,480 (ranked 4th); best finish, 2nd, in Tour Championship, T2nd in Hawaiian Open and Memorial.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 24; top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average 69.50 (ranked 4th); money $2,054,334 (ranked 3rd); winner, Las Vegas Invitational.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 24; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 69.67 (ranked 6th); money $1,827,593 (ranked 12th); winner, Las Vegas Invitational.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played - 95 ; in money -24; top-10 finishes - 8; money $1,940,519 (ranked 17th); Winner at the Genuity Championship

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.06 / (15th); driving distance - 269.9 / (136th); driving accuracy -75.2% / (14th); GIR - 68.0% / (45th); putting - 1.757 / (45th); birdie average - 3.61 per rd / (61st) / total birdies - 343; sand saves - 59.3% / (33rd); scrambling - 63.2% / (22nd); all-around rank - 518 / (39th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; rounds played - 88 ; in money -19; top-10 finishes - 8; money $2,540,734 (ranked 13th); Winner at the Mercedes Championships

2001 Stats
Scoring - 69.92 / (14th); driving distance - 272.5 / (164th); driving accuracy -75.7% / (7th); GIR - 70.5% / (17); putting - 1.738 / (19th); birdie average - 4.03 per rd / (20th) / total birdies - 355; sand saves - 55.4% / (54th); scrambling - 64.9% / (12th); all-around rank - 431 / (18th).

2002 Notes
Another consistent year with eight top-10 finishes. Was under par in 55 of his 85 rounds.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played - 85 ; in money -19; top-10 finishes - 9; money $2,363,250 (ranked 14th); Winner at the Memorial Tournament

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.16 / (16th); driving distance - 271.8 / (173rd); driving accuracy -77.6% / (3rd); GIR - 71.7% / (2nd); putting - 1.777 / (114th); birdie average - 3.53 per rd / (118th) / total birdies - 300; sand saves - 51.9% / (79th); all-around rank - 694 / (71st).

2003 Notes
Has won more than $1 million every year since 1997. Since 1995 has finished no worse than 33rd on the money list

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; Rounds Played - 101; in money - 25; top -10 Finishes - 15; money $5,182,865 Rank (4th); Best finish: Won at the U.S. Open & Buick Open

2003 Stats
Scoring - 69.10 / (5th); Driving Distance - 281.3 / (131st); Driving Accuracy - 75.7% / (4th); GIR - 70.3% / (6th); Putting - 1.736 / (14th); Birdie Average - 4.00 per rd / (18th) / Total Birdies - 404; Sand Saves - 47.9% / (128th); All-Around Rank - 330 / (6th)

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