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Jim Furyk

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Jim Furyk (born May 12, 1970) in West Chester, Pennsylvania is an American golfer.

He turned professional in 1992 and won at least one tournament each year on the PGA TOUR between 1998 and 2003. At the time, this was the second best tournament win streak (behind Tiger Woods).

Furyk's greatest career moment to date came on June 16, 2003, when he tied the record for the lowest 72-hole score in US Open history to win his first major championship.

He is also well known for his unconventional swing style; the only instructor he has ever had is his dad, Mike Furyk.

PGA TOUR wins

1995 Las Vegas Invitational
1996 United Airlines Hawaiian Open
1998 Las Vegas Invitational
1999 Las Vegas Invitational
2000 Doral-Ryder Open
2001 Mercedes Championships
2002 Memorial Tournament
2003 US Open, Buick Open

Major championships in bold.

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