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Jul
28
2010

Or like throwing a no-hitter in the Major Leagues? 59 used to be golf’s magic number, a score that guaranteed golfing immortality.

But that number has lost a little bit of its luster lately.

Just this month alone, Paul Goydos became the first player on the PGA Tour in 11 years to shoot a 59, while Steve Stricker and Carl Pettersson nearly joined him, firing 60s. In a Nationwide Tour pro-am last week, Trevor Murphy shot an outrageous 56.

And now a 17-year-old has shot a 57.

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