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Jim Furyk

Jim Furyk
Personal information
NameJim Furyk
Full nameJames Michael Furyk
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight185 lb (83.9 kg ; 13.2 st)
NationalityUnited States
ResidencePonte Vedra Beach, Florida
SpouseTabitha
ChildrenCaleigh Lynn (b.2002)
Tanner James (b.2003)
Career
CollegeUniversity of Arizona
Turned professional1992
Current toursPGA Tour (joined 1992)
Professional wins26
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour16
Nationwide Tour1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament4th: 1998, 2003
U.S. OpenWon: 2003
The Open ChampionshipWon: 2003
PGA ChampionshipT6: 1997
Achievements and awards
Vardon Trophy2006
FedEx Cup Champion2010
PGA Player of the Year2010

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James Michael Furyk (born May 12, 1970) is an American professional golfer, 2010 FedEx Cup champion, and 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year. He has won one major championship, the 2003 U.S. Open. Furyk is known for consistently playing at the top level and for a visibly unconventional, looping golf swing. Due to his ability to perform at such a high level despite that swing and his deliberate approach to the game, his devoted fan base has given him the nicknames "The Grinder" and "The Businessman". In September 2006 he reached a career high of second in the Official World Golf Rankings. He ranked in the top-10 for over 350 weeks between 1999 and 2010.


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