Jim Furyk Rides Birdie Streak to Pebble Beach Lead

15 February 2015, Posted by , , , , 0

Just when it seemed like Jim Furyk was out of contention for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Tournament title, he came roaring back.

Furyk fired seven birdies in his last 10 holes to finish with a 63 and take a 1-shot lead headed to Sunday.

After starting the day in 14th place, Furyk was 3-under at the turn, then birdied 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, and 18 to finish the back nine with a 30.

Day One co-leader Matt Jones was just 1-under at his turn, then fired off six birdies in seven holes. But Jones crashed back to earth with bogeys on 8 and 9 to slip a stoke behind Furyk.

Day One co-leader Brandt Snedeker also had a late bogey, but came back with a 20-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to make up for it and stay a stroke back.

Nick Watney is fourth at 16-under after firing a 7-under 65. In all, 29 players are at least 10 strokes under par.

After leading through 19 holes, John Daly missed the cut yet again, stumbling to a 1-over 73 and finishing at 5-under.

 

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