Jim FURYK (5)

2014 Masters Tournament

Jim FURYK fact file

Country:  USA

Date of Birth:  12/05/1970

Height:  6ft 2in

Turned Pro:  1992


Famed for his unconventional swing and methodical approach to the game, Jim Furyk enjoys a significant fan base at many of the tournaments he enters. Known on the circuit as "The Grinder" and "The Businessman" the 42-year-old has enjoyed consistent success on the U.S. PGA Tour since turning professional in 1992. Furyk has 26 career tournament wins to his name, including one major at the 2003 U.S. Open and reached a career-high world ranking of number two back in 2006. Upon inspection of Jim Furyk's 'what's in the bag?', the Pennsylvania-born ace plays Callaway clubs and the new FT Optiforce driver was added to the bag at the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational.

PGA TOUR WINS:

2010  The Tour Championship
2010  Verizon Heritage
2010  Transitions Championship
2007  Canadian Open
2006  Canadian Open
2006  Wachovia Championship
2005  Cialis Western Open
2003  Buick Open
2003  U.S. Open
2002  Memorial Tournament
2001  Mercedes Championships
2000  Doral-Ryder Open
1999  Las Vegas Invitational
1998  Las Vegas Invitational
1996  United Airlines Hawaiian Open
1995  Las Vegas Invitational

OTHER WINS:

2009  Chevron World Challenge
2008  PGA Grand Slam of Golf
2006  Nedbank Golf Challenge
2005  Nedbank Golf Challenge
2003  PGA Grand Slam of Golf
2002  Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge
1998  Fred Meyer Challenge
1997  Argentine Open
1995  Lincoln-Mercury Kapalua International

Jim used the Versa #1 wide at 2013 BMW Championship