Jim Furyk will take a one-shot lead into final round of BMW Championship

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There also was a fan in the bleachers behind the 18th who was betting on players and being vocal about it, leading to an exchange with Johnson and Watney.

Sergio Garcia played with Woods and didn’t endure very much at all. It was their first time playing together since Garcia and Woods had a verbal spat at The Players Championship, which ended badly when Garcia jokingly said he would have Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open and serve him fried chicken.

In the suburbs north of Chicago, there was hardly any heckling beyond what is heard at a normal golf tournament in America.

Furyk didn’t make his first birdie until the seventh hole, but he made two more to get back into a rhythm and build a cushion.

Why couldn’t he produce another low round?

“I think there’s probably a mental battle to it,” he said. “But you’re not going to have many days like I played yesterday.”

Of the five previous 59s on the PGA Tour, only two failed to win the tournament — Chip Beck in the 1991 Las Vegas Invitational and Paul Goydos at the 2010 John Deere Classic. Beck had his 13-under 59 in the third round of a 90-hole tournament and tied for third. Goydos had his 12-under 59 in the opening round and was runner-up.

Al Geiberger shot 13-under 59 in the second round of the 1977 Memphis Classic and went on to win. David Duval (13-under 59 at the 1999 Bob Hope Classic) and Stuart Appleby (11-under 59 at the 2010 Greenbrier Classic) shot their rounds on Sunday to win.

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