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Jim Furyk

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Date of Birth: 1970 , May-12
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Jim Furyk

1970 Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
1992 Started his Professional Golf Career.
2000 Married to Tabitha
2003 Won Major Championship
2010 Won Numerous Awards
2017 Became the Captain for 2018

Detail Timeline of Jim Furyk

May 12 , 1970

Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Jim Furyk is an American professional golfer born on 12th May 1970 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was raised up by his father Mike.  He got graduated from Manheim township High school in 1988 and later enrolled at the University of Arizona where he earned All-American twice fame. Jim holds American Nationality and belongs to White Ethnicity.

1992

Started his Professional Golf Career.

Jim Furyk turned professional golf career in 1992. He won the Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic Tour in 1993. He joined the PGA Tour in 1994 and won at least one tournament each year between 1998 and 2003. 

2000

Married to Tabitha

Jim Furyk married to Tabitha in 2000 after dating for several months. They has two children till now. He is a caring husband and also a father. His marital relationship is very much stronger and there is very less chance of divorce

June 15 , 2003

Won Major Championship

Jim makes his second-best streak of winning seasons behind Tiger Woods and initially, Jim Furyk made his biggest after winning first major Championship when he tied the record for the lowest 72-hole score in U.S. Open history.  

2010

Won Numerous Awards

 Jim won best three tournaments on tourTransitions ChampionshipVerizon HeritageFedEx Cup and also won PGA Player of the year as well as PGA Tour Player of the year in the same year which was biggest achievement. 

2017

Became the Captain for 2018

Jim Furyk became the first player to shoot 58 in a PGA Tour event in 2016. After his brilliant performance in the year 2016, he was named as the United States Ryder Cup Captain in 2017 for the year 2018.

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Furyk started his professional career in 1992 and year after he won the Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic on the Nike Tour. He joined PGA Tour in 1994 and won the tournament every year till 2003 which bring him in top ten ranking around the globe. Jim greatest victory came in U.S. Open when he tied the record for the lowest 72-hole and win his first major championship. The year 2004 was quite disturbing for him due to his wrist surgery but regained his position in 2005. He won ‘’Vardon Trophy’’ after having 13 top-10 finishes, including nine top-3rd and 2nd finishes and victory for twice in the 2006 season.

Jim career got more highlight when he won best three tournaments on tour, Transitions Championship, Verizon Heritage, FedEx Cup and also won PGA Player of the year as well as PGA Tour Player of the year only in 2010. He got qualified for 2015 president Cup team but could perform well due to the raising of his previous injury which hampers his 2016 career too. Furyk became the first player to shoot 58 in a PGA Tour event in 2016 and named as the United States Ryder Cup Captain in 2016 for the year 2018.

Jim Furyk married to Tabitha and has two children till now. He is a caring husband and also a father. His marital relationship is very much stronger and there is very less chance of divorce. Jim has earned a tremendous amount of money from this professional career and also listed in top list many times for making highest amount of money in his tournaments. His current net worth has estimated as U.S. $ 80 Million.