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LIV Golf: Bryson DeCheambeau shoots record-setting 58, wins Greenbrier


Bryson DeChambeau had the spherical of his life Sunday.

On the Greenbrier’s White Course, web site of this week’s LIV Golf occasion, DeChambeau made 13 birdies en path to capturing an unimaginable 12-under 58.

On the par-3 18th, DeChambeau drained a protracted birdie putt, which put an exclamation level on his record-setting spherical and despatched the West Virginia crowd right into a frenzy.

It additionally despatched DeChambeau right into a frenzy, as he channeled Phil Mickelson on the 2004 Masters by leaping excessive into the air after his putt dropped.

On the PGA Tour, solely Jim Furyk has ever shot a 58. He achieved that throughout the last spherical of the 2016 Vacationers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut.

Furyk tied for fifth that week, in contrast to DeChambeau, who gained his first LIV Golf title this week on the Greenbrier.

The previous SMU Mustang blitzed the White Course Sunday, as he birdied his last 4 holes to enter uncommon territory.

His 58 is the bottom rating recorded in LIV Golf historical past and the one sub-60 spherical recorded on LIV.

Bryson DeChambeau, U.S. Open, PGA Tour, LIV Golf

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Bryson DeChambeau kisses the championship trophy in celebration after successful the a hundred and twentieth U.S. Open Championship on September 20, 2020 at Winged Foot Golf Membership.
Photograph by Gregory Shamus/Getty Pictures

Apparently, DeChambeau’s victory Sunday marks the primary time he gained a event because the 2020 U.S. Open.

That week, DeChambeau used his immense size to overpower Winged Foot’s West Course—some of the difficult programs on the planet—to complete at 6-under par for the championship.

He was the one participant below par on the 2020 U.S. Open, his first—and up to now solely—main championship victory. He gained by six strokes.

Sarcastically, DeChambeau gained his first LIV Golf occasion this week by six pictures, with Chilean Mito Pereira ending in solo second at 17-under par.

DeChambeau overpowered the Greenbrier too, with no higher instance being how he performed the 216-yard par-3 fifteenth gap.

He launched a 9-iron to about six toes and drained the birdie putt.

A 216-yard 9-iron is solely preposterous.

However so too was his spherical on Sunday, because it caught the eye of the complete {golfing} world.

Jack Milko is a golf workers author for SB Nation’s Taking part in By way of. You’ll be able to comply with him on Twitter @jack_milko for extra golf protection. Remember to take a look at @_PlayingThrough too.


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