Step apart Mr. 58 Jim Furyk, there’s a Mr. 57 on the town now.
Cristobal Del Photo voltaic carded a 13-under 57 on the Astara Golf Championship offered by Mastercard Korn Ferry Tour occasion Thursday. He made it occur on the par-70, 6,254-yard Nation Membership de Bogota’s Pacos course.
That’s the lowest rating in a PGA Tour-sanctioned occasion, and it ties the bottom spherical shot throughout any main skilled tour worldwide. There was a recorded 57 on the Alps Tour in 2019, per golf statistician Justin Ray.
Cristobal Del Photo voltaic: 57 (-13) at @KornFerryTour Astara Golf Championship
Lowest spherical in any PGA Tour-sanctioned occasion all-time
Ties the bottom spherical shot throughout any skilled main tour worldwide – there was a 57 shot on the Alps Tour in 2019.
— Justin Ray (@JustinRayGolf) February 8, 2024
The 30-year-old went out in 27 strokes, tying the bottom nine-hole rating in Korn Ferry Tour historical past. He carded six birdies and an eagle on his opening 9.
Del Photo voltaic made birdies on the primary and third holes earlier than blacking out and making 4 straight birdies. He capped off his entrance 9 with an eagle on the par-4 ninth.
The native Chilean got here dwelling in 30 photographs, including three extra birdies and his second eagle of the day. He was 13-under by way of 15 holes with a robust shot at a 54. Del Photo voltaic made three straight pars to return in and safe the 57.
Whereas this course often is the shortest on the Tour’s schedule, it’s practically 9,000 toes above sea degree and is taken into account a difficult monitor.
He wrote his title within the PGA Tour historical past books and joined some elite gamers who’re within the sub-60 membership.
Del Photo voltaic got here into this occasion in nice type after he completed tied for fourth on the Bahamas Nice Exuma Basic at Sandals Emerald Bay to open the season. He additionally recorded a T27 final week on the Panama Championship.
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