Is time running out for Jim Furyk and Davis Love III at the Masters Tournament? Are they getting impatient, knowing there might be more starts behind them than ahead of them? "That should never cross your mind," said Furyk, 40. "But I can't say that it hasn't."
It's not often that Jim Furyk strays from his game plan. It happened in the 2010 Masters Tournament, which was one of the few disappointing weeks that year for Furyk, who won three times, took home the FedEx Cup and was named PGA Tour Player of the Year.
Jim Furyk will tell you that his game is made for the U.S. Open: a gritty, grinding style with an emphasis on calm and control.
Jim Furyk said he rarely steps onto the first tee at the first round of a golf tournament expecting to win.
Jim Furyk took advantage of prime scoring conditions at Augusta National, shooting a 6-under-par 66.
Jim Furyk had his best opening round at the Masters Tournament since 2001, and his second-best Thursday in 12 starts at Augusta National Golf Club.
Jim Furyk has been one of the best putters on the PGA Tour for years. He even led the tour in putting in 1995.
Jim Furyk and Vijay Singh both said it's strange territory to shoot 1-under-par 71 and still move into contention at the Masters Tournament.
When Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh swapped positions at the top of the World Golf Ranking in 2004 and early 2005, the next great rivalry in golf was proclaimed.
Jim Furyk remembers the feeling well. It's one he doesn't want to experience again in a Masters Tournament final round.
Where he will stand after 54 holes is yet to be determined.
Jim Furyk, the 2003 U.S. Open champion with the distinctive loop in his backswing, appears to have a homemade swing.
Jim Furyk really didn't want to miss the cut in the 2005 Masters Tournament. He'd finished fourth in 2003, then was forced to skip the 2004 event because of wrist surgery.