59 was on Justin Rose’s mind. He settled for tying a course record.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 13, 2023 3:04 PM CT | Published: August 12, 2023 3:49 PM CT
Tim Buckley
Daily Memphian

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.

Forty-six years ago Al Geiberger shot 59 in the Danny Thomas Memphis Classic and became the first pro to post a score that low in a PGA-sanctioned tournament. Justin Rose didn’t match 59 Saturday, but he did tie the TPC Southwind record.


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