Furyk had a one-shot lead over Steve Stricker. He was about three hours from even teeing off when play was stopped.
No one expected another round like that from him — though Matt Kuchar had a 61 in the morning when conditions were calm.
Jim Furyk has become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59.
Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.
Let the Final Round begin! And what a packed leaderboard it is! Picking a winner won’t be easy.
Jason Dufner, the 36-hole leader, followed a record-tying 63 with a 71 to drop a stroke off the pace.
It’s great to see the 2003 U.S. Open champ’s name at the top of the leaderboard. Furyk is too good and has been in contention too often not to have won more majors (despite his painful looking swing!)
Did the Americans choke away the 2012 Ryder Cup?
Golf fans are chomping at the bit, ready for the games to begin.
While there are many other great and popular players on the American team — including Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk — it is up to Woods to become the leader.
Can Tiger win another major? Perhaps, but the possibility can no longer consume our attention.
Will Graeme McDowell, the affable Irishman who won the U.S. Open two years ago at Pebble Beach, hold on? Or will Jim Furyk hold on and continue to play consistent, solid golf? Can Lee Westwood finally put it all together?
Tiger Woods fell behind the pack during the U.S. Open third round at Olympic Club in San Francisco.
Tiger Woods, David Toms and Jim Furyk share a three-way lead going into round three at the 2012 U.S. Open.
Here’s one vote for Tiger Woods remaining in contention through hole No. 72 — and perhaps beyond — to turn this into the most compelling golf drama in years.