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Furyk’s Disappointing Form Continues 1

Posted on April 26, 2011 by Pete South

Jim Furyk struggled in the final round of the Heritage.

Jim Furyk’s defense of his Heritage title from last year ended badly as the American failed to capitalize on an impressive opening three rounds in South Carolina at the weekend. The 2003 Open Champion has struggled to find any consistency this season and that showed as Furyk shot a disappointing final round 76, which saw him drop down the leader board like a stone.

Starting the final day just a shot behind overnight leader Luke Donald, Furyk will have been confident after shooting three consecutive rounds in the 60’s but that confidence slowly evaporated throughout the day. By the time Furyk’s group containing Donald, reached the 15th the American’s day went from bad to worse, with four consecutive double-bogeys to finish his round. Those following the golf betting odds will have been shocked about the way in which he fell apart.

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