Jim Furyk :: Biography
James Michael Furyk, better known as Jim furyk is an American professional golfer. Furyk is also popular as 2010 FedEX Cup champion and 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year. The talented sportsman was born on May 12, 1970 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S. In his early days, he used to spent time in Pittsburgh suburbs. As his father, Mike was heas pro at the Uniontown Country Club James got a chance to learn some knowledge about the game from his father. James completed his high school education by attending Manheim Township High School based in Lancaster Country in the year 1988. He played basketball while he was studying at Township High School. James used to play junior golf at the Meadia Heights Golf Club. After he joined University of Arizona for completing his graduation, he played college golf at the University. While playing from the University team, he led his team to win NCAA title in 1992.
Talking about his professional journey, James won NIKE Missisippi Gulf Coast Classic after he competed in the NIKE Tour in the year 1993. James success continued when he participated in PGA Tour in 1994. He became the winner of at least one tournament between the year 1998 and 2003. It was his second-best streak of winning the seasons. He secured his place in the top ten in Official World Golf Ranking. However, his biggest win of his career came on 16th June, 2003 with holding the record for the lowest 72-hole score in the history of U.S. open to win first major championship of his career. He missed three months game in 2004 due to surgery of his damage wrist. James returned to his best form in the year 2005 and was even successful to regain his top en ranking. In the same year, he won a PGA Tour event. However, his successful career took a break in 2010 due to going winless for over two seasons. But he bounced back with winning career-best three tournaments. He also received 2010 FedEX Cup after getting victory in the Tour Championship. He even became successful to win PGA Player of the year and PGA Tour Player of the Year in 2010. Later he again put backed for his bad performance in the game. He became unsuccessful to win any of the PGA title since from 2012. Although having a great start in the U.S.Open he couldn’t continue his winning journey. He even reached in the finale in WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and 2013 PGA Championship, but unfortunately became unable to hold title.
Moving towards his personal life, James is a married man. He got married to Tabitha in the year 2000. From his marital relation, he has two children. James is living peaceful life with his wife and children such that there is no news of their divorce yet. He has gained success in his both professional and personal life. His wife Tabitha is suffering from the breast cancer for the two years. Besides this, he has not left his support and affection towards his wife. He was also not seen dating any other girls neither there is any news published of his external link ups and controversies.
Even at the age bar of 43, he is actively going strong in his professional career. The young golf player can learn many things from this talented player. He can be considered as a source of inspiration and role model. The sport genius has a dynamic personality with the height of 6 feet 2 inches. There is no doubt that he gained such a huge recognition through his outstanding sports career. James has earned total net worth amount of $50 million from his successful golf career.
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