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Jim Furyk surges to fore at PGA Championship

Eclipses Jason Dufner with gutsy round

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — On four occasions in 2012, Jim Furyk woke up on Sunday morning with the lead in a PGA Tour event and 18 holes left to play. He went out and won none of them.

Furyk also coughed up a late lead last year in his Ryder Cup singles match, when he bogeyed the last two holes against Sergio Garcia to gift a pivotal point toward Europe’s eventual 1-point win.

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