Grab your clubs, because something seems to be in the air that’s producing an above-average number of record rounds.
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Three rounds of 59 have been recorded in tournaments during the past week.
Brian Hadley was the latest to put up that number. Hadley shot 13-under-par 59 Monday in the first round of the PGA of Ontario Championship at Deer Ridge Golf Club in Kitchener, Ontario.
Hadley’s 59 comes a day after Will Wilcox played his final round of the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship in 12-under 59 and five days after Will Grimmer shot 11-under 59 during the North and South Junior at Pinehurst No. 1.
As for Hadley, a round of 59 is a fine way to start a title defense, which is what Hadley is working toward this week in Ontario.