Stuart Appleby

Yesterday, in the final round of the Greenbrier Classic, Australia's Stuart Appleby shot just the fifth official round of 59 in PGA TOUR history (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Quickly now…what do Ubaldo Jiménez, Dallas Braden, Roy Halladay, Edwin Jackson and Matt Garza all have in common? You probably guessed that each has thrown no-hitters in the major leagues this season. This is incorrect. OK, try this. What do Al Geiberger, Chip Beck, David Duval, Paul Goydos and Stuart Appleby have in common. Again, did you blurt out, “They’ve all shot 59 in a PGA TOUR event!” Wrongo. Oh, I’m sure these pitchers and golfers all think they did these things but, in my mind, they did not. That’s because the benchmarks we all cherish in every sport should be reserved for legends. (more…)

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