News & ToursJune 25, 2009

Perry flirting with 59

Kenny Perry has an eight-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole to move to 10-under par at TPC River Highlands in the first round of the Travelers Championship. River Highlands is a par-70 course. Perry shot 29 on the front.

UPDATE: He missed the putt. He'll have to birdied each of the last two holes for 59.

UPDATE II: He parred the 17th as well. He'll need to hole his 134-yard second from the fairway at 18 for 59.

UPDATE III: He hit his second at 18 to 24 feet. He has a birdie putt for 60.

-- John Strege

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