Ex-Wildcat Rich Barcelo checks to see if his tee shot was out of bounds on the 13th fairway during the Chrysler Classic held at Omni Tucson National, Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 in Tucson, Ariz. Photo by James S. Wood / Arizona Daily Star

James S. Wood / Arizona Daily Star

Four years before he became a PGA Tour regular, Barcelo, a Sahuaro High grad who played at Nevada, broke Jim Furyk’s course record of 63. “Coming down the 18th fairway I felt like I was in the U.S. Open,” Barcelo said. He shot 28-31—59, with eight birdies and two eagles. 

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