Korn Ferry Tour golfer shoots 57, breaking record for lowest score at PGA Tour-sanctioned event


Cristobal Del Solar had numerous circles on his scorecard from Thursday.

That is as a result of he shot a 57 within the first spherical of the Astara Golf Championship on the Nation Membership de Bogota in Colombia on the Korn Ferry Tour.

Del Photo voltaic’s 57 is the bottom rating ever in a PGA-sanctioned occasion, beating the 58 recorded by each Jim Furyk on the 2016 Vacationers and Stephan Jaeger at Korn Ferry’s Ellie Mae Traditional that very same 12 months.

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Cristobal Del Photo voltaic on the 18th inexperienced in the course of the first spherical of the Astara Golf Championship at Nation Membership de Bogota on Feb. 8, 2024, in Colombia. (Hector Vivas/Getty Pictures)

Del Photo voltaic birdied the primary gap of the day, however even he could not predict the remainder of the way in which – he was two-under via 4.

However then, he caught fireplace by going nine-under in his subsequent 9 holes, a stretch that included 4 birdies and two eagles. He recorded simply three fours on the bogey-free day. 

Amazingly, he carded the 57 by ending the spherical with three-straight pars.

The 57 was 13-under par for the 6,300-yard course. Just one golfer has gone 14-under par: Alejandro del Rey on the 2021 Swiss Problem on the Problem Tour.

Cristobal del Solar reacts to 57

Cristobal Del Photo voltaic reacts after the primary spherical of the Astara Golf Championship on Feb. 8, 2024, in Bogota. (Hector Vivas/Getty Pictures)

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Three Korn Ferry golfers broke 60 final 12 months.

Del Photo voltaic, a Chile native, performed school golf at Florida State College.

Cristobal del Solar

Cristobal Del Photo voltaic holds his official scorecard, which options his rating of 57, at Nation Membership de Bogota on Feb. 8, 2024.  (Hector Vivas/Getty Pictures)

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He owns a four-shot lead over two others, who every shot a 61.

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