Phil Mickelson's 59 1/2

There are certain accomplishments in sports -- a no-hitter in baseball, a perfect game in baseball, a 300-game in bowling, a golden set in tennis, a 250-yard rushing game in the NFL, a four-homer day, a 59 in golf -- that are cool because fans will remember them. They are called "historic" but I don't think of them exactly that way. A historic moment in sports, to me, is a moment that is singular and important and essentially unrepeatable: Bill Mazeroski's homer … Joe Montana's drive against the Bengals … Michael Jordan's shot against Utah … Kirk Gibson's homer … Mike Eruzione's goal … Pete Sampras' winning his U.S. Open quarterfinal despite vomiting on the court … Michael Phelps' eighth gold medal …

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