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Appleby ends 4-year drought with 59

Updated: August 1, 2010, 11:14 PM ET
Associated Press

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Stuart Appleby felt opportunity, not nerves, as he started running out of real estate in the chase for golf's magic number 59.

The Australian birdied the final three holes with putts of 15 feet or less Sunday to become the fifth PGA Tour player to reach the low-round record and win the Greenbrier Classic by a shot.

He also broke a four-year winless drought, when third-round leader Jeff Overton narrowly missed a long birdie try on the par-3 18th ...

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