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Persons sets new DCC course record with a 59

A new Detroit Country Club course record was set Tuesday, after Josh Persons shot a 12-under par 59 to eclipse the previous mark of 60 set by both Kane Hanson and Mike Berg.

Persons, who is playing on the Canadian Tour and is a former Pine to Palm medalist winner, posted the score after shooting six-under par on each the front and back nines.

He had 12 birdies, while having no bogies.

Each of Dick McConn and Mike Leahy were playing in Persons’ group and witnessed the feat.

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