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A mini-tour player by the name Rhein Gibson did something last week that could be the greatest accomplishment in the history of the game.
He went out with a couple of buddies to play a round at River Oaks Golf Club in Oklahoma, a course he would frequent during his time at Oklahoma Christian University, and shot a 16-under round of 55, a number that is said to have at least tied, if not beaten, the lowest round ever recorded in golf history.
The scorecard, courtesy of Reddit, is above and the club confirmed that the score is legit and the card is framed on the wall.
Just take a good, long minute and stare at that thing and be amazed. That is one guy … making 12 birdies … and two eagles.
Normally when a good player has only four pars in one round, he's infuriated, but I guess when the other 14 holes are either circles or triangles, things are going your way.
Gibson isn't just some slouch (obviously). The 26-year-old Aussie is currently playing on the Golfweek National Pro Tour, and through six events is 12th on the money list.
The best part about the story? A week before his magical 55, Gibson parred his final seven holes at the same golf course to post 60, saying in this full account of the round from one of his playing partners, "You just don't get that many chances to break 60."
So enjoy that incredible score, and just soak in the fact that this man didn't just beat your best four-man scramble score ever, he obliterated it.