Furyk playing numerous roles
Jim Furyk has become an expert at wearing more than one hat.
PGA Tour vet, Ryder Cup captain, Pittsburgh Steelers fan, you name it.
The Furyk that greeted a group of media outside the Austin Country Club clubhouse after his first Dell Technologies Match Play win of the week was pure player.
That is, until I asked how difficult it was to be the Ryder Cup captain while still trying to maintain a high level of play.
“I haven’t been playing at a high level so I don’t know,” he said.
Truth be told, the 46-year-old Furyk isn’t blowing up the Tour as a player these days. Since winning three events as part of seven top-10 finishes in 2010 to vault to the top of the world rankings, Furyk has won just one tournament in his past 132 starts, but it’s rela-