59 is becoming less special, much like the 4 minute mile, it seems that once the barrier was broken, others followed suit relatively quickly, While runners found more efficient ways to train and improve their times and had some technology help (track surfaces and clearly shoe technology has helped), golfers have seen more opportunities to go low with perfect putting surfaces and probably advanced ball technology. Will Jim give up his clubs? Ask him! Not sure it is as historic an event as might once have been...