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Thomas Bjorn leads player praise for Oliver Fisher after historic 59

5:41 pm, 21st September 2018

Fisher became the first person to ever shoot a sub-60 round on the European Tour, with the 30-year-old posting a 12-under-par 59 at the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course.

The Englishman made 10 birdies and an eagle on a bogey-free card in Vilamoura, with a two-putt par at the last ensuring his round entered the record books.

Eighteen players had registered the previous European Tour record of 60, including Brandon Stone at the Scottish Open in July, but Fisher becomes the first player in 46 years and more than 690,000 rounds to go lower.

It didn’t take long for Fisher to be congratulated by the golfing world, with a number of players turning to social media to credit his record-breaking round.

Here’s a look at the best of the player reaction…

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