Gibson's record 55 attracts worldwide media attention

OC alumnus Rhein Gibson shot a world-record 55 at River Oaks Golf Club.
OC alumnus Rhein Gibson shot a world-record 55 at River Oaks Golf Club.

The record-low 55 shot by former Oklahoma Christian University four-time All-American golfer Rhein Gibson garnered a lot of attention all over the world. Here's a sampling of the coverage from major media outlets.

Australian pro Rhein Gibson shoots a 55 in Oklahoma
ESPN
Rhein Gibson set a provisional world-record score last Saturday by shooting a 16 -under 55 at the River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond, Okla., according to a report in Golfweek.

Mini-tour player fires 16-under 55, possibly lowest score in golf history
CBSSports.com
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.

Mini tour pro sets record with 55
FOXSports.com
I just kind of got hot I guess and every putt I hit went in," Gibson told the Eagle Eye Blog at Oklahoma Christian University, where he was an NAIA All-American during college.

Wet course, short course, sure, but still: 16-under 55
USA Today
Rhein Gibson stepped into a damp tee box after parring the first hole of the day, whipped out a brand new Cleveland Classic driver, and 6697 yards later, he had broken a course record.

Australian professional reportedly shoots 55
The Golf Channel
Rhein Gibson, a 26-year-old former player at Oklahoma Christian University, reportedly shot 16-under 55 Saturday, May 12, at River Oaks Country Club.

Trending: Rhein Gibson's 55, and nine other 'unbeatable' sports records
GolfDigest.com
Let us all take a moment to congratulate Rhein Gibson for the remarkable 16-under 55 he shot over the weekend at River Oaks GC.

Australian pro shoots 55, an apparent world record
Golf.com
Rhein Gibson made 12 birdies, two eagles and 4 pars on the way to shooting 55 at River Oaks last weekend in Edmond, Okla.

Australian pro shoots 55
Golf365.co.za
Rhein Gibson has made history by becoming only the second player in history to shoot a 55. Gibson, who played college golf at Oklahoma Christian, was playing at River Oaks in Oklahoma City, and made 12 birdies, two eagles and four pars.

Golfer shoots a 16-under 55 in the best round ever recorded
MSN.com
Unlike bowling and baseball, golf has no perfect game, but Rhein Gibson may have come as close as anyone ever will.

Mini-tour golfer cards incredible 16-under 55 at Oklahoma course
Yahoo! Sports
I'd like to introduce you to Rhein Gibson, a mini-tour golfer who, like your buddy, has a goal of making it to the PGA Tour. But that's pretty much where the comparisons stop.

This Is The Scorecard For What's Believed To Be The Lowest Round Of Golf Ever Played
Deadspin
Rhein Gibson, 26, of Australia shot a 16-under par 55 on Saturday at the River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond, Okla., a course he had played frequently when he attended Oklahoma Christian University.

Rhein Gibson Plays Perhaps The Greatest Golf Round Ever With 16-Under 55
Huffington Post
Fifty-five is the total number of strokes played by Rhein Gibson over 18 holes last Saturday morning at River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond, Okla.

Rhein Gibson
The Province
Rhein Gibson is the talk of the golfing world after shooting a mind-boggling 16-under 55 last week.

Aussie shoots lowest round ever
Fox Sports Australia
Australian professional Rhein Gibson has provisionally set a new world record for the lowest round in golf, shooting a 16-under-par 55.

Interview: Rhein Gibson - ABC News
Australian Broadcasting Company
Australian golder Rhein Golfer speaks to Grandstand Breakfast after his record 16-under par 55 in Oklahoma.

Aussie golfer Rhein Gibson shoots 55
Sydney Morning Herald
Australian professional Rhein Gibson has provisionally set a new world record for the lowest round in golf, shooting a 16-under-par 55 at the River Oaks Golf Club in Oklahoma.

Lismore's Rhein rocks golf world
Fraser Coast Chronicle
PUT you hand up if you had heard of Australian professional Rhein Gibson before yesterday? Not many people can honestly say they had.

Lismore ace toast of golf with 55
Sydney Morning Herald
Save for his nearest and dearest, 26-year-old Lismore player Rhein Gibson has lived in virtual anonymity, but he is now the talk of the golfing world after a 16-under 55 at the 6698-yard par-71 River Oaks layout in Oklahoma.

An update on Mr55, Rhein Gibson
Aussie Golfer
Australian golfer Rhein Gibson looks to have shot the best round of golf ever. His 16-under-par 55 at a golf course in Oklahoma is making headlines around the world.

Round of a lifetime: Minitour pro shoots 55 in Oklahoma
Orlando Sentinel
Twelve birdies, two eagles: It all adds up to a 55 for Rhein Gibson.

Former Oklahoma Christian golfer Rhein Gibson shoots 55 at Edmond's River Oaks
NewsOK.com
Former Oklahoma Christian golfer Rhein Gibson set a provisional world-record score by shooting a 55 at River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond last Saturday, according to ESPN.com.

Alum Rhein Gibson on the Sports Animal
Eagle Eye
Alum Rhein Gibson on the Sports Animal