Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2
Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2
17 June, 2017, 10:34
Casey, who finished on six under on Thursday after an opening 66, teed off early and was looking to move into the lead before Fowler gets on the course. Just look at the hole location sheet for the day's play on Friday; nearly all of them are hidden away near the edge of greens. The 44 players who broke par in the opening round set a U.S. Open record that had stood since there were 39 subpar rounds at Medinah in 1990.
He also said he might have been rattled by starting out Thursday afternoon knowing that Rickie Fowler had already posted a 65. "But I'd rather be remembered for something that's done on Sunday".
"It's the kind of golf course that if you're on point and playing well and you're in the fairways, you really feel like you can be aggressive and attack and make some birdies". It doesn't need to be too much of a change for this golf course to play pretty hard. "So to be right behind him, I'm ecstatic".
Brooks Koepka started on No. 10 and made four birdies on his front nine to get to 9 under, moving into a tie with Fowler for the top spot.
"I lost a bit of skin out there", Casey said of the triple bogey.
"I was in the hay too much over the last couple of days", Day said.
"I need to get competitive rounds, a card in my hand, " he said. There was some good stuff mixed in with a lot of poor stuff. "But I'm a pretty happy man". "Obviously, the middle stretch of my round wasn't the best".
Johnson has now missed the cut in consecutive events just four times in the last 18 months.
"I know if I hit fairways around here, the course is still soft enough you can get it close and give yourself a lot of looks for birdies", he said.
Defending champion Dustin Johnson is 40/1, while other pre-tournament favorites Rory McIlroy and Jason Day have some big work ahead of them if they hope to make the cut, let alone win. He just missed an eagle at the par-5 seventh after a long putt rolled just wide of the cup. "And I just unfortunately didn't execute".
"I'm a big fan, " McIlroy said.
Scores inched higher on Friday morning and will continue to do so over the weekend.
McIlroy blamed his wayward play from the tee for his problems.
"With where I was hitting it", he said with a smile, "I wasn't in the way". "And I was just trying to show that". And that's just all it was. "Obviously, I paid the price for it today". A few years ago, determined to change that, Hadwin began working extensively on his putting with great results but his ball-striking had to take a backseat.
Day at least managed to find one positive spin. Casting aside his own advice, he chose to stay for another day at the U.S. Open. It was wonderful to see that there was, I felt, no knee-jerk reaction to yesterday's scores. "I thought it was spectacular". But aside from that memorable triumph, his record in the US Open has made grim reading. The grounds are spectacular.
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After getting outscored 37-33 in the first quarter , Golden State responded by taking an 11-point lead into the break. And I did that from day one, and I just tried to stay with that". "We were really good tonight".
Given his good form and impressive major track record, expect to see Casey back near (or at) the top of the Sunday leaderboard. The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue.
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