Even though he was 16. made its first buggy of the tournamentI Green scored a 65 in his second round to take a two-stroke lead over American Colin Morikawa. South Africa points to minus-11 (129) overall. They broke the record of 130 set by Nick Faldo at Muirfield in 1992 and reissued in 2012 by Brandt Snedeker at Royal Lytham and St.
Oosthuizen missed a birdie on the last hole very rarely – it tied him in the 2019 PGA Championship at the PGA Championship set by Brooks Koepka in the Grand Slam tournament record after 36 holes.
However, he still has 36 holes to play, and many obstacles to overcome.
Oosthuizen has been second in two past majors: at the PGA Championship in May, where Phil Mickelson won, and in June at the US Open, where Jon Rahm won.
“I’m not really going to worry about those second places,” said Osthuizen, who won the British Open in 2010. I know I’m playing good golf right now. “
American Jordan Spieth tied for the lead three times and then finished the last six holes of his round on a plus-1. He played 67 and is three stroke short of Osthuizen.
not a golferhey 1 in the world, Dustin Johnson posted a score of 65 and is four shots behind.
“I think I’m in a good position,” he said.
Mackenzie Hughes of Hamilton, Ontario finished the course in 69 strokes and tied in 12I Cumulative space, minus -5. Fellow Cory Connors of Listowell, Ont., plays a 68 and has a shot behind him.
His compatriots Adam Hadwin and Richard T. Lee was never in the game and could not escape the helicopter—as was American Phil Mickelson, who finished the first 36 holes on a plus-12.
Golfers took advantage of the ideal playing conditions at Royal St George, and at least seven of them were handed cards of 65 or less, including Rahm, who played 64.
Rory McIlroy is 70 years old after four birdies, but as many bogeys.
The former world No. 1 player has not won any major tournament since 2014.
“It’s hard to accept that I should be at least happy that I qualified for the weekend, but that’s the reality,” McIlroy said. I’ll try to be opportunistic [en fin de semaine]. »
Will Zalatoris had to retire after playing 69 in the first round.
Zalatoris indicated that a shot he took 15 . but tried to do with tall grassI He had numbness in his left leg due to the hole on Thursday. Doctors have reportedly advised him not to risk aggravating his injury by playing the second round.
Zalatoris attempted to hit a few balls on Friday morning, and returned to the gym to warm up. His back was still hurting, so he had no choice but to give up.
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