Round 2 of the 2012 U.S. Open wrapped up Friday evening, and while many golfers improved their Round 1 scores the course was still a significant challenge. A three way tie for first has developed, with West Chester native Jim Furyk tied with Tiger Woods and David Toms at 1-under. Furyk was 1-under for the day, improving from his par in Round 1, while Woods and Toms both moved up a stroke, hitting par after posting 69 on Thursday. Lewisburg, PA native Jason Bohn struggled in Round 2, posting a 75 after hitting an even par 70 in Round 1. He sits at 5-over and tied for 28th place, well in front of the cut at.
The cut looks to be at +8, meaning some notable names will be headed home for the weekend. 2011 U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy improved on Round 1's 77, but his 73 left him at 3-over on the day and 10-over through two, ending his tournament. Bubba Watson ended Friday's play at 9-over, just missing the cut despite two late birdies on holse 15 and 17. Phil Mickelson just snuck under the line, picking up a birdie on hole 18 to settle at 1-over for the day and 7-over for the tournament thus far.
A full leaderboard is available at USOpen.com. There's still a lot of golf to be played, so the tournament is still wide open. The pressure only mounts, so Saturday should see some great golf.
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