bounced back from a double bogey on No. 2 to shoot even par.
3 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
birdied three of the last six holes to shoot a 74.
4 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
had a really good round going until a double bogey on the par-3 17th. Still, Els managed to shoot a 2-over 73.
5 of 18Donald Miralle/Getty Images
made six birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey.
6 of 18Robert Beck/SI
made a double bogey and two bogeys on the back nine for a 75.
7 of 18Robert Beck/SI
is only 18, but he played like a veteran, shooting a 1-under 70.
8 of 18Kohjiro Kinno/SI
has been contending in the majors recently, but he struggled to a 78 in the first round.
9 of 18Kohjiro Kinno/SI
won the last two PGA Tour events at Pebble Beach, and he is in position to contend this week after an even-par 71.
10 of 18Andrew Redington/Getty Images
is part of a large group of players at 1-under par.
11 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
"I know if I shoot under par tomorrow I'll be right there," Mickelson said. "There's no way under par is going to win here, I don't believe. I think over par will win. Because of that I'm right there."
12 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
Mickelson failed to make a single birdie on Thursday.
13 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
made three straight bogeys on the back nine and finished with a 4-over 75.
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is tied for the lead at 2-under par with Shaun Micheel and Brendon de Jonge.
15 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
Woods tees off at 11:06 a.m. Eastern on Friday.
16 of 18John Biever/SI
After his round, Woods made it clear he wasn't happy about the greens at Pebble Beach. "I played in the morning on the practice rounds and [the greens] were great," Woods said. "This afternoon they were not."
17 of 18Fred Vuich/SI
Woods needed all of his strength to get out of some nasty U.S. Open rough.
18 of 18Al Tielemans/SI
birdied two of his last four holes to shoot a 2-over 73.
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