Steady as He Goes
Sergio Garcia made two birdies and two bogeys on the way to an even-par 71 on Friday at Carnoustie. He is six under for the tournament and at the top of the leaderboard.
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Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez had to hack his way around Carnoustie at times, but birdies at 14 and 16 helped him shoot 70 and finish at three under.
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Three birdies on the front nine helped move Vijay Singh up the leaderboard. But two bogeys and a double bogey on 18 dropped him back to one over for the tournament.
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Luke Donald felt the chill at Carnoustie Friday morning. The Englishman's two bogeys, three double bogeys and triple bogey more than offset his four birdies. He finished the day at four over.
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David Toms bogeyed six of his final eight holes Friday en route to a 77. He had not missed a cut this year but, at six over, he will not be around this weekend.
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The Spanish fans were easy to spot at Carnoustie on Friday.
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Ernie Els hit only 53% of the fairways Friday, but he still managed to shoot a one-under 70 to leave himself at even par for the tournament.
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John Daly's fans were out to support him Friday after a first round where he briefly held the lead after an eagle on No. 11. He was eight over and missed the cut.
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Even with the fans pulling for him, Daly was only able to make one birdie Friday.
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Colin Montgomerie is not going to get his first major victory at this Open. He needed a birdie on the 18th hole to make the cut but could only manage par.
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Boo Weekley once again donned camouflage under his golf shirt, but there was no hiding his solid play at Carnoustie. Even with two late bogeys on 15 and 16, he is only four shots off the lead in his first appearance in the Open Championship.
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Rich Beem made two double bogeys on the back nine and finished at one over.
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K.J. Choi--one of the first players to switch to a square-headed driver--hit only eight of 15 fairways Friday but still managed to shoot another 69. He is two behind Garcia.
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Eighteen-year-old Rory McIlroy followed a first-round 68 with a 76 to finish two over. He was the only amateur to make the cut.
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Tiger Woods hit his tee shot on No. 6 just inside the out-of-bounds markers on the left side of the fairway. While he eagled the hole Thursday, he had to scramble to make par Friday. His 69-74 puts him seven shots off Garcia's lead.
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Phil Mickelson's second shot on No. 2 plugged in the rough. He took a penalty stroke and dropped the ball, but it rolled closer to the hole, so he was allowed to place the ball. After it was deemed "in play," it rolled about 10 feet closer to the hole. Mickelson, by rule, played the ball from where it came to rest on the edge of the green and salvaged a bogey. He shot 77 and missed the cut.
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Mike Weir's only victory in a major was the 2003 Masters, but he climbed the leaderboard Friday by shooting 68 to finish at three under.
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Jim Furyk shot 70 and is two under heading into the weekend.
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South Africa's Retief Goosen made a bogey on 18 to finish with an even-par 71. He is one under after 36 holes, five shots off the lead.
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Stewart Cink made a double-bogey on the par-4 12th and a bogey on the par-3 16th to shoot 73. The former Georgia Tech star is even par for the tournament.
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Padraig Harrington double bogeyed the par-4 18th on Friday to shoot 73. He is even for the tournament.
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