Jordan Spieth shot a 3-under 67 on day two to move into the top five at the 115th U.S. Open. (Photo: USOpen/Twitter)
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- The storyline on day two of the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course shifted as a host of early morning finishers played their way into the top of the leader board and big names struggled to make or missed the cut.
Tiger Woods continued his form of poor play to shoot his worst-ever score through 36 holes at 16-over. Woods did improve his score by 4 strokes from round one after getting his morning start, but he failed to make up enough strokes to make the cut which was projected to be at 2-over-par early in the day and moved to as high as 4-over in the afternoon.
Rickie Fowler, Woods' playing partner on day one, also struggled again in the second round, shooting a 3-over-par 73 to sit at 14-over and also miss the cut.
Puyallup, Wash. native Ryan Moore finished better than more prominently known pros like Woods and Fowler, but he still failed to make the cut after sitting 9-over-par after two rounds. More from Moore in the video player above.
Circling Raven Golf Course (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) sponsored Jimmy Gunn barely made the cut after shooting a 3-over-par 73 on Friday to bring his two-day score to 5-over. Gunn had high hopes entering into the weekend because Chambers Bay's similarities to the links-style courses he grew up on in Scotland. More from the Scotland national in the video player above.
Branden Grace played his way into the top of the leaderboard with a 3-under 67 to sit a 4-under after two rounds tied for third place, just one stroke off the leaders. Tony Finau, Joost Luiten and Daniel Summerhays all shot under par to jump into top-five spots as well.
2015 Masters winner Jordan Spieth joined the day one leaders with a 3-under 67 to bring his two-day total to 5-under-par to earn a tie for first place.
Henrik Stenson and Dustin Johnson finished the first round with scores of 5-under, but it was Johnson who continued to hit the course well as the duo faced the later tee times and the faster course that the sun had dried out as the U.S. Open continued on Friday. Johnson went on to shoot a 1-over 71 to be at 4-under-par and tied for third with Grace. Stenson fell off with a 4-over 74 on day two to sit 1-under-par in a tie for 12th.
24-year-old Patrick Reed continued his surprising start with a 1-under 69 to move into a tie for first place with Spieth after finishing day one with a 4-under 66 third-place finish. The four-time PGA Tour champion's finished T-35th at his only other U.S. Open appearance last year at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina
SWX's John Collett and photographer Dallas Hammer bring you more from the 115th U.S. Open in the video player above and in their tweets below.