US Open Glance

A quick look Friday at the second round of the U.S. Open on The

Olympic Club’s 7,170-yard, par-70 Lake Course:

Leading: Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk and David Toms at 1 under. Furyk

had a 1-under 69 in the second round, and Woods and Toms shot


Just behind: A quartet of players, including former U.S. Open

champion Graeme McDowell and first-round leader Michael Thompson,

are at 1-over 141.

Defending champ: Rory McIlroy won’t be around for the weekend

after following up his 77 with a 73.

World No. 1: Neither will Luke Donald, who followed his 79 with


Who else got cut?: Among the 91 players who carded 9 over or

worse were Grand Slam champions Bubba Watson (Masters), Lucas

Glover (U.S. Open) Louis Oosthuizen (British Open) and 14-year-old

amateur Andy Zhang.

Notable: The par-5 16th hole, which at 670 yards in the first

round was the longest ever in a U.S. Open, was shortened to 609

yards Friday. It was the second-toughest hole a day earlier,

yielding just six birdies. At the shorter length, it ranked eighth

and gave up 16 birdies.

Quoteable: ”Well, that was not easy.” – Woods.