Right off the top, let’s understand that on Friday, Merion was playing more like Merion was expected to play coming into the 113th U.S. Open. It was tougher, less forgiving than it was in Thursday’s first round.
For most of the day, there were only two or three players under par. But guess what? On that harder golf course, Tiger Woods played better and finished at three-over 73.
Here’s a report card for Woods’ Day 2 Friday.