Woods posts highest 36-score of TOUR career
The former world No. 1 posts 16-over 156 after two rounds at the U.S. Open
June 19, 2015
By Sean Martin , PGATOUR.COM
- Tiger Woods is 16-over par after two rounds at the U.S. Open. (Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Tiger Woods slipped and fell on his first hole Friday, and the slip-ups continued in the U.S. Open’s second round.
Woods shot 76 on Friday to finish at 16-over par. He made eight bogeys and two birdies in the second round.
This was just his second missed cut in 17 starts at the U.S. Open. The other came in 2006 at Winged Foot, shortly after the death of his father. This was Woods’ 13th missed cut in 308 professional starts on TOUR, and his fifth missed cut in a major. He also missed the cut at the 2014 PGA Championship, 2011 PGA and 2009 Open Championship.
Woods’ 16-over 156 total at Chambers Bay also was his highest in his professional career on the PGA TOUR, topping the 155 he posted earlier this year at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
He was ahead of only Darren Clarke when he finished his round. Woods hit 10 of 14 fairways Friday and 12 of 18 greens.
“I hit it a little bit better today,” Woods said. “But, again, I made nothing today. I didn't make any putts the first two days; I hit it better today. Hitting some spots where I could hit some putts; I made nothing.”
His next scheduled starts are The Greenbrier Classic on July 2-5, Open Championship on July 16-19 and his Quicken Loans National on July 30-August 2. He said he did not plan on changing his schedule, but said he needed to “just continue practicing, continue working on it. And hopefully it will be a little bit better.”