While both Augusta National and Erin Hills have provided me with memories that I will surely never forget, being able to say I was at the first ever U.S. Open to be held in Wisconsin is pretty special.
Brooks Koepka looked like he might be the man to lead the way on nine under, but two bogeys on the back nine meant he was at 7 under and still very much in the hunt.
McIlroy turned for home, knowing that he would need to get four or five birdies on the way back but three bogeys in a row from holes 1 to 3 - his 10th-12th - ended his chances.
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Rickie Fowler's seven-under-par on Thursday also tied the record lowest first-round score at a U.S. Open. He shot 73 and missed the cut by three.
He became the third defending U.S. Open champion to miss the cut in the last six years, and has now missed the weekend in the last three majors.
"Tomorrow will be a very cool experience", Fleetwood said. "I guess it's rare you get through a US Open or any major without some kind of a hiccup".
The four-way tie was the most after two rounds in a U.S. Open since Winged Foot in 1974, back when the names were more familiar for a major - Raymond Floyd, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Hale Irwin, who went on to win his first major. "Oh gosh, Jimmy, be good", he said to caddie Jimmy Johnson when the ball was in the air, and it was close to ideal.
"I'm sure mama's waiting for me to get home so I can help her out", Johnson said of his girlfriend, Paulina Gretzky.
"I couldn't have shot any higher", Johnson said.
Despite the ridiculous length of Erin Hills - the tab came to 7,839 yards on Day 2 - and a modest breeze for much of the day that, in theory, should have started the process of separating the wheat from the chaff, there's less clarity after 36 holes than there was before Thursday's opening tee shot, which doesn't seem possible. By the end of a wild and wide-open Saturday, five players were double digits under par.
The world number two, who earlier in the week suggested players unable to find the fairways should "pack their bags", is now contemplating an early exit following a second-round 71.
Daniel Berger repeats as FedEx St. Jude Classic champion
Calcavecchia made himself a fan favorite two years ago by wearing bacon-themed trousers in a state famous for its pork production. Jude Classic , dropping nine spots into an eight-way T10 on 6-under 274, four short of champion Daniel Berger , who shot 66.
Day thought his game was perfectly suited for Erin Hills.
"It doesn't need to be too much of a change for this golf course to play pretty hard", said Casey.
"As good as I got", he told Spieth, smiling as he walked with him down the fairway.
Following a mini-meltdown on his front nine, where he dropped five shots in four holes, including an 8 on the par-five 14th, the Englishman bounced back with five birdies in a row.
In the final round at Oakmont previous year, his golf ball moved slightly as he positioned himself for a short putt on the fifth hole. McIlroy could only take some optimism away from his finish.
A fellow named Xander Schauffele, who ranks 352nd in the world, and a Texas A&M bomber who goes by the catchy Cameron Champ are a combined 10-under par heading into the weekend.
McIlroy was making his first appearance since last month's Players Championship, with a rib injury limiting him to six competitive starts in 2017.
Richard Shelby, R-Ala., chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and Rep. Comey's testimony raised lingering questions surrounding Sessions' recusal from the FBI's Russian Federation probe.
Reports on Saturday said BJP has prepared four sets of nomination papers, leaving the space for the name of the candidate blank. We were expecting them to disclose the name so that we can discuss it in our party and other opposition parties.
It's likely that Cosby's defence team will try to block a new trial, but legal experts say they are unlikely to prevail. The jury, made up of five women and seven men, received praise - at least the ones who fought for a not guilty verdict.
Ante esta situación, el abogado del mandatario estadounidense analizará denunciarlo por filtrar dichas conversaciones. Además, dijo que estaría totalmente dispuesto a testificar que nunca le pidió a Comey su lealtad.
But Perry told them to make sure there is some leeway in the contract since she's going on her Prismatic tour in a few months. Katy Perry said she only started talking about her feud with Taylor Swift last month because she felt "safe".
Si Woo Kim, who captured The Players Championship a month ago, had a 70 and was at 5-under 139 along with a pair of U.S. Two others with Cowboys connections missed the cut of 1-over 145: Peter Uihlein (2-over ) and Alex Noren (5 over).
Por su parte, la organización de solidaridad Cuba Sí France también emitió un comunicado en el cual expresó ... condena 'la decisión y criminal' Trump. " no está sola, estará jamás, tendrá el amor, compañía la de pueblos gobiernos continente del mundo", sentenció Mandatario venezolano.
Credit Card Breach at Buckle Stores
However, Buckle assured shoppers that no email addresses, physical mailing addresses or social security numbers were compromised. The Buckle's statement says the breach went undetected from October 28, 2016 to April 14.
For Bill Cosby, 2nd sex assault trial ahead
Victoria Valentino, a former Playboy model who has accused Cosby of drugging and raping her decades ago, had a message for him. He co-starred in the 1960s espionage show "I Spy", the first black performer to star in a weekly American TV dramatic series.
Three reasons behind Real Madrid's historic double
Ronaldo scored twice in Real's thrashing of Juventus and also became the first player to score in three Champions League finals. Ronaldo was pumped up during the trophy joining Real Madrid fans to chant 'Cristiano Ballon d'Or Ballon d'Or!'.
Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million
Cristiano Ronaldo is now in Russian Federation preparing with his national team the Confederations Cup . Spain's prosecutor's office in Madrid has filed a tax fraud lawsuit against the Portuguese footballer.
Mali official says at least 2 dead in attack
In a video released in March, jihadists said those two were joining together along with two Mali-based terror groups. An attacker had also been wounded and fled, leaving a sub-machine gun and six bottles of explosives behind, he said.
U.S. college student released by North Korea home, but in coma
The announcement comes as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman is paying a return visit to North Korea . Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati, arrived in the USA on Tuesday evening, witnesses said.
Frustration for Ronaldo as Portugal draws with Mexico
Ronaldo has not spoken to the media in Kazan and his staff said it would not comment about the recent issues involving the player. If he's able to shine and Guillermo Ochoa is able to deliver more masterclass efforts in net, the Mexican side can be unsafe .