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England's Tom Lewis
The new Rory McIlroy / Justin Rose / Michael Bonallack? Photograph: Jon Super/AP

Welcome to Amateur Hour. You know how we roll by now. You know us so well.

Still, Tom Lewis, eh? Named after Tom Watson - his playing partner here, so tightly scripted is this tale - the 20-year-old amateur from Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire made four birdies on the bounce yesterday evening between 14 and 17. In doing so, he grabbed himself a share of the first-round lead (with the equally improbable veteran Thomas Bjorn, who really should have won the Open here in 2003) and thus became the first amateur to head an Open field since Michael Bonallack in 1968.

Michael Bonallack, of course, being regarded as probably the best amateur golfer in the history of the British game. So that's some company Lewis is already keeping. No amateur's made such a splash since Justin Rose at Birkdale in 1998; what Lewis would give for a repeat of Rose's second-day 66 that year. He's out at 9.31am, when all peepers will be burning into him like lasers. You have got to love the Open.

Early moves this morning? Nothing dramatic so far. Trevor Immelman has picked up a shot on 2 to move to -1 for the tournament, but other than that, the players out near the very top of the nascent leaderboard - Brian Wilson Lucas Glover, Kyle Stanley, Pablo Larrazabal and Darren Clarke - are pootling along in par. Oh, hold on, one-man South Park tribute act Stanley has just birdied 7 to move to -3. Right, let's go...

Just so we get in the mood: Time for a blast of this.

Conditions today: It was blustery and wet yesterday, with the scoring nothing to write home about. The sun's out today, though, and the wind has dropped. So there's hope of some aggressive play on an unguarded course, and some low scoring.

9.05am: Good news for Graeme McDowell, Martin Kaymer and Lucas Glover, three folk near the top of the leaderboard who know how to close out a major: in 13 of the last 19 Opens, the eventual winner has come from the top-ten players in the first round. It's also great news for other top-ten notables like Lewis, Bjorn, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Darren Clarke, but you know what I mean.

9.10am: Lee Westwood's out, and he's just clacked a beautiful tee shot down the 1st. After a hellish start yesterday - three over after five - he did well to come back in a two-under 33 to end the day +1. He'll be looking to really go for it with the course offering itself up under the Kentish sun.

9.15am: Warm sun, and an atmosphere at Sandwich to match. A lovely smattering of applause as Westwood left the teebox, the player very much one of the home favourites. And he was off like a greyhound, clearly in the mood. Someone's surely going to make a score today, and Westwood's face suggests he's determined it'll be him. Dreams can quickly go up in smoke over the links, of course.

9.20am: Westwood's playing partner Charl Schwartzel clips his approach pin high. The putt's a good 15 feet from the hole, and no gimmie, but that's a chance for birdie nevertheless. Westwood's approach is even better, a delicious clip that sends the ball to six feet. What a chance to get back to level par for the championship almost immediately. There are a lot of midges flying around. They were crawling all over one of the BBC camera lenses a minute ago, giving the viewer an insight into how the the world looks through the eyes of a common-or-garden alcoholic. Dips-O-Vision, the BBC could call it. They can have that. They probably won't want that.

9.25am: Martin Kaymer is out, clattering a fine tee shot down the track on 1. He reckons he's "in the mood" to do something special. We'll see; he's got many more majors in him, in my book. Phil Mickelson's alongside him, level par for the tournament. It'd be lovely to see Lefty challenge too, partly because of the suspicion there's not too much gas left in his big-time tank. His opening shot is straight as an arrow but - playing some links golf here - the ball takes a kick off the sloping fairway and into the light stuff down the right. He'll be fine there, though. Up on the green, Westwood rolls in his birdie putt without fanfare, to move back to level par for the tournament. There's already a sense that this could be a very exciting day of golf.

9.30am, and time to point out that this isn't the only important golf event going on today. The Leuka Mini Masters, Golf's Unofficial Fifth Major, kicks off at 10am today and runs through until 6pm. It's to raise money for Leuka, which funds leukaemia research. Celeb competitors include Dougray Scott, James Nesbitt, Gabby Logan, Tim Lovejoy and Gianluca Vialli. The official website is, where there's loads of info plus live scoring. talkSPORT are broadcasting live from the clubhouse balcony from 1-4pm. There's also an auction with the chance for a once-in-a-lifetime fourball with Ian Poulter, courtesy of IJP Design and

9.35am: No nerves on display from our young leader Tom Lewis, who whips a superb opening drive straight down the 1st. His namesake, the five-time winner Watson, can't find the fairway, but he's only just off it down the right, so that shouldn't be a problem. Up the hole, Kaymer's second takes a hard bounce through the green, but knocks a marvellous long putt back dead; he'll save his par. Meanwhile McDowell drops back to -1 with a bogey on 3, while Lucas Glover of the Beach Boys is so unlucky on 6, his 15-foot birdie effort lipping out when it surely had to drop.

9.40am: Not a brilliant start by Lewis, whose wedge into 1 flies straight through the back of the green. He'll do very well to get up and down from that position. The old man Watson shows the amateur how it's done, landing his approach right by the pin, though the ball scuttles a good 20 feet past the hole after taking a hard bounce. Travails up on 2 for Westwood, who sends his second through the back of the green and misreads the long putt coming back; he'll be left with a 15-footer to save his par. And he doesn't save it, underhitting a straight-ish effort; he drops back to +1, that flying start laid waste.

9.45am: Pretty damn fine putt from off the back of 1 by Lewis, who knocks a monster to five or six feet. He holes out for an opening par. Marvellous. There are still loads of midges crawling over the BBC HD cameras. This Dipsovision is very unsettling. I've just remembered I haven't had a drink for a week and a half. Maybe it's just me. Peter Alliss has just mentioned them, which is comforting but not categorical: for all I know he was out last night for a heavy one with the Colonel, and could be imagining them too.

9.50am: Darren Clarke has just drained the longest putt of the week so far, a 90-foot effort from the front of the 7th green that drifts right to left, clatters into the pin, and drops into the hole. Some way to bounce back from a double bogey at 4. He's now -3 for the championship, and currently Northern Ireland's leading contender, not bad going for the old boy seeing the other lads are the last two US Open champions.

9.55am: Retief Goosen (+6) has pulled out of the Open with a bad back. A busy opening to the second round for Charles Howell III, who birdies 1, 5 and 7 before dropping his first shot of the day on 8. He's -1 for the championship. The BBC have spent the last five minutes interviewing Len Goodman from Strictly Come Dancing. BBC Sport's recent rampant obsession with celebrity, no matter how minor, is getting beyond a joke. Can they get their act together, please? One of the reasons we watch sport is to get away from these clowns.

10am: Another steady par for the amateur hero Lewis on 2. Lucas Glover joins the leaders with a birdie on 7, and is unlucky not to grab the outright lead, his eagle putt only just staying out. Meanwhile it's been an up-and-down half-hour for Pablo Larrazabal, who birdies 8, drops a shot on 9, and hits a gorgeous wedge into 10 to set up another birdie; he moves to -3. On the hour, here's the state of play at the top of the leaderboard:

Glover (7)
Lewis (2)
Bjorn (12.16pm)

Simpson (10.04am)
Jimenez (1.10pm)

Larrazabal (10)
Clarke (7)

10.05am: It's Northern Ireland time! It's always Northern Ireland time in golf these days. McDowell knocks in a tricky eight-footer for par on 5; he's still -1. Up on 8, Clarke's second shot bounces into the front-left of the green, takes the bank on the left, and gathers towards the hole; he knocks in a 12-footer for birdie and moves to -4, one behind the leaders! That was a superb approach; at its best, links golf is so satisfying to watch, the world's best players using the contours to guide shots to the hole. "On the subject of James Nesbitt, in the Leuka Mini Masters, you may already know that he went to the same school as McDowell," writes David White. A few years apart but it's a small world, as they say. As a fellow Ulsterman it would be amazing if Darren Clarke managed to join G-Mac and Rory in the majors winners enclosure."

10.15am: It's not quite happening for Westwood, who leaves his birdie putt at 4 short, despite setting it off on a perfect line. Majestic tee shots from the Toms on the par-three 3rd. Watson's is good - just beyond the pin on the right, leaving a 12-footer - but Lewis's is even better, knocked to six feet. Neither of them can make their birdie putts, but nevertheless this is a really solid start from the amateur. The midges are back in full force on the BBC. This is driving me insane. I think I'm beginning to feel them crawling all over my skin. I might have to take a bath.

10.20am: The wind is picking up a wee bit, though not in any dramatic sense. It could get a bit more testing this afternoon, so they're saying. "Something's missing from the live blog," moans Ed Ed. "I can't put my finger on it. Oh oh oh, I've got it now..."

For your info, Mr Ed, Bubba is level par for the day through 6, and -1 for the championship. His other group members aren't out yet, Rickie Fowler having ended the first round level par, Ben Crane +1, and Hunter Mahan a very poor +5 (though he'll be very pleased that his fellow countryman and co-leader Lucas Glover is keeping the end up for the beardies.

10.25am: OH FOR CHRIST'S SAKE. The BBC are now wasting time by showing former Scotland rugby captain Gavin Hastings and presenter Dan Walker taking turns to escape from a pretend Road Hole bunker in the hospitality area. (I realise I've just been fannying around posting the Oh Oh Oh video, but what clowns like me get up to is not really of national interest.) Eventually they deign to cut back to the course, where Davis Love III is inches from recording a hole in one on the 3rd. Thanks, BBC! Thanks for showing that! "Don't BBC Sport realise that their attempts to broaden their appeal (almost always by appealing to a more female and older demographic) is destroying their proud legacy of sports coverage?" asks Gary Naylor. "There may be a few grannies who are pleased to see Len Goodman at the Open, but they are not going to stay to watch five hours of Rory McIlroy manoeuvring himself into position ready for Moving Day. And everyone who is interested in the actual sport just holds their nose and thanks Rupert for Sky once again. BBC Sport really only seem to have confidence in Wimbledon and Royal Ascot anyway, because they can present them as 'human interest' narratives with a bit of sport attached. Thank God they don't have the cricket, the coverage of which was revolutionised by Channel Four and now Sky. How far BBC Sport has fallen!"

10.30am: A superlative piece of links improv from Lee Westwood, whose drive is balanced just off the top of a hairy hillock, to the left of the fairway and just before the 5th green. He has to stand on the peak and crouch down, clipping the ball just in front of the green, and bumping it up and round the contours towards the hole. The ball rests 12 feet from the pin, and he unfortunately misses the birdie putt, but that's not really the point: that he gave himself any sort of chance of picking up a shot was a feat in itself. But as we mentioned earlier, it's not quite happening for the Worksop Wonder today.

10.35am: A bogey for Lewis, who loses his share of the leadership. He was always struggling after driving into a bunker down the left of 4, and in truth did very well to keep the damage to a bogey. He's now -4. More slightly depressing news on 10, where Clarke drops a shot to drop back to -3. "I wonder if any of today's golfers would benefit from a dance lesson from Len Goodman?" wonders Nev Greener. "A friend of mine and dancer John Millen swears his cha cha cha helps his swing." Maybe the BBC should have interviewed John Millen. Needless to say they certainly didn't bother to ask Goodman your question, perhaps the only relevant reason for talking to him in the first place.

10.45am: Oh oh oh... Bubba taps in for a birdie at 7. He's -2 for the tournament. I like Bubba. I have a feeling a player from the USA will prevail this weekend, so it might as well be him. Or Mickelson. I have a left-handed bias. So sue me! [Legal disclaimer: please do not sue me.] Another reason for a few oh-ohs... Westwood drops a shot on 6, moving back to +2. That chance to make it back to level par on the last hole seems a long time ago, all of a sudden.

10.50am: A couple of missed putts: Brian Wilson Lucas Glover misses a tiddler for par at 10, to lose the co-leadership. Lewis so nearly drains a long birdie effort on 6, but his ball stops just in front of the hole. There's not actually much happening at the moment. Time, perhaps, to read this week's Joy of Six: Open nightmares. I'm making no claims for it, because I wrote it in my sleep.

10.55am: A ONE-BOUNCE HOLE IN ONE! BY TOM WATSON! Tom Watson hits a 4-iron straight at the flag at the par-three 6th. It takes one bounce, and slamdunks in. Doesn't even hit the sides, or touch the pin. He raises his arms and smiles warmly as the crowd go ballistic. He's level par for the tournament. That's all we need from this year's Open, then! Bye!

11am: I normally put the leaderboard up on the hour, but nah. All you need to know is this: Tom Watson just made a hole-in-one. Is there anybody in the world who doesn't love Tom Watson?

11.05am: Another dropped shot for Lewis, who was seriously knocked off balance by the roar for Watson's hole in one, and hooked a dreadful tee shot miles left. He floats in a decent chip from a tricky position up on a mound, giving himself chance of escape, but he can't knock in the 12-foot putt and drops back to -3. A birdie at 7 for Westwood to move him slowly back in the right direction; he's level for the day and +1 for the tournament. And Mickelson will surely eagle 7, after sending a long iron to four feet.

11.15am: Mickelson's short putting lets him down, not for the first time in his career, not for the first time this week. He misses his tiddly eagle putt - for goodness sake, Lefty - and has to settle for birdie. Suppose it could be worse: he's level par for the tournament. Meanwhile, it's Northern Ireland Time! (I wish I'd come up with a smarter title than that, I really didn't think this through.) Darren Clarke responds to dropping a shot at 10 with another birdie at 12. He's -4, and one off the lead! Is there any tournament not dominated by Northern Ireland these days? It's like watching the first group stage of the 1982 World Cup on loop. "Just in case you need something Northern Irish," offers Nicola Barr. Thank God Ulster TV recorded that for posterity on their best VHS player, eh.

11.20am: Chad Campbell has birdied 13, 16 and 17; he's -4 for the tournament, one behind the leaders, and going up 18. He's looking very good for the weekend. Bubba Watson meanwhile has birdied 9 to go out in 33; he's -3 for the championship. Charl Schwartzel is -3 for the day, and -2 for the tournament, incidentally. A lot of players are beginning to make their moves with conditions benign.

11.25am: Maybe it's best to forget about Lee Westwood, who doesn't look on top of his game at all. He double bogeys 8, then takes an iron off the tee for safety on 9 and pushes it into thick nonsense. At +3 he's hardly out of it, but there's no sense that he'll be improving quickly; he looks thoroughly dejected.

11.30am: Come on, Northern Ireland, come on! Darren Clarke is now co-leader of the 2011 Open, after rolling in a 12-footer for birdie on 13. Four birdies and an eagle for Clarke today, though there's also a bogey and a double bogey on his card. "Count me in for the Tom Watson manlove fest," chirrups Mark O'Neil. "Having the Open stolen from him by Stewart Cink is one of the worst things ever to happen in professional sport, doubly so when the charlatan then credited the almighty. Cink beating Watson in the play-off was proof enough that there is no God." Amen to that. Preach on, brother.

11.35am: Tom Watson, incidentally, followed up his hole in one on 6 with a birdie on 7. He's -1 for the tournament, and safely onto the front of the 8th green in two. No chance of a birdie there, but he'd be disappointed to three putt from where he is. He's four shots off the lead. Stewart effing Cink. I still haven't quite got over that.

11.45am: Chad Campbell bogeys the last, but still signs for a 68; he's -3 going into the weekend, and the clubhouse leader. Westwood has gone. After nearly raking in a monster birdie effort on 9, he misses the subsequent shorter-than-short par putt, dropping back to +4. Tom Watson overcooks his putt from the front of 8, leaving himself a very missable eight-footer on the way back. He knocks it in, though. Why couldn't he nail the similar length one on the last at Turnberry a couple of years back? Why? And Lucas Glover misses a tiddler to regain co-ownership of the lead on 13. "Facial hair is becoming very popular now," opines Peter Alliss, single-handedly ensuring the BBC remains watchable. "No idea why, I suppose it's the fashion. But I was brought up when you always went to work with a shave and CLEAN SHOES."

11.50am: On the par-five 14th, Clarke manages to take four strokes from fairly close range to drop a shot. He's back to -4, Thomas Bjorn now the sole leader. "Good to see Westwood revert to type," writes Hussein E-Sodaney. "Hyped up, pressure on, home conditions, tipped by many to win, and yet another dropped shot. At least Stewart Cink knows how to get it done." A fair point well made, with all the workings shown in the margin. Easy to say today, of course, but in my book Westwood's never quite convinced. Good, but not great, and never a major winner. The Darren Clarke de nos jours, if you will. I'd love to be proved to be chatting through my hat*. By either of them.
* Specifically on this topic, I should clarify. It'd be shooting fish in a barrel if we widened it out.

11.55am: The ever-entertaining Bubba has topped his drive on 12! You don't see professionals do that too often. And now he's hacking it up the hole like a proper weekend chancer. Anything could happen there. On 10, Steve Stricker rattles in a 30-footer for birdie, moving to -2. And back on 9, Tom Watson hits a dreadful chip from the back of the green, his ball toppling off the saucer-like green and rolling down into a valley. He'll do well to get up and down for bogey - but that's what he does, nearly knocking in the uphill par putt from 30 feet. He's back to level par.

Midday: Schwartzel bogeys 9, but immediately picks one back up on 10. Meanwhile the amateur Lewis is out in 37. Two over for the day, but given he's in the eye of a media storm, that's a decent effort from the 20-year-old novice. And while SANDY LYLE won't be here this weekend, finishing +9, his last shot of the week was a chip-in at 18. A dignified exit from the man who won the 1985 Open on this course. Here's the leaderboard:

Bjorn (12.26pm)

Clarke (15)
Glover (14)
Barnes (7, having just birdied 4 and 7)
Jimenez (1.10pm)

Campbell (F)
Lewis -a- (9)

12.10pm: Bubba gets away with bogey on 12; he's back to -2, but that's not bad after his Keystone Kops journey up the hole. Meanwhile, for those of you who've yet to see it, here's Tom Watson's hole in one:

A tear in the eye? There's no shame in it.

12.15pm: Another birdie for Schwartzel, this time at 11, moves him to -3, two behind Bjorn. Clarke holes a staunch par putt on 15, but then misses a tiddler on 16 after blasting out of Bjorn's bunker to two feet. He drops back to -3, and will be very, very disappointed with that.

12.20pm: Par save of the day from Lewis! This is just sheer brilliance. His second at 10 topples into the front of a deep greenside bunker, leaving him little room to work his backswing. He blasts out to the back of the green - no mean feat from where his ball was - and then drains the 25-foot putt! He walks off the green still -3 for the tournament, a huge smile playing across his face. That's as good an up and down as you'll see all week, as he really was in a hellish position in that bunker. Sadly, the wheels are falling off his playing partner Tom Watson's charge: he misses a tiddler for par to drop back to +1.

12.25pm: Clarke nearly curls in a right-to-left 20-footer on 17 to get back to -4, but it doesn't quite drop. In other Northern Irish news, Graeme McDowell is suffering a total nightmare: he's +7 for the day through 13, having suffered bogeys on 3, 6, 8, 11 and 13, plus a double bogey on 9. "I wouldn't be too quick to dismiss God's interest in golf," writes Ian Burch.

12.30pm: Here comes leader Thomas Bjorn. "Eight years on, I might end up forgiving Bjorn for that £20 bet of mine that he carelessly hacked away on 16," writes Lars Eriksen. "Just listened to an interview with him from Danish TV and it seems like he's exercsied the demons. Seeing he had to take two months off this year due to his father passing away, this return to form is quite impressive." Karsten Krogh adds: "Bjorn and Jimenez were best on Thursday. It's worth mentioning that Bjorn's 65 yesterday was completed in the morning when the wind was terrible while Clarke, Lewis, Glover, Simpson, Larrazabal all shot their fine scores in the afternoon when the wind was virtually gone." Bjorn pushes his opening drive a wee bit, but after flirting with the deep stuff down the right, his ball kicks back left and sits up in the semi-rough. That'll be almost perfect for coming into the green.

12.35pm: Ricky Barnes misses a short birdie effort on 9; it would have given him a share of the lead. Up on 11, Lewis scrambles again to save par. This is determined stuff. But, important to say, it's not desperate: this is just a very tough course. (And with the wind picking up just a little, playing tougher than most thought it would in the morning.) Tom Watson drops another shot, his third bogey in a row, to drop back to +2, which is where he was when he clapped in that hole in one on 6. "Is it just me, or does Pablo Larrazabal have a name that could oh-so-easily have been dreamt up by a Bobby Davro/Russ Abbot-style 1980s 'entertainer' for a Saturday tea-time 'comedy' Spanish golfing creation?" wonders Sam Bowden. You may well arch an ironic eyebrow, but it'll still have currency in the clubhouse, that sort of gag.

12.40pm: This tournament's leading English golfer, Simon Dyson, opens with a birdie. He's -3. Playing partner Bjorn fails to reach the green in regulation, but chips close to get up and down; he stays one in the lead at -5. Glover remains on -4 after parring 17. "How many obvious, Jim-Davidson level observations have we had to tolerate on Glover's facial hair?" wonders Conor Clarke. "I have counted six and I am 'working' while watching. Presumably since it's no longer acceptable to make fun of foreigners names/appearance, these halfwits have redirected their laser wits on the hirsute. Let's go back to the Colonel bashing one out. And yes, I sometimes sport a bit of facial hair." I hope you haven't read the previous entry, Conor. Please don't read the previous entry. Or the various mentions of Brian Wilson.

12.45pm: Darren Clarke was struggling home, with bogeys at 14 and 16, but he finishes the day majestically, hitting his approach to the heart of the green, then sliding a gorgeous 15-footer in for birdie. It's his second 68; he's -4 for the tournament, one off the lead. All together now: Come on, Northern Ireland, come on!

12.55pm: A blemish-free front nine from Davis Love III, with birdies at 3 and 6; he's -2 for the day, and the tournament, through 11. On 12, Tom Lewis drops his third shot of the day, despite another heroic attempt to scramble from a hellish position on the side of the green. But in truth he deserved to drop a shot at the hole, his second an awful agricultural hack down the left-hand rough.

1pm: Some significant changes at the top of the leaderboard. Simon Dyson registers his second birdie of the day, at 2, with a straight enough roll down the hill from 12 feet. He's suddenly co-leader of the Open, because his playing partner Thomas Bjorn bogeys, prodding nervously at a ten footer. Here's how we're looking at the top:

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)
Bjorn (2)
Dyson (2)
Jimenez (1.10pm)

Campbell (F)
Schwartzel (13)
Barnes (10)
Hwang (7)

1.05pm: A brilliant birdie for Lewis on 13 takes the amateur back to -3. Meanwhile you'll have noticed a new name on the leaderboard there: Jung-Gon Hwang of South Korea, who won his first Japan Tour title at the Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open to earn his place here. He carded an impressive - and unheralded - 68 yesterday, and has bounced back from a bogey at 4 today with birdies at 5 and now 7. He's 19 years old, so one for the future, except that this is happening now. Right, I'm off for a spot of lunch. Back in a bit, but in the meantime the more than capable, and frankly more capable, James Dart will be your guide.

Live blog: substitution

1.10pm: Afternoon, James here while Scott is fed and watered. Just in time to see a new name atop the leaderboard: Simon Dyson.

1.15pm: Yep, York's Simon Dyson leads the Open, his birdie at 3 being his third in the three holes he's played so far. He's one stroke clear of Darren Clarke, Lucas Glover and Miguel Angel Jiménez, who has just teed off on the first. "Given the current balance of power within golf, is it time to consider evening up the Ryder Cup to make it a fair contest, by making it Nothern Ireland v The Rest Of The World?" muses Mark Gillespie. Gah, three of the world's top 111 golfers and it's Northern Ireland this, Northern Ireland that ...

1.20pm: Henrik Stenson seems to be having himself some issues with the 14th. He's +2 and now played four on the par-five and still isn't on the dancefloor. He's off into the grandstand. Playing partner Tom Lewis's third-shot approach from close range is a letdown too falling around 30 feet to the right of the pin.

1.25pm: Jeff Overton rolls in a birdie on 10 to reach -3. The American finished 13th in the 2009 Open and 11th last year, so he clearly knows his way around a links. On 15, Charl Schwartzel is wide right and attempting to get up and down to save his par to stay tied with Overton. The chip is a little cumbersome and flies well past. He'll have 25 feet left to avoid dropping a shot. He misses. Also in a little bit of trouble is Dyson, on the fourth, where his putt from the off the green - his third shot on the par four - rolls seven feet past.

1.30pm: After a heavy-handed putt from the back fringe at the first, Jiménez drops a 15-footer for par ... just. "OK, it's more than an actual quarter hour, but does anything quite exemplify 15 minutes of fame like a previously unknown player grabbing a slot on the Open's second-round leaderboard?" asks Gary Naylor. "I'm betting without the plucky Brit wildcard who goes a set up on Court One before losing the next three 6-2, 6-3, 6-2." Possibly it used to be the club pros teeing off first at dawn on day one, who would drop in a birdie and find their name on top of the Open leaderboard at -1; with the extended world qualifying to make this a more global tournament now, it's clearly harder than ever for these lesser names to even make the tournament. I miss them. Back to the action, Dyson fails to hole his par putt and falls back to -4, while Thomas Bjorn is having a shocker, at Sandwich, thus far: he's three over through four and back to -2.

1.32pm: A three-putt bogey for Tom Watson on 14 drops him back to +2, but it's not as bad as Stenson, who eventually holes out for a double-bogey seven; he's +4. On the BBC, Ken Brown just used Cockney rhyming slang. *Hits mute*

1.35pm: Adam Scott, one of the myriad players that could and possibly should have won the Masters earlier this year, wraps up his second round of 70, leaving him on -1. On the second, Jiménez hacks his second from the deep straw to the right of the fairway across to the same stuff on the left.

1.40pm: What of young Tom Lewis? He's on 15 and arrows a long iron in to the heart of the par-four's green, leaving a 20-footer or so for birdie. Back on the 2nd, Jiménez chips on to the green with his third, but has a good 18 feet of his own to navigate for a par. It's also starting to blow up a little on this Friday afternoon, conditions potentially getting more difficult as the day progresses. On the 16th, Martin Kaymer, who has stealthily risen to -3, just one off the lead, fires in his tee shot at the par three to 12 feet.

1.45pm: Bogey for Jiménez on 2, dropping him to the pack on -3, while Simon Dyson's birdie attempt from the front edge of 5 tails away to the left. On the same hole, there's good news at last for Thomas Bjorn, who holes a 15-footer for a three: he's back to -3. Up on 15, Tom Lewis's birdie attempt slides by on the right and leaves a good four-footer for par.

1.46pm: Kaymer misses his shortish birdie try and 16, while Lewis confidently sinks his par putt on 15.

1.48pm: Notice for Mark Gillespie (1.15pm): Graeme McDowell holes out for a par on the 18th to finish a very disappointing second-round 77. He's in at +5 and will need conditions to freshen up further if he's to be around here for the weekend. Also on 18, Bubba Watson is finishing up, with a short putt for bogey ... which he misses. A double drops him to +1.

Live blog: substitution

1.50pm: OK, Scott's back and he can tell you about all things Ian Poulter, who's found the deep stuff on the left of the 1st and fired his second through the back of the green.

1.55pm: So then, where are we. More on Poulter when I find out what's going on, which could be never. Meanwhile make do with this: the powerman George Coetzee has just made his third birdie on the bounce, this time at 9, to move to -2 for the tournament.

2pm, with the wind picking up a bit: Poulter drains a 15-footer on the 1st to save his par. He remains at -1, no momentum immediately lost. He looks very pleased to get away with that. Here, it's a fair old party at the top of the leaderboard:

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)
Dyson (6)

Campbell (F)
Kaymer (16)
Lewis -a- (16)
Hwang (10)
Bjorn (6)
Jimenez (3)

2.05pm: Kaymer holes a very missable ten-footer on 17 to save his par. He's still -3, and looking very pleased with himself. He's in with a great chance of winning his second major; he's as cool as they come. Phil Mickelson knocks in the sort of tiddler he's been missing for par on the same hole. He's -1, and right in this tournament. If only he'd not missed those two preposterous short putts - one yesterday, one today - he'd be one off the lead. Whether his high flight will survive the weekend - when the winds are forecast to pick up - is a moot point, but for now he's right in the mix. "While I enjoy reading the grumblings about the Beeb coverage and wonderings about whether Sky would be better (would they hack the caddies' phones?), I can attest that our coverage here in the States is far below par, and not in a good golf way," writes Chris Harris. "Count your blessings you don't have to listen to the likes of Sean McDonough butcher the pronunciations of players' names and prattle on making silly puns and mixing his metaphors. Aliss has just joined the ESPN/ABC crew to make his morning cameo. Prayers to Old Tom Morris have been answered!"

2.10pm: Fredrik Jacobson eagles 7 to move to -1. Lee Westwood signs for a 73, +4 for the tournament. The favourite before the start of play yesterday, he's going home, with the cut projected at +2 or +3. Steve Stricker, exactly the sort of dull US player who routinely makes off with the Auld Claret Jug, finishes his second round level par for the tournament.

2.15pm: Birdies for Tom Watson on 17 - a long putt that takes him back to +1 and ensures his participation this weekend surely - and Thomas Bjorn on 7, which brings him back to -4 and a share of the lead. What a reaction to his piss-poor start. Meanwhile, it's Rory Time! Come on, Northern Ireland, come on! Nobody sings that, but they do cheer. McIlroy pushes his drive slightly, but he'll be fine in that semi-rough. When Rickie Fowler drives, some hoodlum screams "get in the hole". For goodness sake, has it come to this? Time was that crowds responded to drives like THIS (24 secs). Is that not the best reaction at any sports event ever?

2.20pm: McIlroy knocks his second at 1 to six feet. A delightful shot. The field will begin to get concerned if the US Open champion gets going. Martin Kaymer signs for a 69 and ends the day -3 for the championship. The defending champion Louis Oosthuizen drops a shot on the last; he finishes the day +2 after a level-par 70, and should be here for the weekend. Mickelson cards a 69, and is -1; he looks happy enough with that, especially as he's not been playing well, his putting especially poor.

2.25pm: McIlroy can't make his birdie on 1, a dreadfully weak prod at his short putt, the ball breaking right in front of the hole. Up on 18, the amateur Tom Lewis gets a flyer with his second shot, his ball sailing through the green at unfortunate speed, heading for the out of bounds behind. "Is it out? Is it out?" you can see him mouth to his caddy as he puts his hands on his head in despair. But somehow the ball's stayed in bounds - it might have hit a fence post and dinged back into play - so he'll have some good news waiting for him when he reaches the green. Although he'll still face one hell of a struggle to get up and down for par. Meanwhile here's a pictorial celebration of his playing partner Tom Watson's hole in one.

2.30pm: Lewis finds his ball on the gravel path behind the green. He removes all the loose gravel around it, without disturbing the ball - he'd be good at jenga, that's for sure - and then clips a crisp shot to within eight feet. That's a superb shot from the path, showcasing a lovely delicate touch. He's still got work to do for his par, but what a shot.

2.35pm: Lewis's par putt slips by the whole on the right. A shame, because that chip from the gravel path deserved an up and down. He cards a four-over 74, but that's still a super-respectable -1 for this year's championship, three shots off the lead. Tom Watson bogeys too, signing for a level-par 70, +2 for the tournament.

2.45pm: Another birdie chance goes begging for McIlroy on 2. His putting stroke is more Augusta than Congressional today, another unconvincing prod. Luke Donald can't open with a birdie, a half-decent chance going begging on 1. But Jimenez knocks one in, a 30-foot birdie effort on 6, to move to -3, one off the lead.

2.50pm: A birdie for Davis Love III on the last. He signs for a 68, and ends the second round -2 for the championship. Bjorn is back on his game after that nightmare start; a beautiful iron right over the pin at 9, leaving him a half-decent 15-foot chance for birdie. Back on 3, McIlroy gets back in Congressional mode - with the putter, anyway - knocking in a 12-footer to save his par. There was a really subtle break in that putt, it was a fantastic read.

2.55pm: Poulter races a ludicrous birdie putt past the hole at 4, leaving himself a testing six footer for par. But he makes it. Which is just as well, because what I've not mentioned is his bogey at 2. So he's level par now. On 9, Dyson knocks in a tester of his own to save par.

3pm leaderboard: Stephen Gallacher of Scotland has come flying out of the blocks today, with birdies at 2, 5 and now 7. He's now one shot off the lead. The 1996 champion Tom Lehman has just birdied 14, hot on the heels of one at 12, to poke his nose into the mix.

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)
Bjorn (9)
Dyson (9)

Campbell (F)
Kaymer (F)
Gallacher (7)
Jimenez (6)

Larrazabal (F)
Schwartzel (F)
Love III (F)
Lehman (14)
Coetzee (13)

3.05pm: Sergio Garcia is this close to stroking in a monster birdie effort from the back of 3. You'd still not put a single nickel on him holing anything whatsoever, but this new claw grip of his has really improved his confidence on the greens. Very unlucky there; another turn would have done it. On 14, Coetzee rattles in another birdie, moving to -3. Another South African couldn't be about to win his first major, could he? On 7, Jimenez knocks his long eagle effort to 12 inches; he'll hole out for birdie and grab a share of the lead at -4.

3.10pm: A majestic iron into the 10th from Bjorn, who bumps it round the slopes at the front-right of the green and sends his ball in to four feet. That's got to be the birdie that takes him back to level par for the day, and regains his sole ownership of the lead. Ian Poulter has just carded two bogeys in a row, at 4 and 5, to drop back to +2. That last bogey was a pathetic half-arsed prod at the hole from short distance; he doesn't look with-it today at all.

3.15pm: Bjorn knocks in his putt, and is out in front on his own at -5. This is simply brilliant, after that inept start! Dustin Johnson - the endearingly entertaining Dustin Johnson, nearly plonks his tee shot at 6 into the hole, but he's just off target. That would have been ridiculous, given the fact that he made a hole in one yesterday at 16, while Tom Watson made one today at this very hole.

3.20pm: A very impressive interview with the amateur Tom Lewis: he's happy with what he's achieved this week so far, but only up to a point. He's disappointed with how he played today, and will be looking for a few answers on the range later tonight with his dad. He knows there are many things to put right. The future is bright for this young man: there's the difference between champions and also-rans right there. Having said all that, whether he'll even get the silver medal for top amateur is in question: the superb American amateur Peter Uihlein has just embarked on a birdie blitz at 2, 5, 6 and 7 to move ahead of Lewis on the leaderboard at -2.

3.30pm: Another par for Garcia, at 4, after another lovely long putt knocked dead. Up on 8, Jimenez registers another par to stay in joint second. Meanwhile, what about Luke Donald? I'd mentioned he missed a birdie chance on 1; well, he missed the par putt, too. He's since bogeyed 3 and 4, and is wandering around looking much like hotly-tipped English golfers usually do during major championships: concerned and confused. Donald is now +4 for the championship, and battling already to make the cut. Will Donald ever deliver in a major? My vote is with no: along with Westwood, he's very good indeed, but doesn't quite have that certain something.

3.35pm: Nothing's happening for Rory McIlroy: he hits his drive pin high at the par-four 5th, but can't get up and down from light greenside rough. The chip was decent enough, but the eight-foot par putt was awful. At least he's not going backwards. But he doesn't look totally into this; he's wandering around, his shoulders all floppy, wafting his putter around his head in boredom. None of the determination in the strut that was seen around Congressional. Get some glide in your stride, McIlroy!

3.40pm: A beautiful tee shot on 6 from McIlroy - this is more like it - hit to eight feet. The way he's putting, that isn't a gimmie, but he's got to make one soon, surely? Meanwhile Dustin Johnson couldn't make his birdie from close range at 6, but has made up for it at 7, picking up his second shot of the day (his first came on 5). He's a streaky player, so could this be a meaningful charge up the leaderboard? He's up to -2.

3.45pm: Ernie Els has been having a shocker today: bogeys on 1, 3 and 4, a birdie at 5, and now a triple-bogey meltdown at the par-three 6th. He finds a bunker with his tee shot, can only play out backwards, hits a poor chip miles from the pin, fails to knock the putt dead, and misses the resulting short one. He's +7, and off home. His playing partner McIlroy, though, gets perhaps the biggest cheer of the day - the Watson hole-in-one apart - by finally knocking in a birdie putt. He's level par for the tournament, with the par five to come.

3.50pm: The leader Bjorn drops back into the chasing pack at -4. On 12, his ball takes a hard bounce through the green and bounces over a pot bunker at the back. Bjorn hits a superlative flop over the sand, knocking his ball to four feet, but squirms a dismal putt right of the hole. It was never going in from the minute it left the face of the club. That was unspeakably poor.

3.55pm: McIlroy's second shot to the par-five 7th reaches the front of the green. He'll have two putts for a second birdie on the spin. "That's an impressive array of endorsements sported by young Mr Lewis in your photo," writes Gary Naylor. "Does he get to keep the money from them, despite being an amateur? I know he can't pick up any prize money this week, but he will get to keep the silver snuff box or whatever for Leading Amateur if he is such, won't he?" I have no idea about the endorsements. I assume someone's just given him a box of free hats. He'll have plenty of time to coin it in if and when he turns professional. As for Snuff Box and golf...

4pm, and a reminder that this isn't the only important golf event going on today. The Leuka Mini Masters, Golf's Unofficial Fifth Major, kicked off at 10am today and runs through until 6pm. It's to raise money for Leuka, which funds leukaemia research. Celeb competitors include Dougray Scott, James Nesbitt, Gabby Logan, Tim Lovejoy and Gianluca Vialli. The official website is, where there's loads of info plus live scoring. There's also an auction with the chance for a once-in-a-lifetime fourball with Ian Poulter, courtesy of IJP Design and Right, here's the leaderboard:

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)
Dyson (12)
Bjorn (12)
Jimenez (9)

Campbell (F)
Kaymer (F)

Larrazabal (F)
Schwartzel (F)
Love III (F)
Lehman (F)
Coetzee (16)
Gallacher (10)

4.05pm: Two putts for McIlroy, and that's his second birdie in a row; he's -1 for the tournament and only three off the lead all of a sudden. He's missed so many short putts in the 25 holes he's played so far, you could describe his putting display as either Garciaesque or Mickelsonian. Up to you. Dyson meanwhile can't save his par on 13, missing a 15-footer and slipping off the top of the leaderboard.

4.15pm: A 15-foot birdie putt on 9 for Dustin Johnson, who is suddenly -2 for the tournament. He's got to win a major at some point; could this be his time? Meanwhile McIlroy is in danger of undoing the good work of the last two holes, slicing his 5-iron approach to 8 deep into the crowd on the right. He'll have a hell of an up and down from there.

4.20pm: The pleasingly big-boned George Coetzee signs for a 69; he's -2 for the tournament. McIlroy lifts a lovely chip from a dangerous position on the 8th to the centre of the green, doing well to stay within 20 feet of the hole, but he can't knock in the par putt and drops back to level par.

4.25pm: On 12, Gallacher knocks in a 15-footer from the edge of the green to move to -2, two behind the leaders. Bjorn's up-and-down day continues: he drops another stroke on the par-five 14th, having winged his drive miles left, a massive hook. He's now -3, one off the pace. "I think we analyse things too much these days," opines Peter Alliss on the BBC. "Everyone wants to know everything about everything. And if you don't you get one of those telephones out that tell you everything you want to know, and you press a few buttons and you find out the population of Madagascar." I'd pay a large amount of cash money to get stuck into a large bottle of port with this man. One of the great English eccentrics, and a philosopher to boot.

4.30pm: Jimenez rolls in a 12-foot putt on 12 for birdie, easy as you like. He joins the leaders at -4. But it's all going a bit wrong for Bjorn, whose drive on 15 nestles above the right-hand lip of a fairway bunker. He'll have to get into the sand and grip down on the shaft; that's hellish. Meanwhile McIlroy's game is getting a bit scrappy all of a sudden too, pushing his tee shot on 9 right, then hitting a heavy second short left of the green. What money would you have got at the start of the week on Darren Clarke being Northern Ireland's premier turn here? A long way to go, of course (though not for Graeme McDowell, who'll be going home tonight).

4.35pm: "What is it about us Brits?" wonders Adrian Foster. "Our footballers are good but not as good as they think they are. Our tennis player is good, just not as good as the three other blokes. Our cricketers are good but about to be found out this summer. Our boxers are good, as long as they aren't fighting anyone decent. But our golfers are the best in the world. So why do they save their worst golf of the year for Open week? Eh? At least you know where you stand with Sergio. COME ON SERGIO!" So, then, it's been all pars for Sergio so far. He's level par for the tournament after his 70 yesterday. Luke Donald meanwhile has pulled one shot back, at 7, but he's still +3 and flirting with the cut.

4.40pm: McIlroy does well to save his par at 9, getting up and down from the front of the green. He's out in 34, and four off the lead. He's done pretty much nothing so far this week - certainly judging him by his own high standards - but he's still right in the thick of it. Bjorn hooked his second, teetering over that fairway bunker, at 15, then sent his third to the front of the green, 30 feet from the hole. Then he drains the par putt. Brilliant! He stays at -3, having really got away with one there.

4.45pm: Jimenez is inches away from sinking a snaking 50-footer for birdie on 13. He makes to throw his cap in comedy frustration as it just fails to drop. "It's nice to see Jimenez as a co-leader," opines Randall Floyd. "We should all want the Spaniard to win. The prospect of him being presented with a huge Claret Jug shaped ashtray makes him my favourite." I agree with you, Randall.

4.55pm: McIlroy pushes his second shot at 10 right of the green. He's down in a ditch, and wastes not a second getting down there to throw a Mickelsonesque flop high into the air and onto the green. But he could have done with thinking about it for at least a few seconds longer; the ball drops on the apron and stays there. He's left with a 15-footer for par on an undulating green; you wouldn't bet large sums on him making it. And he doesn't; that's a second bogey in three holes, and he's back to +1, where he started the day. He doesn't look particularly determined or 100% focused; not that he isn't putting the effort in as such, but I wouldn't be surprised if he's still reeling in some way from the effort required to win his first major last month. It must be hard to come at everyone again immediately after achieving your life's dream.

5pm leaderboard:

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)
Jimenez (13)

Campbell (F)
Kaymer (F)
Bjorn (16)

Larrazabal (F)
Schwartzel (F)
Love III (F)
Lehman (F)
Coetzee (F)
Dyson (16)
Johnson (11)
Hansen (11)

5.10pm: Simon Dyson blasted off like a rocket today, with birdies at the first three holes to take a share of the lead, but he's been poor since: bogeys at 5, 13 and 15 followed, and now he's just double bogeyed 17 to move back to level par for the tournament. Another English player having a bit of a nightmare is Ian Poulter, who rattles in a birdie putt at 12, in the hope of arresting a slide that saw him fall to +5, two shots below the projected cut.

5.15pm: One player who refuses to buckle is Yuta Ikeda of Japan. He had an absolute nightmare down 4, slicing his drive into heavy rough and taking a couple of hacks to get it out. A triple-bogey 7 sent him back to +1 from a healthy position at -2. Well, he's back at -2 now, after birdies at 6, 9 and 12. He's right in this, good work from a player who has had success back at home, but usually fails to travel well.

5.20pm: McIlroy guides a tasty tee shot onto the dancefloor at 11, but can't knock in the 12-footer for birdie. Another chance goes begging, albeit hardly a gimmie. "I agree wholeheartedly that for Rory 'it must be hard to come at everyone again immediately after achieving your life's dream'," writes Paul Taylor. "But remember, good ol' Tiger didn't seem to have that problem, and we were all so amazed at that ability. Of course, we now know he had something else going on to distract him. Maybe Rory needs to [CENSORED]." Maybe, for all we know, Rory is [CENSORED]. But remember that Tiger won his first major at the 1997 Masters, and didn't win another until the 1999 PGA. (It's hardly the longest wait, granted, but you see the point.)

5.25pm: Bjorn pushes his approach right of the 18th. His chip, from gnarly rough near the stand, is exquisite, clipped to six inches. He taps in for a 72. That was some effort, especially as he was flagging a bit on the way in, needing to nail a couple of long-ish par putts on 15 and 17. So he'll be happy with that. Time to regroup, and let Clarke, Glover and Jimenez take the strain of leading; he's one back on -3.

5.30pm: McIlroy's tee shot on 12 is pulled into weedy tat down the left. He hits a lovely escape into the right-hand side of the green, his ball curling round the extremities, holding on at the top of the slope, and eventually curling back towards the hole. He's got an eight-footer left for birdie. It's 11 pars in a row now for Sergio, meanwhile: he only just knocks in a four-footer at the 11th, but instead of walking off frowning, or exhaling heavily with relief, he turns to his caddy, smiles, and mimes the dispatching of sweat from his brow. Whisper it: could he be enjoying his golf again? He's level par, only four off the lead, and properly involved in this tournament. He's looking solid. I would love to see him win this. I wonder how he'll puncture our dreams this time?

5.35pm: McIlroy can't make his birdie putt. Very poor; his putting today has been dismal. So many chances, and not much to show for them. Jimenez makes a meal of 15, pushing his approach right and failing to get up and down. He's back to -3.

5.45pm: What looks like - but of course isn't - a simple birdie for McIlroy at 13. A huge booming drive, a wedge that bits ten feet behind the hole, and a putt stroked home. He's back to level par for the championship. "No no NO!" begins Henry Shawdon in an email entitled 'Evil Alliss'. "Dont give that Alliss creature any more praise. I will never forgive him for his commentary while van de Velde was blowing up on the last hole at Carnoustie. Confronted with one of the greatest dramatic spectacles in golf, all Alliss could come up with was scornful and haughty parping, belittling van de Velde, moaning about him getting his shoes off and playing from the creek, complaining about time wasting and thus destroying a truly unique, touching and human drama. He not only showed no respect but i think we got a glimpse behind the mask, at a conceited and supercilious man." Well, each to their own. I love Alliss, but I can see how he'd get right on the business end of someone's tit. One thing, though, in Alliss's defence re the van de Velde incident: he did later apologise, admitting that he'd got the tone of his commentary all wrong. Credit's due for that at least, I reckon: you don't get Peter Drury apologising for ruining the entire World Cup, for example.

5.55pm: Staunch stuff from Jimenez on 17, who gets up and down from a difficult greenside bunker and remains at -3, one behind Clarke and Glover. On 14, McIlroy's second shot, a 3-wood, reaches the very front of the green; up and down from there, and he'll have another birdie.

6pm: McIlroy isn't quite on the putting surface at 14, so he elects to use his wedge - and chips to two feet. He rattles in the putt for birdie, to move back up the leaderboard to -1. Here's the very top of it...

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)

Campbell (F)
Kaymer (F)
Bjorn (F)
Jimenez (17)

Larrazabal (F)
Schwartzel (F)
Love III (F)
Lehman (F)
Coetzee (F)
Ikeda (15)
Johnson (15)
Hansen (12)

6.10pm: Jimenez sends his approach to 18 right into the heart of the green. The crowd gasp in sympathy as the ball suddenly rolls off slowly to the left, down the slope to the apron. Our hero earns himself a fat Cohiba this evening by rolling a beaut of a putt stone dead. He taps in for a 71, to end the day at -3 for the tournament, one off the lead.

6.20pm: SERGIO NEWS! After 12 pars, he birdies 13 and 14. All of a sudden, he's -2 for the championship. Down 15, McIlroy finds the bunker on the right with his drive. He's got to chip out, and can't get down in two from 100 yards, despite a fantastic wedge into the green to eight feet. He's back to level par, alongside his playing partner Rickie Fowler, who drains a monster from the right-hand edge of the green.

6.30pm: The Dane Anders Hansen moves to -3 with a birdie on 14. Here's an email from Tim Woollias entitled 'Glorious failure': "Flitcroftesque figures from Craig Hinton today. After yesterday's 82, he opened double, double, double, quadruple bogey, but like all good hackers, told himself to start again at the turn and birdies the tenth." Yes, he doesn't like that front nine, does he? Out in 43 strokes yesterday, out in 47 today. The 22-year-old amateur is currently +23, but in fairness to him, he's doing pretty well considering he suffered a period of blindness when he was younger, and heart problems earlier this year.

6.35pm: Garcia drops a shot on 15, but he can count himself unlucky, his tricky eight-foot par putt straightening up an inch or two before the hole, just as it looked for all the world as it would curl in from the left. He's back to -1. Donald drops a shot there too; he's +3, and still in danger of missing the cut.

6.45pm: Ikeda's had the mother of all rollercoaster rounds. He finishes with bogeys at 15, 16 and 17, level par for the tournament. He shot a one-over 71 today, including five birdies and a triple-bogey 7. Dustin Johnson ends the day -2, in with a shout of the title, but Ian Poulter's off home, having followed up his first-day 69 with a nightmare 78.

6.50pm: Pars for McIlroy at 16 and 17. And a par for Sergio at 16, after he finds Bjorn's Bunker and splashes out to 12 feet. He fistpumps the air at that one; he's really up for this, which is great to see. Donald can't save his par, though, missing an easy short putt. He now needs a birdie or he's almost certainly off home tonight.

7pm, and our (but not the) final leaderboard of the day: Sergio has dropped another shot at 17, so he's back to level par. McIlroy finished with a par on 18 for a 69; he's level par for the tournament and well placed for the weekend.

Clarke (F)
Glover (F)

Campbell (F)
Kaymer (F)
Bjorn (F)
Jimenez (F)
Hansen (16)

Larrazabal (F)
Schwartzel (F)
Love III (F)
Lehman (F)
Coetzee (F)
Johnson (F)

Please join us tomorrow afternoon for full coverage of the third round. The weather is forecast to be terrible, but the tournament's hotting up nicely. See you then.

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