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A glance at the 2nd round of US Open

June 16, 2018
Justin Thomas plays his shot from the 12th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Justin Thomas plays his shot from the 12th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

A glance at the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York.

Leading: Dustin Johnson at 4-under 136 after a second-round 67.

Just behind: Scott Piercy and Charley Hoffman are four shots back at even-par 140.

Where’s Tiger: Gone, after shooting 10 over for two rounds and missing the cut.

Missing out: Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth also missed the cut.

Notable: Six other players have led by four shots or more going into the weekend of the U.S. Open.

Key stat: Players have made triple bogey or worse on all but six holes at Shinnecock Hills.

Quotable: “Maybe it makes a few people happy out there that, you know, we kind of mess up just as good as everyone else. We’re human, right? We make a mistake.” — Ian Poulter, discussing the triple bogey that left Dustin Johnson as the only player under par.

Featured tee times: Rickie Fowler, Russell Henley, 2:26 p.m. EDT; Scott Piercy, Dustin Johnson, 3:10 p.m.

TV: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fox.