Suspended for lack of light the 2nd round of the US Open; Higa, 1st

The Japanese Mamiko Higa continues leading the US Open, second of the five major women's circuit and is held in Charleston.


The Japanese Mamiko Higa continues leading the US Open, second of the five major women's circuit and is held in Charleston (South Carolina, USA), with 136 hits, six under par, although with the second suspended round due to lack of light.

So the Japanese as the second classified, the American Jesicca Korda, with an impact more than that, ended their tours before the suspension, like the third, la also American Gina Kim that ended with 138 accumulated, the same as, without finishing, has the French Celine Boutier to which four holes remain.

Sí finished his journey the Spanish Azahara Muñoz que, until this second round was defined, went down to ninth place to conclude with one over the pair and 140 accumulated, while the Mexican Gaby Lopez, also completed this day and accumulates 142 hits and momentarily is twenty-third .

Otra of the Spaniards, the pamplona Carlota Ciganda also completed hoy her journey but was not successful and needed three hits on the pair after signing two birdies for five bogeys. They did not pass the cut, established at +4, the compostelana Fátima Fernández Cano, who said goodbye to her first experience in a major with another round of 74 (+6), the Argentine Delfina Acosta, with +15 and the Mexican Ingrid Gutiérrez with +16.

Triple tie in the leadership of the Memorial Tournament, after the second round

The German Martin Kaymer, the American Troy Merritt and the South Korean Kyoung-Hoon Lee share, after the second round, the lead of the PGA golf tournament Memorial Tournament, which dispute at the Murirfield Village GC in Dublin (Ohio, USA), with a total of 135 hits, 9 under par.

The most veteran of the three, Kaymer, 34, who does not win in the American circuit since in June of 2014 he obtained his second major, the US Open, after the one obtained in 2010, the PGA Championship, and that also has The Players Championship of 2014, could lead alone but his only mistake , a Bogey in the last hole, he was prevented after having added five birdies to finish today with 68 strokes.

For his part Merritt, 33 years and with two PGA titles in his resume, the last in July 2018, the Barbasol Championship , and the Quicken Loans National of 2015, presented in this second round a card of 66 impacts after scoring an eagle -hoyo 7, par five- and six birdies for two bogeys, while Kyoung-Hoon closed in 67 after adding five birdies.

But the best of the day was the impressive comeback of the Englishman Justin Rose, number 3 in the world rankings, who today advanced 78 positions to in the tenth place with three hits of the head after finishing with 63 impacts, nine under the pair, after signing a card with two eagles, holes 5 and 7, both par five, and six birdies by a bogey.

By, the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, quarter of the world, did not pass the cut, was lecido in 1, something that did avoid the Spanish Rafa Cabrera Bello that today concluded one under par after improving his route in the second part and adding a total of 143 blows.

Good day that of the Argentine Emiliano Grillo, who shares the fifth position with four other players after finishing today with 68 strokes. He added an eagle, on hole 15 (par 5) and five birdies for a bogey and a double bogey, the latter on the hole 18.

Classification after the 2nd round:

.1. Troy Merritt (USA) 135 (69 + 66) (-9 Blows)

. +. Kyoung-Hoon Lee (COR) 135 (68 + 67)

. +. Martin Kaymer (ALE) 135 (67 + 68)

.4. Jordan Spieth (USA) 136 (66 + 70)

.5. Bud Cauley (USA) 137 (67 + 70)

. +. Patrick Cantlay (USA) 137 (68 + 69)

. +. Emiliano Grillo (ARG) 137 (69 + 68)

. +. Adam Scott (AUS) 137 (71 + 66)

. +. Rickie Fowler (USA) 137 (69 + 68)

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44. Rafa Cabrera Bello (ESP) 143 (72 + 71)

. +. Joaquín Niemann (CHI) 143 (72 + 71)

. +. Abraham Ancer (MEX) 143 (72 + 71) .



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