American Brandt Snedeker, who has never made the cut at the Open Championship, has jumped to a four-shot lead this morning at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Snedeker shot a 66 in the first round, and is 4-under through the first nine today.
Rory McIlroy started the day 3-under but has since fallen back to even par, carding three bogeys and a double bogey through 11 holes.
As of right now, the projected cut line is at 2-over, but that could change depending on the weather conditions — which aren't as friendly as in round one.
Rory McIlroy's wacky season (claiming the #1 ranking, but missing the U.S. Open cut) continued today at Royal Lytham and St. Annes as he crept his way onto the leaderboard only to find his drive at the par four 15th go far to the ri... Read Post
Brandt Snedeker played the round of his life and claimed the biggest payoff in golf. Snedeker, needing to win the Tour Championship today to beat out Rory McIlroy for the FedEx Cup, made three big birdies on the back nine at East La... Read Post