FILE PHOTO: Tiger Woods (L) of the U.S. jokes with Justin Rose of England right through the 3rd around of the Barclays PGA golfing event in Jersey Town, New Jersey August 24, 2013. REUTERS/Adam Starvation
PEBBLE BEACH, CA. (Reuters) – The U.S. Open birdie-fest appeared able to return to an finish as cool, overcast stipulations greeted the morning wave at Pebble Seashore Golfing Hyperlinks on Friday, with in a single day chief Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out at the path.
Rose took complete good thing about very best stipulations in Thursday’s opening around, firing a six-under 65 to compare the bottom around ever at a U.S. Open on the scenic seashore format, set through Woods in 2000, to take a one-shot lead.
However the primary referred to as the hardest check in golfing was once anticipated to reside as much as the moniker on Friday even supposing with out a wind early starters a minimum of can have their probabilities.
Rose, the 2013 U.S. Open champion, taking part in with Woods and Jordan Spieth, opened with a par on the 10th with the marquee grouping taking part in the again 9 first.
Woods, chasing a 16th primary win, had a take a look at birdie on his first hollow however watched the ball slide through the cup to additionally open with a par and stay on one-under 5 off the tempo.
Two-time protecting champion Brooks Koepka, who began the day 4 in the back of the leaders after an opening-round 69, were given the primary around off to a flying get started going 4 below via his opening six holes but it surely was once a distinct tale on Friday when he was once discovering the going more difficult and was once sitting on degree par via 3.