Tony Finau Misses Cut Following Second Round Struggles At US Open

Jun 17, 2022, 4:59 PM
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Tony Finau of the United States plays his shot from the fourth tee during round one of the 122nd U.S. Open Championship at The Country Club on June 16, 2022 in Brookline, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Tony Finau missed the cut at the US Open on Friday afternoon after he struggled during second round action at The Country Club in Brookline, MA.

It was a rough two days for Tony Finau at the US Open. He started the tournament at +3 on Thursday before having another tough day on the course on Friday, finishing with a +2, 72 score.

The cut line was at +3, which left Finau two shots back of playing the championship rounds on Saturday and Sunday.

Tony Finau At The US Open

On Thursday, Finau started the tournament with three straight pars before getting a bogey on No. 4. Then he picked up par on the next three holes before his first birdie of the round on the eighth hole. Finau finished the front-nine with a par to go even-par, heading into the back-nine.

The Utah native started the back-nine with a bogey, followed by a par and a birdie on No. 11 and 12 respectively. On the 13th and 14th hole, Finau shot a par on each. The last four holes were a struggle for Finau, shooting bogey on three of the four holes with one hole picking up a par. At the end of the first round, Finau had two birdies, 11 pars and five bogeys.

Finau had a much better start in the second round, picking up seven straight pars before ending the front-nine with back-to-back bogeys. Matters got worse on the 10th hole when Finau shot a double-bogey. He rebounded with three straight pars and a birdie on No. 14. Finau ended the round with par on the 15th and 16th hole, birdie on No. 17 and par on the 18th hole.

He finished the round with two birdies, 13 pars, two bogeys and one double-bogey. For the tournament, Finau recorded four birdies, 24 pars, seven bogeys and one double-bogey.

US Open Leaderboard After Two Rounds

T1. Collin Morikawa (-5)

T1. Joel Dahmen (-5)

T3. Hayden Buckley (-4)

T3. Jon Rahm (-4)

T3. Rory McIlroy (-4)

T3. Aaron Wise (-4)

T7. Nick Hardy (-3)

T7. Scottie Scheffler (-3)

T7. Patrick Rodgers (-3)

T7. Matthew NeSmith (-3)

T7. Brian Harman (-3)

The US Open will continue with the third round on Saturday and the final round on Sunday.


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