Montgomerie Holds Leads, Verplank Misses Cut After Day Two


Friday, July 11th 2014, 10:04 pm
By: News 9


Colin Montgomerie remains in front after the second day of action at the U.S. Senior Open.

The Scotsman had an even-par 71 on Friday and is 6 under for the tournament, good for a one-stroke lead over Scott Dunlap.

Dunlap had a 68 in the second round. He birdied Nos. 2, 5 and 7 on his way to a 3-under 32 on the front nine.

Bernhard Langer took sole possession of the lead with a birdie on 14, but netted bogeys on 15, 16 and 18 to finish tied for third at 4 under. He is tied with Gene Sauers, who shot 69 on both the first two days.

As for the Oak Tree Gang, Scott Verplank finished the day at 8-over par, leaving him outside the cut line. The other three members, Willie Wood (+5), Bob Tway (+5) and Gil Morgan (+6) all made the cut and will play this weekend. OKC native Rocky Walcher also missed the cut at 12-over.