SAN DIEGO (AP)LEADING: Russell Henley and 48-year-old Richard Brand, both at 5 under 137.
JUST BEHIND: Louis Oosthuizen and Matthew Wolff, a shot back at 138. Bubba Watson and Jon Rahm were at 3-under 139.
LEAVING: Webb Simpson missed the cut, ending his streak of 16 consecutive majors making the cut. Louis Oosthuizen now owns the longest active streak at 14 in a row.
AMATEUR HOUR: An amateur failed to make the cut in the U.S. Open for the first time since 2007.
PHIL SIGHTING: Phil Mickelson was seven shots back after shooting a 2-under 69. Mickelson is trying to win the Open for the first time at the age of 51, a month after taking the PGA Championship.
BIG BRYSON: Bryson DeChambeau shot a 2-under 69 and was at 142, five shots back.
ROUND OF THE DAY: Richard Bland, Bubba Watson and Mackenzie Hughes each shot 67.
NOTABLE: Max Homa, Matt Kuchar and Zach Johnson have missed the cut in all three majors this year.
QUOTABLE: ”I know that I didn’t make a run today, but I’m playing well enough to make a run on the weekend.” – Phil Mickelson.
TELEVISION: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT (NBC).