June 17: Asian Tour members Jeunghun Wang of Korea, Australia’s Wade Ormsby and Sweden’s Daniel Chopra failed to make it to the weekend rounds at the U.S. Open on Friday.
Wang, third on the Asian Tour Order of Merit last season, shot a second round of one-over-par 73 at Erin Hills to miss the halfway cut by three shots while Major debutant Ormsby carded a second straight 75. Chopra signed for an 80 to add to his opening 77 in the year’s second Major.
Paul Casey, Brian Harman, Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood are all tied for the lead on seven-under-par 137. Amongst the big names who also missed the cut include Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson.
Wang 76 73
Ormsby 75 75
Chopra 77 80
June 16: Australia’s Wade Ormsby, Jeunghun Wang of Korea and Daniel Chopra of Sweden have an uphill battle at the U.S. Open after struggling in the opening round on Thursday.
Ormsby posted a three-over-par 75 to share 102nd place in the year’s second Major tournament played at Erin Hills.
Wang was a further shot back in tied 114th place while Daniel Chopra of Sweden ended the day in 131st place following a round of 77.
Asian Tour honorary member Ernie Els of South Africa produced a solid 70 to trail the first round leader Rickie Fowler by two shots.