Number of amateurs, out of 20 entered, who made the 36-hole cut Friday at the U.S. Open. Will Grimmer (5 over), Matt Parziale (7 over) and Luis Gagne (7 over) advanced to weekend play at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. (scores).
Number of strokes over par for the 36-hole cut at the U.S. Open. The 8-over 148 score is the highest cut in relation to par in a major championship since the 2013 British Open (8-over 150) and 2013 U.S. Open (8-over 148) (scores).
Number of strokes under par that So Yeon Ryu stands after 36 holes of the Meijer LPGA Classic. Ryu, 27, a five-time LPGA winner from South Korea, made five birdies on the back nine at Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich., to shoot 5-under 67 for a 13-under 131 total. Germany’s Sandra Gal (64) and Japan’s Sakura Yokomine (64) trailed by one stroke at 12-under 132 (scores).
Number of shots that England’s Scott Gregory improved in the second round of the U.S. Open(“Keeping score,” June 15). After shooting 22-over 92 in the opening round, Gregory, 23, recorded his lone birdie of the tournament, holing a 25-foot putt for 3 at the par-4 eighth, during a 5-over 75 (scores).
Number of consecutive cuts that American Steve Stricker has made in major championships. Stricker, 51, shot 73-75 at Shinnecock Hills to advance on the number into weekend play at the U.S. Open. He hasn’t missed a cut in a major championship since the 2009 PGA Championship (scores).