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Mickelson, Horschel lead at US Open

WEATHER TROUBLE:Sunshine replaced the rain that had plagued the tournament, the wind kicked up and players struggled to make par as Merion Golf Club proved testing

Reuters, ARDMORE, Pennsylvania

The projected cut to reduce the field to the top 60 and ties was estimated to come at seven over par 147 after second-round play on Friday had players averaging nearly five over par.

Among high-profile competitors who did not qualify for weekend play were a trio of former US Open champions in Angel Cabrera of Argentina, who shot an 81 for 155, American Jim Furyk (79/156) and Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell (77/153).

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