5 Thoughts: Round 2 Leaderboard, Farmers Insurance Open

Justin Rose was not quite as hot as he was in the opening round at Torrey Pines, but his 8-under par total is still good enough for a one shot lead after two rounds of play at the Farmers Insurance Open.

 
Canada’s Adam Hadwin and 2-time Farmers champ, Brandt Snedeker, are tied for second place at 7-under.

Here are 5 quick thoughts about the second round at the Farmers.

1. Big-Three, Miss-Cut

As was the case in the opening round, the much-hyped, superstar threesome of Dustin Johnson (+2), Jason Day (+3), and Tiger Woods (+4) were surprisingly bad.



 
All three missed the cut. What were the odds of that happening!?


2. Three Players, Two Rounds, Under-70

It’s not a common thing to be bragging about which Tour players broke 70. In fact these days, it’s who is going to break 60 this week.

 
But at Torrey Pines, it’s a different story. Despite a star-studded field, only three players in the first two rounds posted consecutive sub-70 rounds: Snedeker (68-69), Keegan Bradley (69-69), and Ollie Schniederjans (69-69). Pretty amazing.


3. Painful Ending

Bud Cauley had six holes to play in his second round at Torrey Pines, and was at 2-under – two shots clear of the cut line. After bogeys on 4 and 5 (his 13th and 14th), Cauley dropped down to the danger zone (right on the cut-line at even-par). But he calmed his nerves and proceeded to par the next three holes.

 
The Alabama alum arrived at the relatively-easy par-5 9th hole at the North Course (his 18th of the day) needing a simple par to make the weekend. Cauley missed what looked to be about a 4 footer for par and missed the weekend. Ouch!


4. Back Down To Earth

Last week Dominic Bozzelli stunned the golf world as he jumped to the top of the leaderboard after the first round at the CareerBuilder Challenge. The rookie maintained his composure throughout the 4 rounds at PGA West, and finished in the top-5 with a -17 total.

 
Bozzelli seemed to arrive at Torrey Pines with renewed sense of confidence as he proceeded to out-golf the likes of Tiger Woods, Jason Day and Dustin Johnson in the opening round, posting a solid 1-under 71. But the second round was another story for the 25-year-old from New York, as he carded an 11-OVER 83! – and missed the cut by a mile.


5. Under The Radar

Don’t look now but Keegan Bradley is having a pretty decent start to the 2016-17 season. As one of only three to shoot two sub-70 rounds at Torrey Pines, Bradley finds himself at -6 and tied for 4th place – only two shots off the lead.

 
In six starts this season, Bradley has finished inside the top-25 in five of them – with his only hiccup being a MC at the Sony in Hawaii. The former PGA champ, who has struggled badly in recent years, is ranked 23rd in the FedEx Cup standings and has made over $650K already.


Farmers Insurance Open

January 26-29 2017 | Torrey Pines GC | La Jolla, CA
PosPlayerRd 1Rd 2Total 
1Justin Rose6571-8
2Adam Hadwin6671-7
2Brandt Snedeker6869-7
4Keegan Bradley6969-6
4Ollie Schniederjans6969-6
6Zac Blair7069-5
6Brian Harman6871-5
6Cheng Tsung Pan7069-5
6Robert Streb6871-5
6Kevin Streelman6970-5
11Jonas Blixt6872-4
11Ryan Brehm6872-4
11Roberto Castro7070-4
11Stewart Cink6872-4
11Harris English7169-4
11Mackenzie Hughes7070-4
11Jonathan Randolph7367-4
11Patrick Rodgers6872-4
11John Senden7070-4
11Tyrone Van Aswegen7268-4
21Graham DeLaet6873-3
21Tony Finau7368-3
21Lucas Glover7170-3
21Emiliano Grillo7269-3
21Charles Howell III6774-3
21Marc Leishman6972-3
21Hunter Mahan7170-3
21Hideki Matsuyama7170-3
21Francesco Molinari7170-3
21Trey Mullinax6774-3
21Cameron Percy6972-3
21Jon Rahm7269-3
21J.J. Spaun7269-3
21Cameron Tringale6972-3
35Ryan Armour7171-2
35Paul Casey6973-2
35Beau Hossler6775-2
35Ryo Ishikawa7468-2
35Michael Kim7270-2
35Kelly Kraft7270-2
35Martin Laird7072-2
35Pat Perez6874-2
35Rory Sabbatini7072-2
35Michael Thompson7171-2
35Kevin Tway7270-2
35Tim Wilkinson7072-2
35Gary Woodland6775-2
48Mark Anderson7073-1
48Ryan Blaum7172-1
48Scott Brown7172-1
48Jon Curran7370-1
48Derek Fathauer7667-1
48Martin Flores7172-1
48Brad Fritsch6776-1
48Phil Mickelson7172-1
48Sebastian Munoz7271-1
48Louis Oosthuizen7172-1
48Kyle Reifers7667-1
48Kyle Stanley7073-1
48Brendan Steele6974-1
48Brian Stuard6875-1
48Nick Taylor6974-1
48Jhonattan Vegas7370-1
48Camilo Villegas7271-1
48Richy Werenski7370-1
48Aaron Wise7172-1
67Byeong-Hun An7173E
67Brian Campbell7371E
67Julian Etulain7173E
67Charley Hoffman7470E
67Morgan Hoffmann7470E
67J.B. Holmes7371E
67Billy Horschel7173E
67John Huh7470E
67Billy Hurley III6975E
67Shane Lowry7173E
67Bryce Molder7074E
67Cameron Smith7371E
67Johnson Wagner7371E
-Aaron Baddeley7174MC
-Blayne Barber7075MC
-Bud Cauley6976MC
-Greg Chalmers7075MC
-Brett Drewitt7174MC
-Brooks Koepka7372MC
-Jamie Lovemark7174MC
-Will MacKenzie6976MC
-Henrik Norlander7372MC
-D.A. Points7273MC
-Scott Stallings7471MC
-Wesley Bryan7373MC
-Kevin Chappell7472MC
-James Hahn7769MC
-Dustin Johnson7274MC
-Sung Kang7175MC
-Jason Kokrak7373MC
-Luke List7373MC
-Seamus Power7472MC
-Nick Watney7175MC
-Jason Day7374MC
-Rickie Fowler7275MC
-Retief Goosen7176MC
-Brandon Hagy7176MC
-Andrew Johnston7275MC
-Peter Malnati7473MC
-Troy Merritt7869MC
-Grayson Murray7572MC
-Zack Sucher7176MC
-Jimmy Walker7275MC
-Stuart Appleby7474MC
-Daniel Berger7573MC
-Miguel Angel Carballo7375MC
-K.J. Choi7276MC
-Ben Crane6979MC
-Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano7078MC
-Padraig Harrington7474MC
-Max Homa7375MC
-Patton Kizzire7276MC
-Spencer Levin7177MC
-Andrew Loupe7375MC
-Rod Pampling7276MC
-Xander Schauffele7474MC
-Hudson Swafford7078MC
-Tiger Woods7672MC
-Soren Kjeldsen7673MC
-Seung-yul Noh7871MC
-Geoff Ogilvy7673MC
-Bobby Wyatt7772MC
-Robert Garrigus7377MC
-Whee Kim6882MC
-Rick Lamb7872MC
-Danny Lee7377MC
-Nicholas Lindheim7179MC
-Steve Marino7278MC
-John Peterson7179MC
-J.T. Poston7773MC
-Brandon Stone7971MC
-Steven Bowditch7873MC
-Chad Campbell7378MC
-J.J. Henry7576MC
-Max Rottluff7873MC
-Brett Stegmaier7576MC
-Harold Varner III7873MC
-Tyler Aldridge7280MC
-Chad Collins8072MC
-Bryson DeChambeau7874MC
-Boo Weekley7181MC
-Steve Wheatcroft7577MC
-Todd Baek8172MC
-Andres Gonzales7875MC
-Dominic Bozzelli7183MC
-Alex Cejka8272MC
-Tag Ridings8173MC
-Steven Alker8075MC
-Chris Gilley7977MC
-Si Woo Kim83-WD

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