Buggers and beer-unlucky or kind? The cliffs of doom spun wedges and minds, blame and credit to an ocean fog on cut day at the U.S. Open, Pebble Beach style.
Bump-ups, sliders and skippers, lost battles to victorious pin locations that hardly amused the world's best. PGA champion, Y.E. Yang, fell to yesterday's mischief with 49 on the home nine.
Seaside trees, showing losses to past winds, barely moved, advantage Phil. A tournament low 66 rewarded Mickelson with a 4:45 p.m. tee-time, beware.