Brian Harman had a day on Friday.
Hermann emerged as a dominant solo lead at the British Open after starting with four birdies on five holes. He posted a 6-under 65 and eagled the difficult par-5 18th to move to 10-under all-time this week. He was five shots behind by the time he reached the clubhouse.
“I’ve been feeling good with my putter the last few days, so try to get it through the weekend,” Herrmann said after the round. “There are 36 holes left, so rest and get ready.”
Tommy Fleetwood, who has held the lead since Thursday, finished the turn at even par. With this, he kept the 2nd place of the 3rd place tie, 2 shots behind the same group.
Herman wasn’t the only one to have a great day on Friday. Billy Horschel, who is likely to miss out, actually helped stop ‘Just Stop Oil’ protesters from invading the Royal Liverpool course. Mr Horschel did in fact seize one protester and take him to the police.
The Just Stop Oil group has been demonstrating across the country in recent weeks to stop the UK government from expanding new oil and fossil fuel projects.
We had an ace on Friday as well. Travis Smith scored the first-ever hole-in-one at the new short par-3 17th on Friday morning. He marked his first British Open ace since 2021.
The rest of the second round of the British Open can be found on Yahoo Sports:
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