Near-record U.S. Open back nine puts Tiger Woods one back at Torrey Pines, adds shockwaves

With Tiger Woods shooting a 30 on his back nine at the course he's long owned, one shot off the all-time record for the lowest nine ever at a U.S. Open, everyone else is on notice. Stuart Appleby, who actually holds the lead at 3 under, knows most people consider him on top in name only. Heck, Appleby admits he might be one of those people. "I don't think you can avoid it," he said of Woods' position.

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Phil Mickelson - Second Round - U.S. Open

Phil Mickelson's 3-wood drives have gone wayward all U.S. Open.

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