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British Open Leaderboard: Brandt Snedeker Leads In Second Round Thanks To Five Birdies In Seven Holes

Brandt Snedeker is a name that may not be too well known, but golf fans are going to learn it after the round he has had at the British Open on Friday. Buoyed by five birdies in the span of seven holes, Snedeker is shooting 6-under for the round which puts him at 10-under for the tournament. He is currently four strokes ahead of first round leader Adam Scott, who is even through two holes of his second round.

Other notable golfers that have yet to tee off include Bubba Watson, who tees off at 9:21 a.m. ET, Tiger Woods at 9:43 a.m. ET and Graeme McDowell at 9:32 a.m. ET. All three golfers are tied at 3-under for the tournament. Currently the projected cut line is at 2-over.

Golfers with ties to the Houston area have had very hit or miss tournaments so far. The one with the best tournament performance so far is Bob Estes of Austin, Texas. He shot a 2-over for the round, putting him at 1-over for the tournament. University of Houston graduate Anders Hansen has faltered after a first round 68. Through 16 holes in the second round he is 5-over, putting him at 3-over for the tournament. Justin Leonard has just not had a good tournament, shooting 4-over in the second round for 9-over for the tournament.

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