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Open day two photos

Jean van de Velde

Jean van de Velde begins the second day's play at Royal Birkdale - which promises to be a slightly drier experience for the golfers

Fredrik Jacobson

Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson is among the early leaders and is dressed in his usual monochrome attire

Greg Norman

Two-time winner Greg Norman, 53, makes a fantastic start to his second round and appears to be heading for a good score

Rocco Mediate

American Rocco Mediate drops shots but is still in the hunt - at least Tiger Woods is not in his way after their recent US Open duel

Sergio Garcia

Pre-tournament favourite Sergio Garcia gets his round off to a fine start by holing a monster putt on the fourth but then drops shots after the turn

Colombia's Camilo Villegas

Colombia's Camilo Villegas makes up for a poor first round to shoot the best round so far with a five-under 65 to sit on one over par

Greg Norman and Chris Evert

Norman shoots a fantastic even-par 70 to take the Open lead and is warmly embraced by wife Chris Evert as he walks off the 18th

Graeme McDowell

The early start appears to take its toll on Graeme McDowell but he finishes his second round with a 73 to stay in the hunt

Open fans

Any hopes of an improvement on Thursday's weather are well and truly shattered midway through the second day's play

Padraig Harrington

Reigning champion Padraig Harrington is finding it difficult after the turn at Royal Birkdale

Justin Rose

England's highest-ranked player Justin Rose is hoping to make a charge up the leaderboard although the weather conditions are not helping

Colin Montgomerie

Former European number one Colin Montgomerie is faring a lot worse having made two double bogeys and one triple bogey after the first six holes - but improves later

Ian Poulter

England's Ian Poulter is looking to let his golf rather than fashion sense do the talking, although the matching green is quite natty

KJ Choi

Former powerlifter KJ Choi needs little effort to lift his ball in acknowledging the Royal Birkdale crowd

Padraig Harrington

A round of mixed fortunes, ends on a high for reigning champion Padraig Harrington who eagles the 17th then birdies the last for a 68

Ian Poulter

Anybody thinking that Ian Poulter has suddenly adopted a conservative fashion sense are made to think again

KJ Choi

KJ Choi celebrates in style after a birdie on the last gives him the outright lead in the Open after a three-under-par 67

John Daly

Spare a thought for 1995 champion John Daly who trudges off having made 19 over for the day - 29 over for the tournament

see also
Open day one photos
17 Jul 08 |  Golf

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