2010 British Open at St. Andrews, Second Round

1 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
paused to acknowledge the crowd as he crossed the famed Swilcan Bridge on the 18th hole. Watson will miss the cut, thus making Friday his final competitive round at St. Andrews.
2 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
had a hard time getting into his signature putting stance as the wind wreaked havoc on players all afternoon.
3 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
and the rest of the field had long stretches of downtime as play moved slowly during the second round.
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made five birdies and four bogeys on Friday. He's two under after two rounds.
5 of 21 Andrew Redington/Getty Images
was on fire on Friday until making a double bogey on No. 14 and a bogey on 15. He's five under through two rounds.
6 of 21 Harry How/Getty Images
shot a 68 to improve to five under for the event and pull into contention for his second straight major title.
7 of 21 Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
is fighting a leg injury this week, but he's in contention for his first major championship after a second-round 71.
8 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
and his new putting style appeared likely to miss the cut after a string of two bogeys on the front nine.
9 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
will defend his British Open title on the weekend after shooting a Friday 74. He's even par after 36 holes.
10 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
struggled to recapture his Thursday form while making five bogeys and dropping out of the top 25.
11 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
and his caddie Ted Scott took their break on the course while play was delayed due to high winds.
12 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
led after round one, but had a brutal Friday in the high winds and shot an 80.
13 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
started his round with the wind howling. He opened with back-to-back three-putts and a pair of bogeys.
14 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
Woods played his second round in the afternoon, when scoring was five shots higher than in the morning rounds.
15 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
Woods birdied the 18th hole to get to four-under for the tournament. He's eight shots behind Louis Oosthhuizen.
16 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
made seven birdies and two bogeys to surge to a five-shot lead at 12-under for the event.
17 of 21 Angus Murray
had a rocky second round, but still managed to shoot a one-under 71 to improve to even par for the event.
18 of 21 Angus Murray
Mickelson played through a few early morning showers, but scoring conditions were tougher in the afternoon after the winds kicked up.
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is now on the Champions Tour, but he's in the hunt at St. Andrews after a bogey-free 67 to pull into solo second place.
20 of 21 Fred Vuich/SI
was cruising along before triple-bogeying the 17th. He finished with a 69 to move to six under for the event.
21 of 21 Robert Beck/SI
Galleries enjoyed clear skies to go with high winds for most of the afternoon.