The Latest: Spieth making early move at Pebble Beach

Published 11:15 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 | Updated 12:38 p.m. ET June 14, 2019

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local):

9:15 a.m.

Jordan Spieth is making some noise, trying to get back in the mix at the U.S. Open.

Spieth birdied three of his first four holes Friday to move under par at Pebble Beach. He is still four strokes back of leader Justin Rose, who is even par through his first four holes.

Playing with both former Open champions is Tiger Woods, who is 1 under for the day and 2 under for the tournament.

Second round play began in cool temperatures under overcast skies and players were taking advantage of the soft greens at Pebble Beach.

Also in the mix early is Matt Kuchar, who is 2 under for the day and two shots back of Rose, who shot 65 on Thursday to lead after the first round.


8 a.m.

Viktor Hovland of Norway loves Pebble Beach.

Hovland won the U.S. Amateur last summer at Pebble Beach, and he had the low score among 16 amateurs in the field Thursday with a 2-under 69. Two other amateurs broke par in the opening round — U.S. Junior winner Michael Thorbjornsen and British Amateur champion Jevon Rebula.


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