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Adam Hadwin and Ryan Armour maintain a one-shot lead over Bo Hoag, Chez Reavie, Jhonattan Vegas and Roger Sloan on the 3M Open; Dustin Johnson and Robert MacIntyre amongst these to overlook the minimize in Minnesota.

Last Updated: 24/07/21 12:51am

Dustin Johnson was unable to reach the weekend at the 3M Open

Dustin Johnson was unable to succeed in the weekend on the 3M Open

Dustin Johnson has missed out on the possibility to return to the highest of the world rankings after struggling a shock early exit from the 3M Open.

Johnson, who might have leapfrogged Jon Rahm as world No 1 with a robust efficiency at TPC Twin Cities, posted rounds of 70 and 72 to overlook the minimize in a non-major for the primary time this season.

The two-time main champion birdied three of his opening eight holes on Friday however then took two makes an attempt out of a greenside bunker on his approach to a bogey on the ninth, with Johnson then holing a 12-footer to save lots of par on the subsequent.

Dustin Johnson was in the group on level-par and ten off the halfway lead

Dustin Johnson was within the group on level-par and ten off the midway lead

Back-to-back bogeys from the twelfth left Johnson requiring a final-hole birdie to have any likelihood of creating it by way of to the weekend, just for him to search out water off the tee on his approach to a closing bogey on the par-five.

“Obviously the wind definitely picked up this afternoon, made it play a little difficult,” Johnson mentioned. “Got off to a pretty good start, just didn’t hit enough fairways on the back nine. I tried to hang in there.”

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Adam Hadwin and Ryan Armour carded matching 65s to maneuver to 10 below and share the midway lead, with Jhonattan Vegas a shot off the tempo alongside Roger Sloan, Chez Reavie and Bo Hoag.

Former main champions Gary Woodland, Jimmy Walker and Keegan Bradley all head into the weekend within the group three off the tempo, whereas Louis Oosthuizen – the 54-hole chief at The Open final week – is an extra stroke again after successive rounds of 68.

Louis Oosthuizen is currently ninth in the FedExCup standings

Louis Oosthuizen is at present ninth within the FedExCup standings

Overnight co-leader Rickie Fowler adopted his opening-round 64 with a disappointing two-over 73 to fall 5 behind alongside Luke Donald and Rafa Cabrera Bello, as Tom Lewis and Sergio Garcia progressed on the cut-mark of two below.

A final-hole bogey noticed Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre miss the minimize by the shot and leaves him with a nervous wait to see if he’ll keep on the planet’s high 50, the requirement to ensure entry into subsequent week’s WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational.

Watch the 3M Open all through the weekend stay on Sky Sports Golf. Live protection continues Saturday from 6pm.

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