Friday, 11 July 2014
A difficult second round for Rory McIlroy at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open  (Getty Images)
A difficult second round for Rory McIlroy at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open (Getty Images) rounds up a crazy Friday at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open by taking a look back at the best numbers from Royal Aberdeen...


3 - Players tied for the 36 hole lead on -6 (Ricardo Gonzalez, Kristoffer Broberg, Marc Warren)

2 - Shots the Argentinian Gonzalez dropped on the last after holding the lead for a number of hours

7 - Shots under par the Northern Irishman was one day one; also shots over par McIlroy was on day two

150 - Difference in yards between McIlroy's monstrous first-round drive at the 13th of 426 yards and his second round distance of 276 yards

4 – 3s in a row for golf legend Sir Nick Faldo, rolling back the years, on the front nine today from the third to the sixth

5 – Birdies in a row for American amateur Ollie Schniederjans today, from the 4th to the fourth to the eighth

3 – Eagles in two days for master of the par fives David Howell

9 - Nationalities in the top ten (1 Swede, 1 Argentinian, 2 Scots, 6 Englishmen, 2 Danes, 1 Finn, 2 Spaniards, 1 Irishman, 1 Paraguayan)

78 - Players made the cut on +2 or better including 11 Scots

99 - The biggest number of places risen up the leaderboard by Paul Waring, thanks to his best-of-the-day 66

7 – Robert Rock's score - a triple bogey - two days running on the par 4 16th

3 - Double bogeys, 3 bogeys, 3 birdies and 2 eagles in Russell Knox's madcap 74

10 - Brooks Koepka's double-figure score at the par 5 12th

16 - Miles per hour gusts on day two in Aberdeen

36 - Holes remaining of the 32nd edition of the Scottish Open

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1ROSE, JustinENG18-16
2BROBERG, KristofferSWE18-14
3WARREN, MarcSCO18-11
T4GALLACHER, StephenSCO18-10
T4LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-10

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