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Summary

  1. Tiger Woods: +9 after 17 holes
  2. Clubhouse leaders: -5 Dustin Johnson (US), H Stenson (Swe)
  3. Rory McIlroy cards +2 round of 72
  4. Links course Chambers Bay opened in 2007

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By Phil Dawkes and Peter Scrivener

All times stated are UK

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A double bogey six for Brian Campbell at the seventh leaves him two under with three to play. With that, it looks like the leaders are secure: Henrik Stenson and Dustin Johnson at five under.

With that we bid you adieu. It has been a tough day for most, notably Tiger, but this is what major golf is all about. We'll be back to watch all the quality and chaos unfold again from 19:00 BST.

The Tiger, Fowler, Oosthuizen have taken a battering this round. Woods brings an end to what has been a painful round with a bogey. He ends 10 over with his third successive round in the 80s. It is also his worst ever round at the US Open.

Rickie fares even worse, but a par on the last means he finishes 11 over, with Louis recording the best score of seven over.

All three share a laugh at the end but inside they will all be hurting.

Rickie Fowler hits a bunker shot
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Tiger's fourth gets him to the green but he still has a long putt to save par up a ridge on the 18th green. All the attention remains on Woods but Fowler has had a worse day. Five bogeys on the back nine means he is currently 11 over and looking like he is going to drop further shots on the last.

There are nine steps leading down into the bunker Tiger has limped into, such is the depth. They might as well install an escalator. He disappears from view as he solemnly makes his way down to half-heartedly chip out to the fairway. He is a broken man.

Spieth, Day and Greller look on
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Rose ends with a bogey to drop to two over. Day and Spieth finish with pars to both end on two under.

Tiger is ending with an absolute whimper. He tries to blast his second on the 18th but tops it to send the ball dribbling into the deep fairway bunker. That will take some shifting. He bows his head. He just wants this to be over now. We all do.

Amateur Brian Campbell is writing a great little story for himself in this opening round. He moves to four under with a birdie six. He is tied for third with three to play.

Danny Willett hits a drive
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After a good start, England's Danny Willett faded and ended his round two over, with two double bogeys costing him on his back nine. Not a bad score. There are a lot of players who would gladly take it.

Tiger makes par at 17. He is salvaging a small amount of pride now at the end of his round. He even affords himself a smile and a joke with Louis Oosthuizen.

Woods has to send his putt over the ridge at the 17th green but he doesn't put enough on it and ends up five feet short. Spieth is out of the sand with his second at 18 and gets lucky as his shot skips just past a very deep, very ugly fairway bunker. Day also has to hit out of the sand at 18 and lands his ball right next to Spieth's.

Tiger Woods records his score
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Lifted by his birdie on the 16th, Tiger finds the ground to the left of the 17th green. Meanwhile, Spieth finds the bunker on the par-five 18th.

Day fails to get down in two and drops a shot at 17. Spieth makes a par to stay two under, as does Rose to stay evens.

After 15 painful holes, Tiger finally has a birdie at 16, sinking his short-putt second to move back into single figures at nine-over. No such lift for Fowler who bogeys to go 10 over.

What a shot!

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What a shot from Justin Rose. He is deep, deep in sand but digs down and finds a subtle chip out to within a few feet. It is absolutely brilliant.

We have a clash of balls at 17 as Jordan Spieth's drive to the left of the hole bounces once before crashing into the ball of Jason Day. It has been a popular spot for players on this hole, especially with the bunker that juts into front of the green near the flag. Justin Rose opts for a different line but duffs his iron into a bunker short of the green.

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Martin Cee, London: If Woods had anything like self-respect or self-awareness he would retire. Both his game and his confidence are gone. But as long as there are sponsors and appearance money he will continue to embarrass himself and stain his reputation for money.

Tiger is battered and bruised but pulls out another subtle stroke to chip to four feet short of the the hole at 16. Fowler looks to follow him but lands a yard further back and is punished with the ball rolling back down the slope and away. These two will have some war stories to tell each other after this round.

Jason Day makes a putt
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Spieth sinks a seven footer to save par and remain two under. Day is a foot closer and nails it for a birdie to go three under. Rose has three feet to deal with and makes no mistake. He is even par.

Justin Rose is out of the sand and on the green at 16 courtesy of a superb second. Jason Day is chipping from turf, though, and plants his ball about 10 feet away. Jordan Spieth has a brutal putt to contest with, sending the ball dipping, ducking, skipping and rising like the mine cart in Temple of Doom. He still has work to do to get a par. Day could grab a birdie.

Joost Luiten plays a shot
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Joost Luiten. We've not mentioned him yet. Well, the Dutchman is suddenly in the reckoning as a birdie at seven courtesy of drilled long putt takes him to two under through 16.

Two bogeys in three holes (at three and five) has dropped Ben Martin from joint leader to joint fourth.

Rose, Day and Spieth are on the 16th tee. Justin and Jordan hit bunkers and Jason initially waits for a train before realising how long it is and driving straight down the fairway.

Tiger's birdie chance at 15 stays out, stopping just a quarter-roll shy of the hole. Agonising. Uncomfortable. Painful. And that's just watching.

Tiger bounces back from a horror hole with an absolute belter of a tee shot to land his ball on the 15th green and about five feet from the hole. It is good birdie chance. Not a flicker of a smile from the American, though.

Jordan Spieth lines up a putt
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Spieth drops a shot with a very wayward par putt from 10 feet at 15. It is a tough green and has given very little to players throughout today. The Masters champion drops back to two under.

Tiger's woes continue. After all the sand-related problems, he misses a short putt for double bogey. "Oh my god, what are you doing?" someone cries from the crowd. He's falling apart is the simple answer. He is 10 over now. Only Rich Berberian Junior's score of 13 over is worse today.

Rickie Fowler is not faring much better than Tiger. He is nine over after another bogey.

There were 36 players under par about 45 minutes ago. There are now only 28.

Justin Rose looks frustrated
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Justin Rose joins the sand party by plugging his ball in a different bunker at 15 to the one in which Day is buried. Chambers Bay is getting nasty.

Tiger goes from one bunker to another at 14, plugging in the second. The only way this could get worse for him is if the Sarlacc is waiting for him when he gets there. He is seven over at the moment. What he emerges from this hole at, who knows?

Jason Day, who is four under, doesn't fare much better on 15 by finding the bunker to the left of the green, in which his ball becomes nearly submerged in sand. With the flag at the front of the green his chances of getting near are slim to none.

Who's your caddy?

Steve Williams and Tiger Woods
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How much difference does a top-notch, knowledgeable caddy make to a player? Jack Nicklaus and Angelo Argea, Tiger Woods and Steve Williams, Happy Gilmore and that bearded hobo. The world's best have always trusted in a top bag man and Jordan Spieth may just have the stellar shot-sage on his side this week.

The Masters champion's man Michael Greller grew up near Chambers Bay and knows the course well, an advantage that could be crucial on this testing and somewhat mysterious links.

For an insight into the challenge Chambers Bay poses, have a watch of

this guide from BBC Sport's Caroline Rigby.

Jordan Spieth's caddy Michael Greller dishes out some good advice to his player, who steps up and plants his 10 foot putt straight into the hole at 14 for a par. Spieth remains three under.

It must be that bit more daunting at the moment for Tiger to be stood in front of the 14, with all its sandy traps, and consider what to do. He smacks his tee shot about 60 yards wide of where he was aiming and finds the dust.

Jason Day simply refuses to hold back. He gives everything a belt. It serves him well, though, as a lovely iron shot puts him about six feet from the hole at 14 and with a good chance of going to four under. Tiger makes it three consecutive bogey fives at 13 to go seven over. It is painful to watch.

Jordan Spieth hits a big drive
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Jordan Spieth beats the sand at 14 with a superb drive that plants itself bang in the middle of the fairway. Brian Campbell sends a long-range putt scampering towards the second hole but it pulls up, denying him a share of the lead.

The wind is causing chaos now. Fowler and Oosthuizen fail to put enough on their second shots at 13 and the balls end up rolling back down the slope to a bunker. Tiger hacks out and then plants his next shot on the green. It is a good third, but it should have been his second.

Justin Rose sends a 15-footer on its way at 13, looking for a birdie. It looks good as it sets out but ends up right of the hole as the green fails to yield the expected turn.

Meanwhile, Spieth is having no trouble. He makes it a hat-trick of successive birdie threes to go to three under with five to play.

Tiger belts a drive at 13 but misses the widest fairway on the course.

Tiger Woods looks dejected
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There is no conviction whatsoever in the shortish putt Tiger offers at 12. That certainly wasn't the fault of the surface, just a sheer misreading of the contours to send the ball a good couple of inches past the hole right to take him to six over. The American has an awful lot on his mind right now. And most of his thoughts will be as gloomy as his outfit.

Justin Rose hits a great first shot at 13 and follows it with a belting second to hit the green and give himself a putt in the teens for birdie. He's been very steady so far the Englishman. All pars but for two birdies and a bogey.

Oh dear Danny Willett. He has a foot and a half for a bogey at five and misses. A double takes him back to even.

Tiger Woods' major drought stats
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Tiger looks lost. He stands, hands on hips as he figures out how to get his ball back off a path at the 12th and back on to the fairway. Four practice swings give his iron a good scuffing before he chips up and onto the green, with a long birdie putt. From that position it is a job well done.

What a shot!

Oh, Rickie Fowler! He hits a storming drive at the par-four 12 - the hole that has already produced a string of eagles - and he comes within an inch or two of a hole in one as his ball reverses from the back of the green to dribble just past the hole. Almost a hole in one. On a par four! He settles for a much-needed eagle to improve to seven over.

Ben Martin
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Ben Martin goes to five under with a superb putt across the second green. It is uphill, into the wind but he hits it firm, true and home. Joint leader, sir.

Meanwhile, Spieth has a second birdie on the bounce at 12 to go two under. Moves are being made.

Tiger at the 11th. Out of the rough on the edge of the fairway. He gets it up and out and on to the green but still with plenty to do. It is a birdie chance but it would have to be a superb putt to get him there.

Justin Rose uses the slopes well at 12 to make amends for a slightly wayward drive and give himself the chance to putt for birdie.