3M Open R2

Thompson and Werenski share lead in Minnesota

July 23-26
TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota
$6,600,000
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4


3M Open 2020 R2 - Thompson and Werenski share lead in Minnesota
Michael Thompson shares the lead with Richie Werenski after two rounds at the 3M open (Andy Clayton-King/AP)


Michael Thompson shot a five-under 66 to take a share of the lead with fellow American Richy Werenski after the second round of the 3M Open in Minnesota on Friday.


After a 64 left him one adrift of Werenski’s superb 63 on day one, 35-year-old Thompson carded six birdies against just one bogey, including draining a 19-foot putt for a two on the short 17th.

This secured a share of the lead at 12-under par along with 28-year-old Werenski, whose bogey at the par-four third was his only blemish.



Birdies at six, eight and 11 – through a superb 32-foot putt – were followed by five straight pars which still left Werenski in second place.

But Werenski sank a 12-footer for birdie at the 17th, before closing in spectacular style with a 21-foot putt for another birdie at 18.


Thompson and Werenski led at the halfway point by a stroke from fellow Americans Tony Finau and Talor Gooch, with China’s Zhang Zinjun a further shot away at 10-under.

Finau’s day was set up by an incredible eagle three at the sixth, when his approach shot from 81 yards landed eight feet past the pin but spun back into the hole.



Three birdies in a bogey-free back nine gave Finau a 66 to follow his first round 65.

Gooch was rock solid all day, with six birdies, including four on the back nine, helping him to a six-under 65.

China’s Zhang broke the run of Americans at the top of the leaderboard with a solid round of 67, the 33-year-old holing five birdies against one bogey.



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American Matthew Wolff and Australia’s Cameron Davis finished Friday sharing sixth place at nine-under.

England’s Tom Lewis was the only Briton to make the cut, an even-par 71 leaving him nine shots off the pace at three-under.


Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
Total
T1
Michael Thompson
-12
64
66
130
T1
Richy Werenski
-12
63
67
130
T3
Tony Finau
-11
65
66
131
T3
Talor Gooch
-11
66
65
131
5
Xinjun Zhang
-10
65
67
132
T6
Matthew Wolff
-9
65
68
133
T6
Cameron Davis
-9
67
66
133
T8
Bo Van Pelt
-8
66
68
134
T8
Charl Schwartzel
-8
66
68
134
T8
Patrick Rodgers
-8
66
68
134
T8
Nick Watney
-8
65
69
134
T12
Danny Lee
-7
67
68
135
T12
Ryan Moore
-7
65
70
135
T12
Scott Stallings
-7
71
64
135
T12
Dylan Frittelli
-7
68
67
135
T12
Harris English
-7
70
65
135
T17
Tom Hoge
-6
69
67
136
T17
Adam Schenk
-6
67
69
136
T17
Bronson Burgoon
-6
66
70
136
T17
Robby Shelton
-6
68
68
136
T17
Charles Howell III
-6
71
65
136
T17
Si Woo Kim
-6
71
65
136
T17
Alex Noren
-6
67
69
136
T24
Sepp Straka
-5
70
67
137
T24
Austin Cook
-5
67
70
137
T24
Max Homa
-5
65
72
137
T24
Brice Garnett
-5
70
67
137
T24
Stewart Cink
-5
69
68
137
T24
Robert Garrigus
-5
66
71
137
T24
Chris Kirk
-5
66
71
137
T24
Kramer Hickok
-5
67
70
137
T24
Matthias Schwab
-5
70
67
137
T33
K.J. Choi
-4
71
67
138
T33
Doug Ghim
-4
70
68
138
T33
Bo Hoag
-4
65
73
138
T33
Chase Koepka
-4
70
68
138
T33
Denny McCarthy
-4
68
70
138
T38
Cameron Tringale
-3
69
70
139
T38
Bernd Wiesberger
-3
73
66
139
T38
Patton Kizzire
-3
69
70
139
T38
Pat Perez
-3
70
69
139
T38
Sam Burns
-3
70
69
139
T38
Aaron Baddeley
-3
66
73
139
T38
Tim Wilkinson
-3
70
69
139
T38
Tom Lewis
-3
68
71
139
T38
Emiliano Grillo
-3
71
68
139
T38
Bill Haas
-3
70
69
139
T38
Peter Uihlein
-3
70
69
139
T38
Brandon Hagy
-3
70
69
139
T38
Hank Lebioda
-3
69
70
139
T51
Matt Every
-2
70
70
140
T51
Tommy Gainey
-2
68
72
140
T51
Luke List
-2
68
72
140
T51
John Merrick
-2
71
69
140
T51
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
-2
70
70
140
T51
Michael Gligic
-2
72
68
140
T51
Michael Gellerman
-2
70
70
140
T51
Kyle Stanley
-2
66
74
140
T51
Henrik Norlander
-2
70
70
140
T51
Brian Harman
-2
76
64
140
T51
George McNeill
-2
70
70
140
T51
Alex Cejka
-2
70
70
140
T51
Adam Long
-2
68
72
140
T51
Jason Dufner
-2
68
72
140
T51
Josh Teater
-2
70
70
140
T51
Arjun Atwal
-2
73
67
140
T51
Rafa Cabrera Bello
-2
71
69
140
T51
Chris Baker
-2
68
72
140
CUT
Ricky Barnes
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Derek Ernst
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Jonathan Byrd
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Branden Grace
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Bubba Watson
-1
67
74
141
CUT
Beau Hossler
-1
71
70
141
CUT
Rich Beem
-1
71
70
141
CUT
Roberto Castro
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Jhonattan Vegas
-1
72
69
141
CUT
J.J. Spaun
-1
69
72
141
CUT
Kristoffer Ventura
-1
70
71
141
CUT
Joseph Bramlett
-1
70
71
141
CUT
Ben Taylor
-1
75
66
141
CUT
Wes Roach
-1
74
67
141
CUT
Brooks Koepka
-1
70
71
141
CUT
Aaron Wise
-1
69
72
141
CUT
Russell Henley
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Tim Herron
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Tom Lehman
-1
71
70
141
CUT
Robert Streb
E
73
69
142
CUT
Troy Merritt
E
73
69
142
CUT
Ryan Armour
E
72
70
142
CUT
Scott Harrington
E
71
71
142
CUT
Wyndham Clark
E
68
74
142
CUT
Mark Anderson
E
73
69
142
CUT
Roger Sloan
E
69
73
142
CUT
Michael Kim
E
70
72
142
CUT
Chesson Hadley
E
71
71
142
CUT
Jamie Lovemark
E
72
70
142
CUT
John Senden
E
72
70
142
CUT
Ryan Blaum
1
73
70
143
CUT
David Hearn
1
69
74
143
CUT
Russell Knox
1
76
67
143
CUT
D.J. Trahan
1
68
75
143
CUT
Johnson Wagner
1
71
72
143
CUT
Zack Sucher
1
69
74
143
CUT
Aaron Crawford
1
69
74
143
CUT
Scott Brown
1
72
71
143
CUT
Chase Seiffert
1
69
74
143
CUT
Matthew NeSmith
1
72
71
143
CUT
Keith Mitchell
1
69
74
143
CUT
Tommy Fleetwood
1
71
72
143
CUT
Scott Piercy
1
73
70
143
CUT
Doc Redman
1
70
73
143
CUT
Erik van Rooyen
1
74
69
143
CUT
Will Gordon
1
69
74
143
CUT
Paul Casey
2
72
72
144
CUT
David Lingmerth
2
73
71
144
CUT
Parker McLachlin
2
71
73
144
CUT
Brian Gay
2
71
73
144
CUT
Luke Donald
2
74
70
144
CUT
Fabián Gómez
2
70
74
144
CUT
Cameron Percy
2
74
70
144
CUT
Ryan Brehm
2
68
76
144
CUT
Peter Kuest
2
73
71
144
CUT
Sahith Theegala
2
72
72
144
CUT
Ben Martin
3
72
73
145
CUT
Ted Potter, Jr.
3
74
71
145
CUT
Chad Campbell
3
68
77
145
CUT
Sam Ryder
3
76
69
145
CUT
Peter Malnati
4
73
73
146
CUT
Greg Chalmers
4
77
69
146
CUT
Dominic Bozzelli
4
69
77
146
CUT
Angus Flanagan (a)
4
73
73
146
CUT
Seamus Power
4
68
78
146
CUT
Brendon de Jonge
4
66
80
146
CUT
Sangmoon Bae
4
75
71
146
CUT
Vaughn Taylor
5
69
78
147
CUT
Daniel Chopra
5
72
75
147
CUT
Nelson Ledesma
5
74
73
147
CUT
Vincent Whaley
5
76
71
147
CUT
Lucas Glover
6
73
75
148
CUT
Charley Hoffman
6
75
73
148
CUT
Harry Higgs
6
72
76
148
CUT
Hunter Mahan
6
73
75
148
CUT
Andrew Putnam
6
72
76
148
CUT
Jake Kneen
7
78
71
149
CUT
Hudson Swafford
7
75
74
149
CUT
Shawn Stefani
7
74
75
149
CUT
Rob Oppenheim
7
74
75
149
CUT
Martin Trainer
8
75
75
150
CUT
Rhein Gibson
10
72
80
152
CUT
Ted Purdy
12
78
76
154
CUT
Sebastian Cappelen
17
74
85
159
WD
Seung-Yul Noh
E
74
36
110
WD
Chris Stroud
E
72
38
110
WD
Dustin Johnson
E
78
78
WD
Tyler McCumber
E
41
41
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