Troy Merritt carded a five-under-par 67 to stay two strokes clear before rain halted proceedings in Kentucky on Friday.
Despite bogeying the 16th hole for a second successive day, Jordan Spieth was pleased with his second round at Carnoustie.
Near misses at majors are not uncommon to Rickie Fowler and Matt Kuchar, but they view the usefulness of those experiences differently.
It promises to be a grandstand weekend at Carnoustie, as Tommy Fleetwood, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth made gains at The Open on Friday.
Wet weather visited Carnoustie on Friday and Tommy Fleetwood was not exactly prepared for it.
It was a disappointing end to round two of The Open for Kevin Kisner, who had no regrets over his run-in with the Barry Burn at Carnoustie.
A visit to the Barry Burn at the 18th was not what Kevin Kisner had in mind to finish his second round at The Open.
It was another day of mixed fortunes for Tiger Woods at The Open and he admitted it was not the tidiest of rounds.
Tiger Woods endured a mixed bag in round two of The Open as Kevin Kisner hauled himself back into a joint-lead at Carnoustie.
Of the two Johnsons with major honours to their name, Zach admits he is not the "number one".
The search for the best amateur golfer continues with the 21st edition of the Prudential Astro Masters (PAM), making it the longest and most successful national amateur golf series in Malaysia.
After dropping four shots in as many holes, Jordan Spieth reflected on a disappointing round to start his Open defence.
Ahead of defending The Open at Carnoustie, Jordan Spieth vowed to bring a touch of flair to his game.
It has been four years since Rory McIlroy last won a major, but Padraig Harrington laughed off suggestions that he was underachieving.
Robert Rock's nightmare third round opened up the Scottish Open as Jens Dantorp finished strong to take the lead heading into Sunday.
Looking for his first PGA Tour win, Michael Kim is in complete control of the John Deere Classic.
Tom Watson said he was wet behind the ears when he won his first major on his Open debut at Carnoustie 48 years ago.
There was a frank admission from Justin Rose's about his gold medal win, and Jon Rahm showed his ambidextrous skills at Carnoustie.
A greying Rory McIlroy, an under-fire Branden Grace and a warmly received Gary Player all feature in Wednesday's Open diary.
The Open at Carnoustie is under way after Sandy Lyle played the first tee shot of the tournament, with Tiger Woods among the late starters.