Kentuckian Holmes tied for lead after two rounds of British Open

Campbellsville native JB Holmes had a three under par 68 and is tied with Shane Lowry for the lead after two rounds of the Open Championship at Royal Portrush. Holmes and Lowry stand at eight under par 134, leading Tommy Fleetwood and Lee Westwood, who are seven under 135 by a stroke, with three golfers at six under 136 including Justin Rose. Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth head a quartet at five under 137.

Louisville area native Justin Thomas had a one under 70 and sits at one under par, which is tied for 32nd. Nashville’s Brandt Snedeker had a 70 today and is at two over 143 and will miss the cut.

Other notables missing the cut include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and one of the favorites, Rory McIlroy.