The world's best players were surrounded by a full-speed hype train early in the week. The majority of people thought that the cream would rise to the top given how challenging Oak Hill Country Club was going to be.
Through 36 holes, Scottie Scheffler has lived up to the hype. The World No. 2 is tied for the lead with Corey Conners and Viktor Hovland at 5 under after two rounds.
Over the past 18 months, Scheffler has frequently found himself in this situation. past year saw four victories, including the Masters. This season has seen two victories, including The Players Championship.
However, he is unsurprised by it. Scheffler wants to be competing in this atmosphere, in this role, and in this setting.
I don't want to finish last or get sent home. I go to the competitions prepared to give my all," Scheffler remarked. "I'm excited to be in a good position going into the weekend," you say. "I'm proud of how I did the first few days."
26-year-old Scheffler began his day by reducing his approach on the opening par-4 hole to just 18 inches and making the birdie.
Before making a mistimed bogey on his final round of the day, he added back-to-back circles to his scorecard on holes 14 and 15.