Familiar script at the Open with Dustin Johnson

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — The latest from the U.S. Open golf championship (all times local):

5:15 p.m.

Stop if you’ve heard this one before.

There’s a familiar script playing out at the U.S. Open, where Dustin Johnson hasn’t made a bogey in 24 holes and is in a tie for the lead with little known Andrew Landry.

This time, Johnson can only hope the ending to the story is different.

A year ago, Johnson opened with a 65 to tie for the lead at the Open at Chambers Bay. He was still tied going into the last round, and went into the 18th hole needing a birdie to win.

Johnson hit his second shot on the par 5 to 15 feet, then shockingly three-putted to allow Jordan Spieth to escape with a win. It was the latest near-miss for a player many consider the best never to have won a major championship.

Johnson never got a chance to lead on Thursday at rain-soaked Oakmont. He teed off Friday morning, shot a 67, then promptly went back out for another round.

None of which matters, of course, unless he can finally close this one out and hoist the Open trophy on Sunday.


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