Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were in serious jeopardy of missing the cut at The Players Championship on Friday, but late rallies from both ended their days at two-under par for the tournament, tying them for 30th overall. Woods shot -4 in the second round, while Mickelson shot a 71 to be one-under.
Matt Kuchar, Kevin Na and Zach Johnson are all currently tied atop the leaderboard at -8. Johnson made a big move up the boards on Friday, shooting six-under. Harris English is in second place at -7, and Adam Scott is among five tied for third at -6.
Rory McIlroy shot an even par on Thursday, but he went four-over on Friday to have him miss the cut by four strokes. Veterans Ernie Els and Vijay Singh (+2) were among those missing the cut.
The action from the 2012 Players Championship is set to continue on Saturday morning as the third round gets underway.