England’s Richard Bland and American Russell Henley, an unlikely pair of major pacesetters, share the US Open lead after two rounds with South African Louis Oosthuizen one stroke adrift.
Henley, on a four-year US PGA win drought and never a top-10 major finisher, lipped out a two-foot par putt on his final hole to fire a one-under 70 and settle for a share of the 36-hole clubhouse lead on five-under par 137.
“I feel good about my game,” Henley said. “I’ve never been in this position before in a major. Just feel like I’m going to learn something no matter what happens.”
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Bland won his first European Tour title at last month’s British Masters after 478 starts over 25 years, becoming the tour’s oldest first-time winner at age…