Johnson and List tied again as Day survives cut


Another day and another round with Dustin Johnson and Luke List sharing the lead at the RBC Canadian Open.

U.S. Open champion Johnson and List boasted a one-stroke lead at the start of the second round, and that is exactly how they ended Friday's play in Oakville, Ontario.

Johnson and List carded identical second-round 71s to be level at seven under through 36 holes as world number one Jason Day endured a miserable outing but avoided the cut at Glen Abbey Golf Course.

Since breaking through for his maiden major at Oakmont last month, Johnson has enjoyed great success, taking out the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, while he finished tied for ninth at The Open.

And the world number two continued his good form on Friday, despite a difficult start to his round after the American posted two bogeys and a double bogey from his opening four holes.

Johnson recovered by picking up shots at the 16th and 18th heading to the turn, before birdieing the first, second, fifth and sixth, though he dropped the eighth.

That bogey at the penultimate hole opened the door for List, who birdied his final shot, having gained a stroke at the 16th, following a difficult spell which saw him bogey the 11th, 13th and 14th.

A shot further back are Jon Rahm (71), Kelly Kraft (71) and amateur Jared du Toit (71).

Ricky Barnes (68), Ben Crane (70), Tyler Aldridge (70) and Brendon de Jonge (71) are tied at five under, while Chad Campbell (67), Alex Cejka (69), Kevin Kisner (67), Chez Reavie (71), Matt Kuchar (71) and Noh Seung-yul (70) round out the top 10.

Defending champion Day, meanwhile, lived to fight another day after surviving the cut at one over.

Following a round to forget, which saw Day record six bogeys, the Australian birdied his final shot to guarantee a weekend of play, despite shooting a 76.