Kevin Garside

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Rory McIlroy cuts a disconsolate figure as another putt gets away at the 17th green

US Open 2015: Rory McIlroy let down by yet more insipid putting at Chambers Bay

Golf requires greens to behave in a way that distinguishes it from the fairway. Here, those lines have become blurred

Jason Day of Australia waves as he walks off the 18th green alongside Kevin Kisner

US Open 2015: 'Groggy' Jason Day plays the round of his life to share the lead

The Australian had collapsed with vertigo just one day before

US Open 2015: Rory McIlroy continues to struggle with his putting at Chambers Bay

World No 1 hits round of 70 after more issues on the greens

Henrik Stenson has criticised the state of the greens

US Open 2015: Henrik Stenson - Greens are like ‘broccoli’ but not healthy for golfers

Leading golfers criticise the state of the Chambers Bay greens as Gary Player labels course 'disastrous'

Jason Day receives treatment after collapsing during the second round

US Open 2015: Jason Day collapses on final hole of second round before being taken to hospital for further tests on vertigo symptoms

Day collapsed as he followed his tee shot on the ninth but managed to regain his feet to finish the hole after treatment

Jordan Spieth will star day three as the US Open on five-under-par

US Open 2015: Jordan Spieth puts himself into position to challenge for second consecutive major and stir thought of a grand slam

Spieth triumphed at the Masters earlier this year and will head out alongside Patrick Reed in the final group today

US Open 2015: The hole Tiger Woods finds himself in just keeps getting deeper and deeper

Former world No 1 had one of his worst rounds ever

Tiger Woods chips out of a deep bunker

US Open 2015: Tiger Woods 'trying as hard as I can' but American needs a miracle to make the cut at Chambers Bay

Woods is 10-over par after carding an 80 for the fourth time in his career and the first at a major since 1996

Dustin Johnson hits a drive at Chambers Bay on his way to an opening 65 on Thursday

US Open 2015: Dustin Johnson's power game tames threatening course but Rory McIlroy wastes his chances

American hits opening round of 65 to share clubhouse lead with Henrik Stenson

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