After making three bogeys on the back nine to fall back to even par, Brendon De Jonge just holed out a wedge from the fairway for an eagle three at the par-5 14th hole. The ball landed about eight feet right of the pin and spun sideways into the cup to put De Jonge at -2 and in a tie for the lead with John Rollins and Shaun Micheel.
Tiger Woods hasn't made a birdie in the first round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, but he's in the thick of contention after making his third straight par-saving putt at No. 13. Woods' second shot from a fairway bunker came up short, and he left his chip five feet below the cup. But Woods rolled in the putt to stay at +1.
The ability to not lose a tournament in the first two rounds by making those up-and-down pars is part of Woods' greatness. No one is running away with anything today, and Woods knows he will get the best of the playing conditions with an early tee time in the second round Friday.