These LIV Golf players made the cut at St Andrews

Dustin Johnson leads the way for LIV Golf players after two rounds at the 150th Open Championship in Scotland.

Johnson shot 5 under on Friday to enter the weekend 9 under overall and alone in fifth place.

Sergio Garcia, who shot 6 under Friday to make the 3-under weekend, and Patrick Reed, who went 4 under Friday to make the 3-under cut, were other big LIV movers.

Brooks Koepka and Phil Mickelson were two of LIV’s top names to miss the cup in a tie. Koepka was 4-over for the tournament while Mickelson was 5-over.

LIV Golf event winner Louis Oosthuizen, a former major champion, also missed the cut after finishing the second round at 1-over.

Round 1 recap

Reached LIV Golf boasted six of the top 20 after the first lap of the 150th Open Championship Thursday in Scotland.

Talor Gooch, Dustin Johnson and Lee Westwood led the way, tied for fifth after shooting 4 under the first 18 holes of the tournament.

Other standout performances included Ian Poulter hitting a historic 163-foot putt for an eagle on the 9th hole, which would have been the longest putt ever televised.

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Poulter, who was booed before his opening practice, rebounded to shoot 3 under and entered the second round tied for 13th. He was tied with his compatriot LIV Golf, Bryson Dechambeau.

Grand champions Phil Mickelson and Patrick Reed each tied for 55th. Brooks Koepka shot 1-over and tied for 77th.

How LIV Golf players are holding up after the second round of the British Open

5 – Dustin Johnson (-9)

T8 – Talor Gooch (-7)

T12 – Sadom Kaewkanjana (-6)

T18 – Abraham Ancer (-5)

T18 – Lee Westwood (-5)

T25 – Patrick Reed (-4)

T36 – Sergio Garcia (-3)

T36 – Ian Poulter (-3)

T46 – Laurie Galop (-2)

T55 – Paul Casey (-1)

T55 – Bryson Dechambeau (-1)

CUP – Justin Harding (+1)

CUP – Louis Oosthuizen (+1)

CUP – Scott Vincent (+1)

CUP – Richard Bland (+2)

CUP – Shaun Norris (+3)

CUP – Brooks Koepka (+4)

CUP – Kevin Na (+4)

CUP – Bernd Wiesberger (+4)

CUP – Phil Mickelson (+5)

CUP – Sihwan Kim (+5)

CUP – Sam Horsfield (+8)

CUP – Jediah Morgan (+11)

CUP – Pablo Larrazabal (+12)

This article originally appeared on Palm Beach Post: British Open: LIV golf players who made the cut at St Andrews

Michael C. Ford