Last Updated: 15/06/13 6:23pm
Masters champion Adam Scott faced an anxious overnight wait to see if he has made the cut at the US Open after slipping to seven over after 36 holes.
The Australian admitted he was as odds with his swing for much of the second day, although he managed to stay in touch with playing partners Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy for half his second round.
But he dropped four shots in a row from the third and parred in to stay at seven over, which proved good enough to make the cut by a clear shot.
"I was a little disappointed with the way I played today," said Scott, who was three under in his first round when he returned to the 12th on Friday morning, only to drop five shots in the last seven holes of his opener.
"I just lost my rhythm early this morning when it was a bit cold and windy and just fought with it all day long and the putter kind of cooled off. So I would have liked to make some putts and then you're always happy."
But Scott refused to rule himself out of contention despite being eight shots off the lead, insisting a 66 or 65 could be "doable" in the third round.
"I still see those, you know, four or five unders possible," he said. "It's difficult, but it's still possible with it soft. You just have to hit every shot perfect. And for one day, I mean, it is doable.
"So someone who just makes the cut could have a great round Saturday and move their way back into the tournament. I don't see that beyond the realm of possibility. It's out there, for sure."
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