Memorial Tournament: Rory McIlroy makes cut and 11 behind in Ohio

Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy won for the first time since September 2016 at the Bay Hill Invitational in March
Second round leaderboard
-11 Stanley (US), Niemann (Chi); -9 An (Kor); -8 Bryan (US), Matsuyama (Jap), Day (Aus), Holmes (US), DeChambeau (US); -7 Hossler (US), Stenson (Swe), Woodland (US), Rose (Eng), Cantlay (US)
Selected others:-6 Johnson (US), Watson (US), Laird (Sco); -5 Woods (US); -4 Mickelson (US); -3 Thomas (US), Fowler (US); -2 Lowry (Ire); E McIlroy (NI); +3 Spieth (US)

Rory McIlroy made the cut by just one shot thanks to an level-par 70 in the second round of the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.

The world number six from Northern Ireland recovered from his 74 start, shooting an even-par 70 on day two, which included three birdies

The 29-year-old four-time major winner is tied for 69th on two-under par.

American Kyle Stanley and 19-year-old Chilean Joaquin Niemann are the joint leaders on 11 under.

England's Justin Rose is four shots behind, on seven under, after shooting a six-under-par 66 in Saturday's rain-hit round.

Tiger Woods is on five under after a 67 that included an eagle.

Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth missed the cut, finishing three over, after adding a 72 to his first round 75.

Joint overnight leader Niemann, the world number 406, went round in 68 to stay top of the leaderboard, while Stanley shot a 66.

South Korea's An Byeong-hun is their closest challenger on nine under.

Play was delayed by nearly 90 minutes at Muirfield Village.

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