Live updates from the U.S. Senior Open: Charging is slower than Steve Stricker

Steve Stricker's second round on Friday went nowhere after the mental and physical misconduct that led to a double-bogey in the sixth hole.

After nine pars, Stricker told caddy and brother-in-law Mario Tiziani that he wanted to get a bird or two to complete his round.

"I didn't think of three," Stricker said. “Maybe I should have been like that. Yeah Al that sounds pretty crap to me, Looks like BT aint for me either. It was a great way to end the day.

That finish left Stricker in the 69th and 5th rounds in the tournament, who is second only to one point behind Padraig Harrington and one ahead of team-mate Rob Labritz in the U.S.

Senior Open eSaucon Valley Country. Club's Old Course. Harrington shot a 6-under 65 on Friday afternoon to take the lead.

Defending champion and native Pennsylvania Jim Furyk won the number (5-over). The day after recording his age

Haas sent consecutive birds to No. 4 and 5 to lead him alone on Friday at 5-under. He dropped the lead at 6-7 to third place with Steven Alker