US Open: Ian Poulter shares clubhouse lead as Rory McIlroy struggles at Shinnecock Hills

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    Ian Poulter’s tie for second place at the 2008 Open is his best performance at a major champoinship

    Ian Poulter shares the clubhouse lead during the first round of the US Open but Rory McIlroy had a round to forget.

    England’s Poulter is tied at one under par with American Scott Piercey after rounds of 69 at a windy Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in New York state.

    Northern Ireland’s McIlroy had three double bogeys in a 10-over-par 80, while Americans Jordan Spieth (78) and Phil Mickelson (77) also struggled.

    England’s Justin Rose, US Open champion in 2013, opened with a one-over 71.

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