Francis Makes the Cut at John Deere Classic

July 11, 2008

UCLA sophomore Philip Francis made the cut at the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic Friday in Silvis, IL.

Francis, playing as an amateur on a sponsor's exemption, posted a second round score of 71 (E) and was tied for 44th place at 138 (-4). He made four birdies, four bogeys and 10 pars. In contrast to Thursday's four-under par round of 67 in which he had 26 putts, he needed 31 putts in the second round.

Former Bruins Scott McCarron and Parker McLachlin also made the cut on the number. Both were tied for 59th place at three-under par 139.

Third round action continues on Saturday.

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