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Iowa native Zach Johnson in 5th at British Open after 2 rounds

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Iowa native and British Open defending champion Zach Johnson finds himself in 5th place at this year's Open after two rounds with a -5 score.

Johnson had a solid first day, posting a -4 on Thursday.

Weather dominated the headlines on Friday, where Johnson finished one under par to push his score to -5.

He trails leader Phil Mickelson by five strokes. Mickelson set a course record through 36 holes with his score of 132.

Johnson tees off in the third to last group Saturday, hitting the links at 3:00  p.m.  He'll play the third round with fellow American Tony Finau.

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