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Day 2 at the British Open, as told by GIFs

By Luke Kerr-Dineen

Earlier in the back nine, Lee Westwood drove his ball into a bunker 400 yards from the tee. But not to be outdone -- not even by himself -- the Englishman pulled a 3-wood and, by the looks of the shot tracker, hit his ball into outer space. That instruction from Sean Foley looks to be paying off.

blog-westwood-hang-time-480-loop.gifThen, Zach Johnson found the one spot of Muirfield that doesn't roll. The 18-hole leader started the day at five-under, but finished with a four-over 75 and dropped to T-6.

Meanwhile, Miguel Angel Jimenez reminded us all that he's still golf's undisputed most interesting man. The 49-year-old's even-par round left him as the sole 36-hole leader, which was probably due...

blog-jiminez-480.gif his unique warm up routine. Yup, the man totally still has 'it.' Whatever 'it' is. 

blog-jimnez-warming-up-480.gifBrandt Snedeker needed to make this putt for a three-putt double-bogey. Yes he missed for a four-putt triple (he went on to shoot 79), but at least he did it wearing a snazzy pair of trousers.

It seems ESPN has a new sponsor for their highlight reel that the network must be pretty excited about. How else do you explain putting their logo on top of holes, covering Tiger's face, and hiding the ball left right and center. Please ESPN, enough of these shenanigans. It makes things very confusing.