U.S. Patrick Reed holds the lead at the U.S. Open after the second round of golf.

He cleared the round with 70 strokes.

Reed’s result from the first round was 66 strokes.

The combined result is four under a pair.

Reed leads his second countryman Bryson DeChambeau with one stroke.

DeChambeau took the second round best in his name 68.

First round winner Justin Thomas slipped to fifth after the second round.

Finland's Sami Välimäki played in the competition for the first time in the second round of the value tournament.

However, Välimäki did not reach further.

His result for two days was 78 + 76 and 14 over a pair.