PGA Championship day two: by the numbers

Australian Adam Scott's 64 was the round of the day but only earned him a share of second, seven shots behind US PGA Championship 36-hole leader Brooks Koepka.

brooks koepka of the united states plays his shot from the ninth tee during the 2018 us open at shinnecock hills golf club in southampton new york
BROOKS KOEPKA of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York. Picture: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

THE LEADERS - Brooks Koepka (65) at 12-under; Adam Scott (64) and Jordan Spieth (66) second at five-under; Dustin Johnson (67), Daniel Berger (66), Kelly Kraft (65), Matt Wallace (67), Luke List (68) fourth at four-under.

THE AUSSIES - Scott (64) at five-under; Jason Day (74) and Cameron Smith (70) at three-over; and Lucas Herbert (70) at four-over; Marc Leishman (eight-over), Brendan Jones (15-over), Stuart Deane (18-over) and Craig Hocknull (19-over) all missed the four-over cut.

BEST ROUND - 64 - Scott, which included making 165 feet of putts.

TALKING POINT: Koepka's total of 128 smashed 36-hole major championship scoring record by two - a score only five players had previously achieved.

QUOTE OF THE DAY - "His good front-running has to come to an end, eventually. Let's hope it's not 12 years like Tiger's front-running lasted." - Scott on Koepka trying to win a fourth major in less than two years.