US Open 2017: Danny Willett withdraws before second round

Danny Willett

England’s Danny Willett has withdrawn from the US Open before starting his second round due to an ongoing back injury.

The 2016 Masters champion shot a nine-over-par opening round of 81 on Thursday, the joint second worst score of the day.

The 29-year-old, who has a history of back injuries, was due to tee off at 19:58 BST at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.

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