After a strong opening round at her debut major appearance, Kiwi amateur Amelia Garvey has missed the cut at the US Open following a tough second round in Houston, Texas.
Fellow Kiwi Lydia Ko on the other hand, survived eyeing a top-ten finish as she heads into the weekend.
Garvey carded a 4-over 76 on the second day, unravelling on the back nine where where she shot a triple-bogey on the 16th, accompanied by bogeys on the 15th and 17th.
Ko shot one better than yesterday with a 1-under 70 with the only blemish on her scorecard a bogey on the 17th.
She now sits tied for 14th overall after two rounds, sitting six shots behind Japan's Hinako Shibuno who finished the second day 7-under overall.