US Open 2016: Rory McIlroy misses cut as big names struggle

( CNN) Rory McIlroy missed the cut as the world’s top ranked golfers fell way off the halfway pace at the U.S. Open set by majors virtually man Dustin Johnson.

Former champion and third-ranked McIlroy made a hash of the back nine to slip to eight over, two outside the qualifying mark, joining notables Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler on the sidelines.

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