Rain Suspends 1st Round Of US Open

Friday, June 19th 2009, 6:57 am
By: News On 6

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - The first round of the U.S. Open started Thursday. Weather permitting, the earliest it will end is Friday.

A daylong deluge at Bethpage Black postponed much of the opening round to Friday. Rain started falling moments before play began and never stopped, overwhelming an already-waterlogged course.

No one completed more than 11 holes, and half the 156-man field didn't even start their round.

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