Landry leads as weather hits early at US Open
OAKMONT (United States)—Little-known Andrew Landry was atop the leaderboard Thursday when lightning in the area halted play with golf’s top names struggling to gain traction at the US Open.
Landry, ranked 624th in the world and boasting one win on the web.com developmental tour, made the most of the rain-softened course to nab three birdies in his first 11 holes at Oakmont. toward the hole, leaving himself a three-footer for birdie.
The horn sounded to halt play because of the danger posed by lightning after three hours and 19 minutes of play.
US Golf Association officials planned to shelter players in vans on the course, hoping to resume play without having to bring everyone back to the clubhouse.