Landry leads as weather hits early at US Open

Pakistan Observer - - SPORTS -

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 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.

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