John­son is steady in gusts

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS - BY SALLY JENK­INS

st. an­drews, scot­land — There was some ar­gu­ment about whether the sec­ond round of the Bri­tish Open was a nat­u­ral dis­as­ter or man­made, but one per­son didn’t care ei­ther way: the leader, Dustin John­son. Noth­ing got to him, from an un­fair start at 7 a.m. in gale-force winds that saw balls rolling around greens with­out be­ing touched, to more than 10 hours of wait­ing around for the wind to die. John­son kept his same ha­bit­ual dis­po­si­tion through it all: sleepy-headed.

John­son’s sec­ond round of 69, to lead by a stroke over English­man Danny Wil­lett at 10-un­der-par 134 on the an­cient par-72 St. An­drews, was a two-day emo­tional siege. On Fri­day night his round was sus­pended by dark­ness af­ter a

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