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Play resumes after 42-minute delay

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USGA officials were thankful to get through Thursday without having to suspend play. It rained, but they said there was no electricity (read: lightning) in the storm, so everything continued.

Friday, they weren’t so lucky, with the U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club experiencing its first delay at 4:04 p.m. as a band of rain moved through Bethesda. At the time, 78 golfers had yet to complete their second rounds.

It was a fast-moving storm, however, and the delay only lasted 42 minutes. Players returned to the course at 4:46.

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