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By Matt Kibbe
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Topic - Cheng-Tsung Pan
Graeme McDowell has already moved on to other majors.
Their 1-under totals of 139 made them the only players under par for the tournament; nearly half the field had yet to complete the second round, which was halted because of darkness.
Phil Mickelson knew it was going to be close, so he made sure his group could finish the second round of the U.S. Open on Friday.
The first group had completed seven holes in about two hours when the horn sounded Thursday morning. Thunder, lightning and drenching rains soon sent fans scurrying for cover.
Clouds gave way to sun, squeegees gave way to putters, and the 13th hole gave way to birdies during the first round of the U.S. Open's return to Merion Golf Club.
Cheng-Tsung Pan had a pretty good day on the course. He felt even better about it when he scanned the scores.
This time, Pan said he embraced the pressure that comes along with a major.
"I feel I belong to that kind of place," he said. "I'm not saying I'm good enough, but I love this kind of feeling and the competition is great. I just want to be here always."