Rain Suspends US Open
2nd-round cut pushed to Saturday at earliest
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Jun 18, 2009 4:11 PM CDT
Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington of Ireland watch Woods' drive on the second hole during today's first round of the US Open.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – The first round of the US Open lasted just three hours today before rain made Bethpage Black unplayable, Golf.com reports. Play was suspended until 7:30am tomorrow, though more wet weather is forecast for Long Island. Four players shared the lead at 1 under par, but none had played more than 11 holes.

“I’ve played rounds at Pebble Beach exactly like this, colder than this,” said Jeff Brehaut, one of the leaders. Defending champ Tiger Woods is 1 over through six holes, while 78 players—half the field—haven’t completed a hole. Assuming no further delays, the second round won’t likely finish until Saturday, and more rain could push the cut to Sunday.