The Latest: Rain delay buys some golfers time to cool off

1:38 p.m. EDT June 16, 2016

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) โ€” The latest from the U.S. Open golf championship (all times local):

1:25 p.m.

The only suspense at the U.S. Open during another rain delay is whether it will cool off unheralded Andrew Landry. A few other players, meanwhile, will need to cool down after rough patches on Oakmont’s treacherous greens.

In a mid-round interview, the 28-year-old Texan was asked if he could match or better Johnny Miller’s record-low round of 63 in a major.

“Gosh, that would be pretty awesome,” he said. “I’ve got four tough holes coming up, it will be hard to make a couple of birdies but you never know.”

Landry, ranked No. 624 in the world, leads the U.S. Open at 5 under after making three straight birdies and will have a 7-foot putt on No. 7 for a fourth when play resumes.

Jordan Spieth, meanwhile, could use the delay to cool down. He was frustrated after a near-perfect approach shot on the 17th hole โ€” his eighth hole of the day โ€” rolled all the way across the green and trickled down into a bunker.

“You’ve GOT to be kidding me! How is that in the bunker!” he yelled.



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