The Latest: Red numbers disappearing as Oakmont dries out

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

8:50 p.m.

At the end of a day that resembled a game of musical chairs, Shane Lowry occupied the catbird seat at Oakmont. Four players held the lead, or a share, at some point in late afternoon, but Lowry was two shots clear of the pack, thanks to a front-nine 33.

He finished only 14 holes in Round 3, but wound up the overnight leader as the U.S. Golf Association struggled to get the national championship back on schedule after a rain-suspended opening round. Two shots back was surprise challenger Andrew Landry, with Dustin Johnson and European Tour stars Lee Westwood Sergio Garcia another shot behind.

Play resumes Sunday at 7 a.m.


8 p.m.

Shane Lowry, who climbed into contention and fell back, is back on top again at Oakmont. The Irishman sandwiched three birdies around a bogey to close out his front nine at 33 and 4 under.

The footing at the top of the leaderboard is getting slippery as Oakmont dries out. Both Dustin Johnson and playing partner Andrew Landry held the lead at one point in Round 3, but both have fallen back. Landry is at 3 under, with Johnson a stroke…

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