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June 18 2011

3:59 PM

Second round in the books

BETHESDA, Md. – After lightning in the area ended the second round prematurely Friday evening, 21 players returned to Congressional on Saturday morning to finish things off.

McIlroy The round resumed at 8:08 a.m. and was complete 43 minutes later. Nothing changed at the top of the leaderboard and the cut was made at 4 over with 72 players remaining for the final two rounds.

With a TV broadcast scheduled on NBC from 2-8 p.m., tee times for the third round didn’t begin until 10:10 a.m. and Rory McIlroy and Y.E. Yang aren’t scheduled to leave the first tee until 3:50 p.m.

Unfortunately, the weather forecast isn’t great with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms arriving around 5 p.m. Sunday’s broadcast runs from 1:30-7:30 p.m. and there is a 50 percent chance of inclement weather in the afternoon.

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