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Rain, rain, go away

Rain, rain, go away

The horn sounded at 3:09pm at Muirfield Village, suspending Friday’s foursomes session — which might sound familiar because play was halted at 2:38pm on Thursday.

It might also be reminiscent of The Memorial Tournament held here at Muirfield Village in late May/early June every season, which isn’t The Memorial without weather delays. Actually, the PGA Tour’s ongoing battle with inclement weather causing the suspension of play has truly been the theme of the year.

Mother Nature, you win. 

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Graphic that greets you when you go to Weather.com

The weather is winning so far at the 113th edition of the U.S. Open, but that has been the theme all year on the PGA Tour. The first round at Merion Golf Club was halted at 8:36am ET due to thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rain and possibly hail.

The storied golf course has already endured six inches of rain in the past week, which has led to soft conditions (and the recipe for mud balls this weekend).

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