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Threesome of Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott has eventful day at US Open

Tiger Woods (right) shakes hands with Adam Scott after their first day at the US Open was ended on No. 11.
Tiger Woods (right) shakes hands with Adam Scott after their first day at the US Open was ended on No. 11.matt sullivan/reuters

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ARDMORE, Pa. — Those spectators and television viewers anxious to see the 1-2-3 pairing of Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Adam Scott were forced to wait through a 3 ½-hour weather delay on Thursday morning, which pushed the marquee group’s tee time to late afternoon.

When the threesome finally hit the course, they provided a little bit of everything: Good play, poor play, and what appeared to be some pain, with Woods wincing repeatedly after hacking out of the thick rough at Merion Golf Club. It looked like Woods was feeling discomfort either with his left hand, wrist, or elbow.

Because of two weather delays — one in the morning, then another for 45 minutes, starting at 6:10 p.m. — Woods, McIlroy, and Scott couldn’t finish their rounds at the 113th US Open when play was called.

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