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US Open play resumes Friday after rain delays

By Melanie Falcon, Anchor / Reporter, @Melanie_Falcon, MFalcon@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 14 2013 08:32:50 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 14 2013 09:17:17 AM CDT

Learning how to measure greens

ARDMORE, Pa. -

Round one of the U.S. Open resumed Friday morning due to two weather delays on Thursday.

Round 2 tee times were delayed several hours.

The U.S. Open is being played at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore for the first time in 32 years.

Golfers could be seen warming up at the driving range and practice green shortly before 7 a.m. , before heading to their tee times.

Crowds were light Friday morning with a few lingering showers and a little bit of a chill in the air, but the forecast calls for drier air.

Besides watching golf, spectators can check out a number of sponsored tents with various activities.

One of those is the Chevron STEM Zone where you can learn the physics of golf.

Watch the video to see Melanie learn about the Stimpmeter Factor of a green.