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ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (AP)

A quick look at the still-to-be-completed second round of the U.S. Open at the 6,996-yard, par-70 Merion Golf Club:

Clubhouse leader: First-round leader Phil Mickelson, who shot 72, and Billy Horschel, who shot 67, are tied at the top at 1 under, the only players in the field below par.

Closest pursuers: Luke Donald (72), Steve Stricker (69) and Justin Rose (69) were at even-par 140.

Still to be determined: Because of rain delays in the opening round, nearly half the field of 156 players were still on the course when play was suspended because of darkness.

Where's Tiger?: Woods' 70 left him at 3-over 143, four shots behind the leaders.

Tough Merion: With just two players under par and a cut-line projected at 8 over, predictions that Merion would be a pushover as a U.S. Open venue are a long way from coming true.

Notable: Horschel hit all 18 greens in regulation during his round.

Quoteable: ''There were people talking about 62s and 63s at the start of the week and, I mean, I never saw that at all.'' - Rory McIlroy.

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