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Who is U.S. Open leader Andrew Landry?
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Who is U.S. Open leader Andrew Landry?

Published Jun. 16, 2016 1:41 p.m. ET

Forget the two rain delays and the Jordan Spieth outburst. The most surprising news to come out of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club just may be the golfer at the top of the first round leader board: Andrew Landry.


The 28-year-old Texan — a U.S. Open rookie who is ranked 624th in the world — got his PGA Tour card through the Tour last year. He has made three straight birdies at Oakmont and presently holds a three-stroke lead over the rest of the field.

Up until this point, Landry, who turned pro in 2009, has not been inside the top 20 after any round. His best finish of the year was a tie for 41st in the FedEx St. Jude Classic last week. 


But he is no stranger to low scores: Landry once shot a 58 on his home course, a nine-hole track called "Pea Patch" in Groves, Texas. 

He also doesn't appear to be sweating the rain delays. 

"I'll just get back at it, hopefully make that putt and get back in the swing of things," Landry told FOX Sports' Shane Bacon. 

Here's more on the current U.S. Open leader: 


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