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The Latest: A soggy start, a sudden stop and a long day ahead at St. Andrews

  • England’s Ashley Chesters lines up a putt on the 16th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    England’s Ashley Chesters lines up a putt on the 16th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pools of water collect on the course as play is suspended due to rain during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Pools of water collect on the course as play is suspended due to rain during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)  (The Associated Press)

  • A photographer walks on hole one as pools of water collect after play was suspended due to rain during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    A photographer walks on hole one as pools of water collect after play was suspended due to rain during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest from the 144th British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews (all times local):

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7:20 a.m.

The second round of the British Open lasted all of 14 minutes before play was stopped on Friday.

Those players who had to face the stronger, tougher wind in the first round didn't get much of a reprieve when they returned to the Old Course at St. Andrews. It was still blowing. And it was raining.

It's all about being on the right side of the draw in the British Open. And at the moment, it looks like Jordan Spieth was on the right side as he goes for the third leg of the Grand Slam. The Masters and U.S. Open champion played Thursday morning in the easier scoring conditions. Spieth shot 67 and was two behind Dustin Johnson, who played in the same group.