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The Latest: Second round halted again at the British Open after high winds disrupt players

  • United States’ Jordan Spieth follows his shot from a bunker on the 12th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    United States’ Jordan Spieth follows his shot from a bunker on the 12th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)  (The Associated Press)

  • United States’ Jordan Spieth walks on the 14th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    United States’ Jordan Spieth walks on the 14th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)  (The Associated Press)

  • A scoreboard near the 18th hole announces that play has been suspended due to high winds during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Saturday, July 18, 2015. Play was suspended on Saturday as high winds caused players golf balls to move on some greens.  (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    A scoreboard near the 18th hole announces that play has been suspended due to high winds during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Saturday, July 18, 2015. Play was suspended on Saturday as high winds caused players golf balls to move on some greens. (AP Photo/Jon Super)  (The Associated Press)

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

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7:45 a.m.

There's another delay at the British Open.

Several dozen players returned to the course early Saturday morning to complete the second round after a rain delay of more than three hours the previous day.

But after only 32 minutes, play was halted again because of high winds.

Some players, including Jordan Spieth, are complaining that the R&A never should have re-started play in such blustery conditions. Spieth three-putted at his first hole of the day, the par-5 14th, for a par. Leader Dustin Johnson wound up making a bogey at that hole after being alongside the green in two shots.

Johnson dropped to 9 under, leaving him tied for the top spot with Danny Willett. Spieth is four back.