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Vegas sets the standard at weather-plagued Riviera

  • Groundskeepers work to remove water from a bunker on the 14th hole before the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

    Groundskeepers work to remove water from a bunker on the 14th hole before the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)  (The Associated Press)

  • Jhonattan Vegas, of Venezuela, tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

    Jhonattan Vegas, of Venezuela, tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)  (The Associated Press)

  • A groundskeeper rakes sand in a fairway bunker before the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

    A groundskeeper rakes sand in a fairway bunker before the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)  (The Associated Press)

Jhonattan Vegas finished with four pars to complete a 3-under 68 in the rain-delayed Genesis Open.

Vegas was at 7-under 135. He had to wait six hours to see if that would be the 36-hole lead. Sam Saunders, who shot 7-under 64 two days ago, did not begin his second round until Saturday afternoon.

The tournament was delayed briefly by fog on Thursday, and then rain and wind that toppled large limbs shut down play Friday afternoon at Riviera. The course was soaked when the second round resumed.

The PGA Tour was hopeful of making the 36-hole cut on Saturday and then going into the third round. Either way, it was headed for a marathon Sunday, with the likelihood of a Monday finish.