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BMW: DJ two back of Roberto Castro

September 08, 2016

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The first round of the BMW Championship was mired by heavy lightning and rainfall, resulting in an early suspension of play at 1:27 p.m. EST, not continuing until 5 p.m. Play was ultimately called for the day because of darkness at 7:56 p.m.

Roberto Castro is the clubhouse leader after shooting a seven-under 65 at Crooked Stick Golf Course in Carmel, Indiana. He leads Brian Harman by a stroke.

Dustin Johnson, reigning U.S. Open champ, was tied with Harman entering his last hole. A tee shot in the water resulted in a bogey to finish his round at five-under 67. He is third in FedEx Cup points.

Rory McIlroy, the winner of last week's Deutsche Bank Championship, is tied for 10th at three under through 10 holes with Sergio Garcia.

Jordan Spieth shot one under through 10 holes, tied for 23rd with FedEx Cup points leader Patrick Reed.

Phil Mickelson is one under through 11 holes, tied with Justin Thomas and Russell Knox for 35th.

World No. 1 Jason Day struggled to one over through 17 holes, tied for 51st.

Rickie Fowler, hoping to impress Davis Love III and gain a Ryder Cup captain's pick, shot a three-over 75. He is tied for 66th and 10 shots back of the lead. He is also projected 31st in FedEx Cup points, with only the top 30 eligible for the Tour Championship.

The first round will resume on Friday morning and lead into the second round, though more heavy rain is in the forecast for Friday afternoon.