HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The RBC Heritage has suspended play Friday because of strong winds and approaching storms that have caused problems elsewhere in the southeast.
Officials halted things shortly before 1 p.m. as winds rattled flagsticks on greens as competitors and patrons scrambled to find shelter.
First-round leader Shane Lowry had started his second round with two birdies before the horn sounded. He was 8 under and a stroke in front of world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and Emiliano Grillo, whose round included a two on the par-5 fifth hole.
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Both Johnson and Grillo completed their rounds and both finished with 67s.
Grillo holed out from 254 yards for the second albatross at Harbour Town Golf Links since 2007.