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Dustin Johnson rallies, ties Landry for U.S. Open lead

By Doug Ferguson
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OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - One year after a crushing defeat at Chambers Bay, Dustin Johnson is atop the leaderboard at the U.S. Open.

Johnson was immaculate from tee-to-green at Oakmont during a marathon day of 36 holes on Friday. He had a 3-under 67 in the opening round, then went back out for a 69 in the afternoon.

He was at 4-under 136.

US OPEN: Leaderboard | Friday's photos

Andrew Landry had a much shorter day. The 28-year-old qualifier only had to hit one shot Friday when he returned in the morning to make a 10-foot birdie putt for a 66. It was the best opening round in 10 majors held at Oakmont, beating a record shared by Ben Hogan and Tom Watson.

Landry plays his second round Saturday morning.

This article was written by Doug Ferguson from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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