Battling the course and other golfers -- an racing Hurricane Earl -- Australia's Jason Day and America Zach Johnson took the early lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship in Friday's first round.
After their opening rounds, both Day and Johnson are tie atop the leaderboard after shooting an eight-under 63. Both finished just before the 90 minute stoppage in play that was implemented when Earl first arrived.
It was a delay that did no favors for noted golfing enthusiast Tiger Woods.
Even with the tee boxes moved forward and the pins in favorable spots in case of high wind and rain late in the round, Woods made four bogeys on his opening six holes and was in last place.
He needs a solid week just to get to the BMW Championship next week, the third round of these FedEx Cup playoffs.
Johnson and Day have a one-stroke lead on a group of seven, including Hunter Mahan.