PHOTOS: Weather halts play at U.S. Open

  • A weather warning sign hangs near the 13th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Spectators wait out a weather delay during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Spectators head of the course as a weather warning delays the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • A course worker hangs up a weather warning sign along the fourth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • Lightning flashes in the sky as a weather warning delays the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • A spectator walks off the course as a weather warning delays the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • A spectator sits under an umbrella as weather delays the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa.
  • The first round at the U.S. Open was suspended at 8:36 a.m. due to lightning and rain in the area.