The rain that has threatened to arrive began about 9 a.m. A practice range that included David Ujihara (the only player wearing shorts), Sean Knapp, Rick Cloninger and Brian Atkinson and others has cleared - only Knapp remains.
Weather reports indicate heavier rain might hit until around noon. After lunch, the chance for showers is more scattered. Winds are brisk again but temperatures should remain in the 70s for most of the day.
Supposedly the Shinnecock Canal is the demarcation line for whether the weather comes to Atlantic Golf Club. Here’s hoping that ‘boundary’ holds up. --Pete Kowalski