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Golf roundup: Wesley Bryan finishes strong to take lead at John Deere Classic

Golf roundup: Wesley Bryan finishes strong to take lead at John Deere Classic

Wesley Bryan took the lead in the rain-delayed John Deere Classic, five days after earning a PGA Tour card with his third Web.com Tour victory of the year. 

Bryan played 26 holes in 10 under Friday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., birdieing three of the final holes to finish off a first-round 66 and shooting a 64 in the second to reach 12-under 130. 

Area favorite Zach Johnson faced a long day Saturday after not even getting onto the course Friday. 

Play resumed five hours late at noon after nearly 2.4 inches of rain overnight — on top of the inch Thursday morning and afternoon that delayed play 3 1/2 hours. Because of the wet conditions, the...

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