BETHESDA, Md., June 9 (UPI) -- Matt Gogel set a Congressional Country Club course record with an 8-under 63 Thursday and had the lead when play was suspended at the Booz Allen Classic.
The first round was halted because of thunderstorms. There were 42 players still on the course when play was suspended.
Gogel birdied eight of his final 13 holes.
This is the last tournament before the playing of the U.S. Open at the famed Pinehurst No. 2 course. This week is a good tune-up since the Congressional Country Club hosted the 1997 U.S. Open, won by Els.