Darkness suspends play at U.S. Open

Updated: June 22, 2009, 8:03 PM ET
Associated Press

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Ricky Barnes flashed a smile as big as his six-shot lead.

He was double digits under par, only the fourth player in U.S. Open history to get that low. He had a six-shot lead over his closest rival, while the stars struggled to make up ground. Phil Mickelson was making as many bogeys as birdies. Tiger Woods fell 15 shots behind.

It all changed in a New York minute.

When darkness settled over Bethpage Black as the final round was still young, Barnes was tied ...

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