Kevin Stadler keeps lead after round at Barclays
The wind picked up and Kevin Stadler's position didn't change atop the leaderboard after the first round of The Barclays.
Stadler opened with a 7-under 64, a round that took 11 hours to complete because of two rain delays that lasted a total of six hours. Half the field completed the first round Friday morning.
Ben Crane reached 5-under until making bogey on the easy par-4 16th. On the final hole, Crane had to hit 3-wood for his second on the 489-yard hole. He wound up with a 67. Phil Mickelson had to settle for a 71.
Crane is No. 125 in the FedEx Cup and feels lucky to be at Liberty National. He has to move into the top 100 to advance to next week.