In golf, Steve Stricker of Madison begins his second round of the British Open at 6:42 Central time this (Friday) morning. Stricker was tied for 38th as play resumed during the night at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England. He shot an even par 70 on Thursday as the year’s third major got underway. Brooks Koepka, who won Wisconsin’s U-S Open at Erin Hills in June, joined Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth atop the British leaderboard, all at minus five. Meanwhile, Pewaukee native Mark Wilson is tied for 90th after his first round at the P-G-A’s Barbasol Championship at Auburn, Alabama after he shot a plus one 72 on Thursday — which put him five strokes off the lead.