KAPALUA – High
winds once again forced the cancelation of the first round of the Hyundai
Tournament of Champions. The golfers who
did go out on Sunday will have their scores erased, and the first round will be
36 holes are
scheduled for Monday, with 18 scheduled for Tuesday. It will now be a 54-hole tournament. Weather permitting, of course.
came from the USGA:
and Decisions of Golf – Rule 33-2 (d) – Course Unplayable – If the Committee or
its authorized representative considers that for any reason the course is not
in a playable condition or that there are circumstances that render the proper
playing of the game impossible, it may, in match play or stroke play, order a
temporary suspension of play or, in stroke play, declare play null and void and
cancel all scores for the round in question. When a round is canceled, all
penalties incurred in that round are canceled.
last time a tournament on the PGA Tour went 54 holes was 2011. Dustin Johnson won The Barclays. The last 36-hole event on the PGA Tour was in
2005. Adam Scott won the Northern Trust
golfers are scheduled to play in the Sony Open, which is scheduled to start
Thursday, January 10th at Waialae CC. The PGA Tour Communications department lists Jonas
Blixt, Keegan Bradley, Ben Curtis, Tommy Gainey, J.J. Henry, John Huh, Dustin
Johnson, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Marc Leishman, George McNeill, Ryan Moore,
Carl Pettersson, Scott Piercy, Ted Potter Jr., Webb Simpson, Scott Stallings,
Kyle Stanley, Johnson Wagner and Mark Wilson.