Winds force cancel play Saturday at Dunhill Links


European Tour

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Organizers of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship were forced to cancel play Saturday due to gale-force winds across Scotland. Gusts were recorded over 50 mph, meaning balls would be moving on greens and working conditions would be dangerous for the hundreds of volunteers and television production staff.
European Tour officials along with tournament organizers from IMG announced Saturday morning that play will go into Monday. Tee times for Saturday will transfer to Sunday with players finishing the three course rotation at Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and St. Andrews. Sunday evening the field will be cut to the leading 60 professionals and ties and the top 20 professional/amateur teams, all of whom will play the final round on the Old Course at St. Andrews on Monday.

Currently, there is a three-way tie for the lead, with Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy and Michael Hoey along with Richie Ramsay of Scotland all 11 under through 36 holes.

Watch third-round coverage of the Alfred Dunhill Links on Golf Channel Sunday at 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET and final-round coverage Monday at 7 a.m. - noon.

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