Freezing rain and snow postponed the second round of the Tucson, Ariz., event on Friday, forcing a one-day extension of play. Tournament officials hope to resume the second round at 10:00am MT, Saturday. They then hope to play the third round on Sunday and finish on Monday.
Play was suspended at 11:25am local time at Tucson National; just five minutes after sleet forced the suspension of play at the Gallery course, which is higher in elevation.
This is the first time in 14 years that snow has fallen on a PGA Tour event. It last happened at the 1987 Greater Greensboro Open. Two years ago, snow cancelled the final two rounds of The Tradition on the Senior PGA Tour.
Eight players currently share the lead at 5-under-par, five of who held the position overnight - Willie Wood, Tim Clark, Kevin Sutherland, Tim Herron and Geoff Ogilvy. Ogilvy is the only one of the quintet who has yet to tee off in the second round.
Also at 5-under are Kaname Yokoo, Bernhard Langer and Lee Porter. Langer and Yokoo are each 1-under early in their second rounds; while Porter played his first three holes on Friday in 2-under-par.
No one was happier to see second-round play stopped than Glen Day. Day bogeyed each of the four holes he played on the Gallery course, dropping from a first-place tie into a tie for 41st at 1-under-par.
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