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Third Round of Buick Classic Rained Out

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For the third time in five weeks, PGA Tour play will spill over into Monday.
 
Rain forced the cancellation of the third round of the Buick Classic Saturday. Tour officials stated the event would not be reduced to 54 holes. Instead, 18 holes will be contested Sunday, and the final round will be played, weather permitting, on Monday.
 
Play is scheduled to resume at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Eighty players made the 2-over-par 144 cut.
 
Sergio Garcia and Scott Hoch share the 36-hole lead at 7-under-par. Mark Wiebe is one stroke back at 6-under 136. Stewart Cink, Robert Allenby, Vijay Singh and J.P. Hayes are all tied for fourth at 5-under.
 
Tiger Woods fired a 5-under-par 66 in the second round Friday to climb into contention at 1-under-par 141.
 
Seventy-five players had to finish their second rounds Saturday morning. The heavens opened as players were preparing to tee off for the third round.
 
Thursdays first round was also suspended by rain.
 
Five weeks ago, weather forced the Kemper Insurance Open to be completed on Monday. Last week, there was an 18-hole Monday playoff in the U.S. Open.
 
With fog and rain in Sunday's forecast, PGA Tour official Slugger White did not rule out the possibility that the final round could be extended to Tuesday if more delays occur.
 
The Tour will move from Harrison, N.Y. to Cromwell, Conn., for next weeks Canon Greater Hartford Open.
 
Full-field scores from the Buick Classic