GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Persistent rains and standing water forced the suspension of the opening round of the 40th Annual Furman Intercollegiate shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Friday with 11 teams, including Virginia Tech and host Furman, yet to complete 18 holes at the par-72 Furman University Golf Course.
The tournament began at 8 a.m. on Friday, but was delayed by standing water in the fairways and on several greens at 12:45 p.m. Play resumed at 3:25 p.m. before being suspended at 6 p.m.
First round play is scheduled to resume on Saturday morning at approximately 9:30 a.m. The second round, originally slated for Saturday, will be played following the completion of round one if weather permits. Forecasts on Friday evening are calling for heavy rains and severe thunderstorms with the chance of hail in the
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