Open Championship to have first Monday finish since 1988

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For the first time since 1988, weather conditions are going to force a Monday finish at the Open Championship.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 18, 2015 | 8:39 a.m.

Weather has not been cooperative at St. Andrews this week.

As a result, the Open Championship will see its first Monday finish since 1988 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

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The R&A announced just before 8:30 a.m. ET that second round play would not resume on Saturday before 11 a.m. ET.

The plan is to complete the second round on Saturday, play the third round on Sunday and get the final round in on Monday.

 

 

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.