The first round of the @MayakobaGolf has been postponed due to heavy rain in the area.— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) November 14, 2019
Play is set to resume at 7 AM ET Friday.
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Heavy rain has caused the opening round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic to be pushed back to Friday morning.
Conditions at the El Camaleon Golf Club in Mexico have been wet all week with further storms expected on Thursday.
PGA Tour said via its official Twitter account: “Due to wet course conditions and the likelihood of further storms, the start to R1 of @MayakobaGolf has been postponed until 7am Friday. @PGATOUR.”
The event, who last year by Matt Kuchar, is the penultimate PGA Tour competition of the year.
• The last time a round on the PGA TOUR was suspended without any play was 2019 ZOZO Championship (second round)
• The last time a first round on the PGA TOUR was suspended without any play was 2013 Sentry Tournament of Champions
• This is the sixth year the Mayakoba Golf Classic, which began in 2007, has experienced weather delays (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019)
• After multiple weather delays through the week, the 2015 Mayakoba Golf Classic was won by Graeme McDowell in a Monday finish
• The 2019 ZOZO Championship, won last month by Tiger Woods, was the most recent TOUR event to feature an unscheduled Monday finish