THE PLAYERS Championship suspended for the day Friday due to ‘unplayable golf course conditions’

The tournament is still in the first round, which was also suspended for 4 hours on Thursday.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — THE PLAYERS Championship said play will be suspended for the rest of the day Friday due to “unplayable golf course conditions.”

Before play was suspended on Friday at 11:15 a.m., golfers were able to get about four hours of golf in. THE PLAYERS officials said play will not resume until at least 11 a.m. Saturday.

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The PGA Tour said players may finish the hole they were on at the time of suspension.

On Thursday, play was halted for four hours due to inclement weather.

PGA Tour officials told Action Sports Jax’s Brent Martineau the course has gotten 2.5 inches of rain in the past 24 hours.

If they are unable to resume play on Friday, Tour officials said they are likely in a situation where they will have to finish the tournament on Monday.

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Tour officials said they are anticipating winds that could be in the neighborhood of 60 mph on Saturday, and the pace of play will be slower.

However, even with the predicted wind, PGA Tour officials said Saturday will be normal operating procedures in terms of fans being allowed on the course.

While Tour officials say they are confident they can finish the tournament on Monday, the possibility of a Tuesday finish is there.

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WHAT IF YOU HAD TICKETS TO THE PLAYERS FOR FRIDAY?

The PGA Tour said all Friday Stadium Passes (i.e.: grounds tickets) and hospitality tickets will be valid for one-time use either on Saturday or Sunday for grounds access only.

Guests must present their Friday mobile ticket at any of the tournament entry gates to be scanned. THE PLAYERS youth policy still applies to these ticket holders, where up to two youth ages 15 and under get in for free with a ticketed adult.

Due to general parking lot capacities, THE PLAYERS said it cannot honor Friday parking passes for Saturday or Sunday. Click here to learn more about alternate transportation methods.

The PGA Tour says tickets and parking are non-refundable. Click here to see PGA Tour’s ticket terms and conditions with respect to its refund policy.

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