PGA Championship resumes after 2-hour rain delay
By Herb Gould Staff reporter August 10, 2014 1:38PM
Course workers push rain water off the first hole during a weather delay in final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Updated: August 10, 2014 1:49PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The PGA Championship resume play at 1:44 p.m. Central time after a rain delay of nearly two hours.
The deluge, which stopped play at 11:53 a.m. CT, left ponds on greens and rivers in fairways. Approximately one inch of rain has fallen in the Louisvile area, and more rain remained a possibility this afternoon.
The final group of Rory McIlroy and Bernd Weisberger is scheduled to tee off at 3:19 p.m. CT, With sunset at 7:40 and rounds generally taking four hours, it remained possible the PGA would be completed on Sunday.
ut with the wet conditions likely to slow up play, finishing the tournament on Sunday will be touch and go, chief championships officer Kerry Haigh scknowledged.