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Northern Trust could run into Tuesday to ensure 72 holes played after delay from Tropical Storm Henri

Henri tore by the Northeast of the US over the weekend, leaving hundreds with out energy and inflicting flooding.

The inclement climate impacted the Northern Trust event held on the Liberty National Golf Club, Jersey City, New Jersey.

The last spherical of the opening FedExCup playoff occasion — the climax (*72*) the PGA Tour season — was postponed from Sunday (*72*) Monday due (*72*) the heavy rain forecast.

According (*72*) the event web site, the golf course obtained over six inches of rain from Saturday night by Sunday afternoon.

According (*72*) an announcement from the PGA Tour, lodging have been made (*72*) enable the total 72 holes (*72*) be played on the Northern Trust (*72*) have a winner.

“The Commissioner has determined (*72*) modify the Bad Weather Guidelines as outlined within the PGA TOUR Tournament Regulations. The Commissioner has the authority (*72*) modify a Regulation if he deems it within the curiosity of the sport of golf, the host organizations, the general public or the gamers,” the PGA Tour said.

“As such, for the Northern Trust, BMW Championship and Tour Championship, play will likely be allowed (*72*) lengthen past Monday as is deemed vital so as (*72*) full 72 holes of competitors, with out regard (*72*) how a lot play is accomplished on Monday. This modification is per the Tournament Regulation already in impact for The Players Championship.”

The Northern Trust is the primary of three FedExCup Playoff occasions. The BMW Championship is due (*72*) begin on Thursday, August 26 with the season finale, the Tour Championship, scheduled (*72*) begin on Thursday, September 2.

The climate has meant followers will not have the opportunity (*72*) attend the ultimate day’s play.

“With extra rain forecasted all through the day on Monday, together with a attainable afternoon thunderstorm, officers decided that contesting the ultimate spherical with out spectators onsite can be the most secure path transferring ahead,” the PGA Tour said.
James Hahn hits from the 15th fairway during the Northern Trust.

The PGA Tour says its plan is (*72*) compete the event on Monday although.

Australia’s Cameron Smith and Spain’s Jon Rahm sit atop the standings with simply 18 holes remaining. Smith shot a course-record 11-under-par 60 on Saturday (*72*) shoot up the rankings.

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