LPGA Pure Silk Bahamas Classic reduced to 54 holes due to rain
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LPGA Pure Silk Bahamas Classic reduced to 54 holes due to rain

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Courtesy: Brittany Lincicome

There's rain delays, and then there's rain delays.

The inaugural Pure Silk Bahamas Classic on the LPGA Tour was reduced to 54 holes because of nearly a foot of rain that fell on the Atlantis Resort, site of the tournament. The event will begin on Friday and conclude on Sunday.


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The storm, which dumped the rain in an eight-hour stretch, was something locals had not seen in 20 years, according to the Associated Press.

"They said they had never seen a storm like this, so we're probably in a good spot," said LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan.

The rain was so substantial that a pond located between the ninth and 18th holes overflooded in astounding fashion.

Brittany Lincicome, an avid angler in addition to a long-hitting pro, shared a picture of the flooding. She said a 15th club -- her fishing rod -- might be needed.

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