Golf fans and competitors were excitedly waiting for the BMW championship to start. This competition represents an important stage in the race for the renowned FedExCup crown. Mother Nature had other ideas, and the game was called off due to a sudden shift in the weather.
Tee-offs were supposed to start early in the morning but heavy rain fell as well. Officials of the event had to decide to stop play to protect everyone’s safety.
Once the game resumes, Players will need to adjust their strategy to prepare for changing course conditions. The Olympia Fields course will probably become more difficult as the damp conditions may change the behavior of the greens.
Sarah Thompson acknowledged her disappointment at the delay but emphasized the importance of everyone’s safety. While the postponement is unfortunate the security of everyone is necessary. When conditions allow, the game will resume as quickly as possible. We will continuously watch the weather.
The organizers and participants are still hopeful that the weather system will pass and the area will dry out enough for play to continue the following day. After this unplanned stop, players will need to work hard to restore their sense of balance.
This weather-related delay is highlighting how unpredictable golf and the weather are. Due to this unexpected weather delay, golf fans across the world will be closely following the first round of the BMW Championship with even more interest.