A look at previous Masters affected by inclement weather


AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – A look at Masters tournaments that were affected by inclement weather over the last four decades:

2019 – Round 2 was delayed a half-hour. Split tees were used in the final round, which began at 7:30 a.m. Sunday in anticipation of foul weather later in the day. The leaders teed off at 9:20 a.m. Tiger Woods won his fifth green jacket.

2006 – A four-hour delay on Saturday forced Round 3 to be completed Sunday morning. Phil Mickelson went on to capture his second Masters title.

2005 – A five-hour delay on Thursday led to first-round play being suspended by darkness with 68 players still on the course. They returned to complete the opening round on Friday morning. More weather delays pushed the completion of Round 3 into Saturday. The third round was suspended by darkness and had to be completed Sunday morning. Woods won for the title for the fourth time, beating Chris DiMarco in a playoff.

2000 – A two-hour delay on Saturday led to the third round being finished Sunday morning. Vijay Singh captured the green jacket.

1992 – The third round was suspended for nearly three hours because of thunderstorms, with play halted at 7:50 p.m. because of darkness. Six players were forced to complete Round 3 on Sunday morning, and Fred Couples capped the day with a Masters victory.

1989 – The third round was suspended for two hours. Twelve players finished up Sunday morning before Nick Faldo claimed the first of two straight green jackets with a playoff victory over Scott Hoch.

1984 – The third round was suspended twice because of adverse weather and had to be completed Sunday morning. Ben Crenshaw went on to capture the victory.

1983 – The most recent of four Masters that finished on a Monday because of inclement weather. The schedule got off track with a 40-minute delay in the opening round, then play was totally wiped out by heavy rains on Friday. The second round finally began at 11 a.m. Saturday, but two more weather delays pushed its finish to the next morning. The third round finally began at 10:54 a.m. Sunday, forcing the final round to be played on Monday, Seve Ballesteros captured his second green jacket.

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