09/19/2021 at 7:29 AM CEST
The day of the third round of the Cambia Portland Classic tournament of the LPGA Tour, which should have been played this Saturday, was suspended due to wet conditions and a forecast for more rain at the Oregon Golf Club.
The organizers of the tournament, this very night, announced that the tournament will be reduced to 54 holes.
The mountainous trail was drenched with more than an inch of rain and additional rains were forecast through Sunday morning.
The organization of the LPGA Tour reported that those responsible for the tournament will inspect the field on Sunday morning, with the intention of starting the final round at 7:30 am in trios from the first and tenth tees.
It has also been established that if necessary, the game would continue until Monday.
South Korean Jin Young Ko, first classified, shot 67 (-5) to take advantage of the second round with 136 under par (-8).
The Scottish Gemma Dryburgh finished with a record of 69 (-3) and a cumulative record of 137 (-7) that left her in second place.
While the Spanish Carlota Ciganda, the only member of the European team winner of the last Solheim Cup, on the field, had a 71 (-1) to reach 139 (-5) which left her in third place.
“It was a difficult day,” Ciganda had declared at the end of the second round.. “It took me three hours to play the first nine, so it is a difficult course. It is a new course. The wind, especially the wings, did not favor anything and it was very difficult to control the long shots.”
His compatriot Luna Sobrón also surpassed the cut of the second round and is in the weekend competition with a cumulative of 149 (+5) and in position 57 that she shared with other 121 players.
The Puerto Rican veteran María Fernanda Torres, who was ranked 70 in the ranking At the end of the second round, he remains in the competition after reaching 150 strokes (+6).