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Heavy rain affects the first two rounds of 2019 Open Championship

Heavy rain affects the first two rounds of 2019 Open Championship

Many golfers could not complete the final round at the major tournament at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland because of the bad weather.

"You have to fight the weather," Jon Rahm, one of the golfers, must give up the final episode, sharing. "Heavy rains wet the sticks and the balls began to go with unpredictable trajectories".

Jon Rahm ranked eighth in the world and just finished third at the US Open last month. Spanish Golfer is seriously preparing for the last major award of the year, which brings together all the pride in the top group of the world like Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose or Tiger Woods.

"Weather caused great difficulties for us", Rahm added. "It's not easy to put the ball on the fairway and green properly. You have to prioritize getting par before thinking about the birdies. If you go through difficult times, you will stay with the tournament ."

Heavy rain and strong sea breeze made the golfers not have enough time to get acquainted with the Royal Portrush, which the Tiger Woods commented was a difficult-to-read terrain. According to weather forecast, the first two days of 2019 Open Championship 2019 continue to witness cold rain and wind up to 35 km / h. The temperature is then expected to increase on two weekends.

2019 Open Championship kicks off today, July 18th. Veteran Golfer of Northern Ireland host, Darren Clarke, will play the first ball at 13:35 (GMT+8). The 148th tournament in history has a total of $ 10.5 million awards..