PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Heavy mid-afternoon rains at Sawgrass Country Club forced a near three-hour delay and sent opening round play of The Hayt Collegiate Invitational into Monday morning.
Tournament action began Sunday at 10:15 a.m. before being suspended at 1:07 p.m., for inclement weather. Competition resumed at 4 p.m. but were suspended for the day due to darkness at 6:05 p.m. All 15 teams in the field completed at least five holes with most teams having made the turn before play was suspended for the day.
Teams will resume first round play at 8:20 a.m. on Monday. The field will then maintain their opening round pairings and begin second round play at approximately 9:15 a.m.
No. 2 Oklahoma State and Coastal Carolina were tied atop the team leaderboard at 5-under at the time of the play suspension. North Florida was third at 1-over, led by the play of junior MJ Maguire, who had moved to 3-under after recording an eagle on the 11th.
UNF sophomore Taylor Hancock was 1-under through 15 holes while fellow sophomore Austin Padova was 1-over after 14 holes.
UAB's Sam Love was 4-under through nine holes to own a one-shot advantage over a quartet of players including Maguire, Zachary Olsen of Oklahoma State, Tulsa's Logan McCracken and Ben Wheeler from Coastal Carolina.
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