Ma­jor hit by rain

The Weekend Post - - Sport -

THE fi­nal women’s ma­jor of the year has been re­duced to a 54hole tour­na­ment af­ter sig­nif­i­cant rain, strong winds and wet course con­di­tions forced the can­cel­la­tion of the first round at Evian-lesBains, France. World No. 1 Ryu Soyeon of South Korea and Jes­sica Korda were lead­ing the Evian Cham­pi­onship at two-un­der through six and eight holes re­spec­tively when play was halted. World No. 3 Park Sunghyun of South Korea was at sixover through five holes. All scores from yes­ter­day will be taken off the board, with play be­gin­ning anew to­day.

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