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Wind halts Tournament of Champions again

Mon., Jan. 7, 2013

Another attempt to start the PGA Tour season was blown away Sunday. Just more than an hour into the opening round of the Tournament of Champions, play was suspended when more 40 mph gusts came roaring down the Plantation Course at Kapalua, Hawaii, and left officials no choice but to wipe out yet another round. Andy Pazder, the tour’s chief of operations, said earlier Sunday that the decisions not to play “were not hard” because the wind was severe. The winners-only tournament was supposed to begin Friday, but the round was scrapped by high wind. It tried to start Sunday – the day most golf tournaments end. – AP



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