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Rain shortens LPGA tournament in Virginia to 54 holes

In this Friday, May 18, 2018 file photo, Nasa Hataoka watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship golf tournament in Williamsburg, Va. (Rob Ostermaier/The Daily Press via AP) (Rob Ostermaier / Associated Press)
In this Friday, May 18, 2018 file photo, Nasa Hataoka watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship golf tournament in Williamsburg, Va. (Rob Ostermaier/The Daily Press via AP) (Rob Ostermaier / Associated Press)
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Heavy rain has forced postponement of play at the Kingsmill Championship on Saturday, and the tournament has been reduced to 54 holes.

Sixty players failed to finish the second round. They will do that beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. After that, the field will be cut and tee off on the first and 10th holes at 10:30 a.m.

In Gee Chun leads among players who have finished two rounds. She is at 11 under, with Austin Ernst and Nasa Hataoka one shot back.

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