Skip to comments.Play suspended, fans kept from course [ PGA ]
Posted on 06/30/2012 11:01:19 AM PDT by george76
Because of a powerful wind storm that uprooted dozens of trees, including a 75-foot tree that crashed across the 14th fairway, the tournament was closed to spectators and volunteers for safety reasons. Mark Russell, the PGA Tour's vice president of rules and competition, could not remember another time when a tour event did not allow fans.
"It's too dangerous out here," Russell said. "There's a lot of hanging limbs. There's a lot of debris. It's like a tornado came through here. It's just not safe."
The first order of business was getting Congressional in shape for the players
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WOW! I was wondering why ESPN was not updating scores. Now I know, thanks to your post.
lol...Imagine trying to float an 8-iron onto the green from 160 out against that kind of wind.
The ball would land behind you.
(yes, I did)
Congressional Country Club · Bethesda, Maryland.
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