Rain wrecks the final round of the Joburg Open, as play was suspended for the day on the Randpark Golf Club in South Africa.
Shubhankar Sharma, from India, was -2 under having completed only seven holes of his final round of the Joburg Open, where was is gunning for his Maiden European Tour victory. His five shot lead at the start of play reduced by one shot, but at -22 for the tournament is still in a commanding position for when play resumes on Monday morning;
“I’m going to treat it like another day, I’m going to do the same things which I’ve been doing the last four days.”
“It is not frustrating but you get into a groove when you start and you don’t want to come off. I saw the clouds coming on the seventh hole and I was praying we could finish but we can’t help it.”
“I’m playing well so I want to continue doing that.”
“I had to cancel my flight tickets today but that was an easy thing to do considering the position I’m in.”
Local favorite Erik van Rooyen, South Africa, has given the home fans some hope as he carded -4 under par through eight holes, to get to -18 under for the tournament.
James Morrison, England, even par through seven holes, and Tapio Pulkkanen, Finland, -1 under through eight share third place at -14 under par for the soggy competition.
Play is scheduled to resume on Monday 11th December at 0730 local time, keep your fingers crossed for good weather.