The first round of the Masters tournament was quickly plagued by rain Thursday morning in Augusta, Georgia.
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Canadian Corey Conners was among the first golfers to complete the first hole, who then played par.
According to the most recent update, action resumed in the morning, but golfers’ departures had been pushed back by three hours.
Initially, the famous Tiger Woods, defending champion of the competition, was due to leave shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday morning.
Tropical Storm Eta, which is hitting Florida, is expected to avoid eastern Georgia, according to the weather forecast.