The 2023 Masters Match at Augusta National Golf Club has not gone off with no hitch.
Play was suspended Friday at 3:07 p.m. ET on account of inclement weather, and the grounds had been evacuated.
Play resumed at 3:38 p.m. after only a 21-minute delay however was suspended as soon as once more at 4:22 p.m.
Tee occasions for the second round had been moved up by half-hour because of the climate menace.
LIV Golf’s Brooks Koepka is within the lead after taking pictures a 5-under 67 Friday and is 12-under par for the match.
Behind Koepka sits the world’s third-ranked golfer, Jon Rahm, and newbie Sam Bennett.
On Thursday, Koepka shot a 65, ending his spherical with two birdies.
“Love to complete with two birdies like that,” Koepka stated after the spherical. “Simply type of hopefully experience that into tomorrow. , placing good, driving it properly, simply type of construct off all these issues, and get myself, you already know, in competition with 9 to go on Sunday. That is the entire purpose.”
Koepka has stated previously he solely cares about winning golf’s major tournaments and stated Thursday there’s a distinction in how he prepares for majors in comparison with common tournaments.
“I believe there’s undoubtedly a distinction,” Koepka stated. “There is a distinction in type of my demeanor. All people on my crew behind the scenes says they’ll see from the second we land at a significant, right here at Augusta, I get type of quiet. I am very – I am not speaking. I am very centered, disciplined, pushed.
“There’s solely actually a pair issues I care about … going to work out and going to play golf, and that is it once we’re right here. And nothing else actually issues. It is full deal with this and attempting to stroll out of right here with a inexperienced jacket.”