(CNN)The archetypal signifier of the culmination of the PGA Tour play could beryllium delayed for the 2nd time successful a enactment owed to the ongoing effects of Tropical Storm Henri.
Henri tore done the Northeast of the US implicit the weekend, leaving thousands without powerfulness and causing flooding.
The inclement upwind impacted the Northern Trust tourney held astatine the Liberty National Golf Club, Jersey City, New Jersey.
The last circular of the opening FedExCup playoff lawsuit -- the climax to the PGA Tour play -- was postponed from Sunday to Monday owed to the dense rainfall forecast.
According to the tourney website, the play people received implicit six inches of rainfall from Saturday evening done Sunday afternoon.
According to a connection from the PGA Tour, accommodations person been made to let the afloat 72 holes to beryllium played astatine the Northern Trust to person a winner.
"The Commissioner has decided to modify the Bad Weather Guidelines arsenic outlined successful the PGA TOUR Tournament Regulations. The Commissioner has the authorization to modify a Regulation if helium deems it successful the involvement of the crippled of golf, the big organizations, the nationalist oregon the players," the PGA Tour said.
"As such, for the Northern Trust, BMW Championship and Tour Championship, play volition beryllium allowed to widen beyond Monday arsenic is deemed indispensable successful bid to implicit 72 holes of competition, without respect to however overmuch play is completed connected Monday. This modification is accordant with the Tournament Regulation already successful effect for The Players Championship."
The Northern Trust is the archetypal of 3 FedExCup Playoff events. The BMW Championship is owed to commencement connected Thursday, August 26 with the play finale, the Tour Championship, scheduled to commencement connected Thursday, September 2.
The upwind has meant fans won't beryllium capable to be the last day's play.
"With much rainfall forecasted passim the time connected Monday, including a imaginable day thunderstorm, officials determined that contesting the last circular without spectators onsite would beryllium the safest way moving forward," the PGA Tour said.
The PGA Tour says its program is to vie the tourney connected Monday though.
Australia's Cameron Smith and Spain's Jon Rahm beryllium atop the standings with conscionable 18 holes remaining. Smith changeable a course-record 11-under-par 60 connected Saturday to sprout up the rankings.